This tip sheet provides tips for how older adults can safely travel. Each tip includes a description of how to carry out the safety travel outlines.
This tip sheet discusses the four parts of Medicare and what each part entails. It also discusses how to get started with Medicare when initially applying. Finally, it includes advice if one were to choose traditional Medicare.
This tip sheet discusses the importance of good communication between an older adult patient and healthcare provider. It provides various tips for before, during, and after one's appointment to consider as they communicate with their provider. The tips include possible questions or conversations to have that will improve the communication between a healthcare provider and patient to maintain good health.
This tip sheet provides 11 tips to be the best caregiver possible for your loved ones. Each tip includes a description or example of how to carry out the action. Available in a PDF for download.
This tip sheet discusses various tips for older adults in case of hot weather (greater than 80 degrees F). It also discusses how to spot and treat health problems caused by heat.
This tip sheet reviews various home safety tips for older adults. Each tip includes a description of how to maintain a safe environment for older adults while living at home.
This tip sheet discusses what one should know about advance directives including tips for preparing an advance directive. Each tip includes an explanation of the information provided.
This tip sheet discusses various flu prevention and treatment tips for older adults. It reviews the common flu symptoms as well as what steps to follow if one gets the flu.
This tip sheet helps older adults and family members find quality nursing home care as well as what to look for in a nursing home. It discusses the importance of getting to know the staff and knowing how to evaluate the routines and activities that occur throughout the day at the facility.
This tip sheet reviews essential vaccinations for older adults such as the flu, pneumococcal, tetanus, and shingle shots. For each vaccination, a description of what it does, who needs it, and when to get it is included.