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Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Integrative Medicine in Elder Care: Part One: Mind-Body and Energy Medicine

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

"Integrative Medicine in Elder Care: Part One: Mind-Body and Energy Medicine" 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.

Educational objectives: 


1. Describe current trends in use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by older adults.


2. Identify known benefits for older adults from use of common CAM treatments, such as transcendental meditation and Tai Chi.

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Subscribers to POGOe are free to reprint Elder Care on their own stationery or in other publications without obtaining specific permission, so long as

  1. content is not changed,
  2. no one is charged a fee to use or read the publication,
  3. authors and their affiliated institutions are noted without change, and
  4. the reprint includes the following statement: “Reprinted courtesy of the Arizona Reynolds Program of Applied Geriatrics and the Arizona Geriatric Education Center."

Elder Care Provider Sheets can also be accessed at http://www.reynolds.med.arizona.edu/EduProducts/ElderCareProviderSheets.cfm.

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 online.

Date posted: 
Wed, 01/21/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 03/06/2018
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Suggested Citation:
Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Integrative Medicine in Elder Care: Part One: Mind-Body and Energy Medicine. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/255

AMA Healthier Life Steps™

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

Physicians’ guide to Patient screening, intervention and motivation tools and techniques developed by the American Medical Association (AMA) describes the important role physicians play in fostering lifestyle change, and explains how physicians can implement strategies to assess patients’ readiness to change and how to counsel patients on making these changes. For more information, please visit http://www.ama-assn.org/go/healthierlifesteps.

Educational objectives: 

After completing this activity, learners should be able to: 1) utilize references about healthy lifestyles and behavior changes that impact patients’ lives. 2) implement strategies to assess patients’ readiness to change poor lifestyle behaviors. 3) counsel patients on lifestyle changes and provide action plans when appropriate.

Date posted: 
Mon, 06/01/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Sat, 10/17/2009
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Suggested Citation:
and . AMA Healthier Life Steps™. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/255

House Calls Video Game: Riskdom-Geriatrics

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Date Posted: 
12/31/1969
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/31/1969
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Abstract: 

This is an interactive video game which teaches the general principles of home safety for older persons. This video game could be used as a learning tool for medical students, allied health professionals and patients.

Educational objectives: 

1- Increasing awareness on the importance of home safety for older persons 2- Explaining the principles of a home visit 3- Learning while having fun

Publications from, presentations from, and/or citations to this product: 

Learning while having fun: the use of video gaming to teach geriatric house calls to medical students. Duque G, Fung S, Mallet L, Posel N, Fleiszer D. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008 Jul;56(7):1328-32.

Date posted: 
Fri, 05/08/2009
Date Submitted or Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
Tue, 07/17/2012
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Suggested Citation:
House Calls Video Game: Riskdom-Geriatrics. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from: https://pogoe.org/taxonomy/term/255

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