ANNE BYRON WAUD PATIENT AND FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER FOR HEALTHY AGING - WAUD RESOURCE CENTER
The Rush Center for Excellence in Aging.
Chicago, IL, USA.
Examples of questions that staff at the Waud Resource Center maybe able to assist include:
-What should I look for in a nursing home?
-How do I know whether it's safe for me or my parent to live at home?
-What is normal memory loss?
-Where can I find the latest information about a specific disease?
-Is there a good book about caring for a parent, spouse or other loved one?
-How do I talk to my parents about their health and independence?
-What is a Power of Attorney for Health Care?
-How can I cope with the death of a parent, spouse, sibling or other loved one?
Some of the Waud Resource Center resources include books and various multimedia on issues related to:
-Geriatric mental health, cognitive behavior, psychiatry.
-Health, nutrition, and exercise.
-Quality of life.
-Death, dying, grief, palliative and hospice care.
-Complementary and alternative medicine.
The Rush Center for Excellence in Aging focuses on aging related research, older adult and family care, education, health equity, and health policy.
Elderly Caregiver Support and Assistance Programs
Caregiver Films and Documentaries