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Discussing Cognitive Aging with Patients and Families is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, rural clinical sites, they are useful for students and health care professionals from many fields and across a very broad range of health care settings.
Define cognitive aging
Explain the difference between fluid intelligence and crystalized intelligence
Identify a clinical test that can be used to assess speed of medical processing
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Publications from, presentations from, and/or citations to this product:
The Elder Care provider sheets are occasionally published in the Arizona Geriatrics Society Journal, which is published twice yearly.
Nelson, D. and Medina-Walpole, A. (2010, December), Elder care provider fact sheets. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 58(12), 2414-2415. Also available
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Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Discussing Cognitive Aging with Patients and Families. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2016 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/251