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Product Image A New Consumer Brochure: Los Adultos Mayores y las Catástrofes: Preparación y Respuesta

The Spanish language version of the consumer brochure "Older Adults and Disasters: Preparedness and Response. A Mental Health Guide". Geriatric Mental Health Foundation. 2009.  Categories: General
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Product Image A New Consumer Brochure:
Anxiety and Older Adults: Overcoming Worry and Fear


The 14-page brochure covers the different types of anxiety, concerns for older adults, signs and contributing factors of anxiety, the depression-anxiety link, treatment options, and tips on relieving anxiety and helping those suffering from anxiety. 2009. 
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Product Image A New Consumer Brochure
Older Adults and Disaster: Preparedness and Response. A Mental Health Guide.


This 20-page brochure for older adults and their families provides advice on how to be prepared for a disaster, how to plan for the most vulnerable older adults, and what steps to take during the recovery. Includes signs of psychological distress following a disaster, planning checklists, and resources. 2009.  Categories: General
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Product Image A New Book
iBrain: Surviving the Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind

By Gary Small, MD, and Gigi Vorgan

iBrain explores how technology’s march forward has altered the way young minds develop, function, and interpret information. While high-tech immersion can accelerate learning and boost creativity, it also has its glitches, among them a rise in ADD, increased social isolation, and Internet addiction. To thrive in the age of brain evolution, we must adapt, and iBrain—with its Technology Toolkit—equips all of us with the tools and strategies needed to close the brain gap. Collins Living. 2008. 
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Product Image A New Book
The Alzheimer's Action Plan: The Experts' Guide to the Best Diagnosis and Treatment for Memory Problems

By P. Murali Doraiswamy, MD, and Lisa P. Gwyther, MSW, with Tina Adler

This new book on Alzheimer's disease covers: the best tests to determine if this is---or is not---Alzheimer’s disease, the most (and least) effective medical treatments, coping with behavioral and emotional changes through the early and middle stages, gaining access to the latest clinical trials, and understanding the future of Alzheimer’s. St. Martin's Press. 2008.  Categories: Alzheimer's Disease
Member Price: $24.00 each
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A Guide to Mental Wellness in Older Age: Recognizing and Overcoming Depression (A Depression Recovery Toolkit)

The purpose of this kit is to help consumers, in partnership with their health care providers, identify and treat late-life depression. This set of fact sheets includes: What is Late-Life Depression; Am I Depressed?; Getting Good Medical Care; Treatment Options for Late-Life Depression; Taking Care of Yourself; Monitoring Your Symptoms of Depression; Caregiving--The Role of Family Members and Friends; and Paying for Mental Health Services under Medicare.  Categories: Depression
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Alzheimer's Disease (in Spanish) - Enfermedad de Alzheimer: Entendiendo Acerca de la Demencia Más Común

  Categories: Alzheimer's Disease
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Alzheimer's Disease: Understanding the Most Common Dementing Disorder

  Categories: Alzheimer's Disease
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Product Image Caring for the Alzheimer’s Disease Patient: How You Can Provide the Best Care and Maintain Your Own Well-Being

This 24-page consumer brochure provides information on Alzheimer’s disease, caregiver depression, treatment options for families and patients, tips for talking with health care providers, and an extensive resource section. Published by the Geriatric Mental Health Foundation, 2003. 
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Depression in Late Life (in Spanish) - Depresión Tardía: No Es Una Parte Natural Del Envejecimiento

  Categories: Depression
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Product Image Depression in Late Life: Not a Natural Part of Aging

  Categories: Depression
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Product Image Healthy Aging: Keeping Mentally Fit As You Age

Good health includes both physical and mental well-being. In addition to the many healthy lifestyle choices we can make to keep our bodies healthy and avoid illness and disability, there are steps we can take to help preserve healthy minds. This brochure covers those choices as well as warning signs of illness and tips on how to talk to your doctor. 2005.  Categories: General
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Product Image Sleeping Well As We Age: Insomnia is Not a Normal Part of Aging

This 24-page brochure for older adults and their families, describes insomnia and other sleep disorders, good sleep habits, and treatment for sleep problems. Illness, inactivity, poor sleep habits, and the inappropriate use of alcohol, caffeine, and tobacco are the cause of sleep problems for many older adults. Fortunately, a change in sleep habits, therapy, and medication can often bring about a good night's sleep. 2008.  Categories: General
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Product Image Substance Abuse and Misuse Among Older Adults

This 14-page brochure for older adults and their families defines risky drinking and medication misuse, describes risk factors and warning signs, includes a drinking self-assessment, and lists resources for help. 2006. 
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The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry

AJGP, the official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, presents the latest developments in geriatric psychiatry. AJGP publishes original research, scholarly review articles, and case reports addressing the mental disorders of later life. Jump to the AJGP Online for ordering information.

 


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