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Communicating Health Information with Older Adults

Nurse Talking with Senior Patient Provider in Home with Senior Patients

This National Health Institute resource is intended for use by all health professionals dealing directly with older patients. The aim of the Talking With Your Older Patient handbook is providing information, tips, and techniques to help with diagnosis, promote treatment adherence, make more efficient use of provider time, and increase patient satisfaction. The resource is a composite of research, information and advice from physicians, nurses, researchers and other healthcare professionals.