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A Crash Course Guide to Awareness of Elder Care
Shawn A. Berkowitz, MD, CMD, AAFP, CAQ Geriatrics
Geriatric Scholars Community is pleased to share this training module from the Consortium of New York Geriatric Education Centers.
After reviewing the presentation, learners will be able to:
1. Explain the predisposing or precipitating RISK FACTORS for DEMENTIA and DELIRIUM
in older patients; 2. Identify the types and prevalence of MEDICAL CO-MORBIDITY associated with
mental health problems, and; 3. Review and Explain the impacts of Co-Morbid conditions on QUALITY OF LIFE in older persons.
This project was supported by funds from the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health
Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services
(DHHS), Prevention and Public Health Fund under grant number UB4HP19194A0 Alzheimer's Disease Interprofessional Training. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the BHPr, HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government.