Dr. Elizabeth Landsverk, a geriatrician speaks about how different medications can affect elders as they age. The Tuesday event at Alameda Family Funeral and Cremation, called “Medications and Elders: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” was sponsored by the Social Lights 4 Change professional group and Alameda Family Funeral and Cremation in Saratoga, California.
Guest Columns, Elizabeth Landsverk, M.D., January 18, 2017
Caregivers and nurses: Knowing when to get involved in issues of elder intimacy
As caretakers of elderly people we focus on their health, comfort and emotions. We monitor their eating, bathroom routines, and even their socialization. But what about intimacy and romance? At what point, if ever, does a romance in an elder person’s life warrant some sort of interference from caregivers or nurses? This is a tricky issue which requires sensitivity.
Dr. Landsverk was interviewed by Gregory Freeman with HealthCare Risk Management about preventing falls in hospitals. Gregory's story was published in November 2016. Read more here:
Dr. Landsverk's article titled "Exercise as You Age: The Best Decision You Can Make for Your Health" was published in ThirdAGE.com. Click here to read the full article: