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WHAT Professional assistance and advice on caregiving support and other aging related issues.
WHYTo provide support and information for those experiencing any age related issue.
WHEREWaud Resource Center. Johnston R. Bowman Health Center.
The Rush Center for Excellence in Aging.
Chicago, IL, USA.

Program Description

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.
-Nursing care.
-Health, nutrition, and exercise.
-Quality of life.
-Death, dying, grief, palliative and hospice care.
-Complementary and alternative medicine
-Support Groups

The Rush Center for Excellence in Aging focuses on aging related research, older adult and family care, education, health equity, and health policy.

The center provides access to geriatricians who can assist seniors coordinate services and lead healthier, more fulfilling lives as they age.

Aging Programs

Elderly Caregiver Support and Assistance Programs
Caregiver Films and Documentaries

Find out more about the Anne Byron Waud Patient and Family Resource Center for Healthy Aging -Waud Resource Center Programs

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