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Problemas conductuales posteriores a traumatismo craneal (Coping With Behavior Problems After Head Injury)

Algunos problemas conductuales

Assistive Technology

Introduction

Sometimes called assistive devices, independent living aids, and adaptive equipment, assistive technolopy (AT) can help your loved one live more independently. It may also make your job as a caregiver easier and more enjoyable.

事实表 : 是痴呆症吗? 什么是痴呆症? (Is this Dementia and What Does It Mean? - Chinese)

Caregiverʼs Guide to Medications and Aging

Medications: A Double-Edged Sword

“Any symptom in an elderly patient should be considered a drug side effect until proved otherwise.”
Brown University Long-term Care Quality Letter, 1995

Home Away from Home: Relocating Your Parents

As you've watched your parents get older, perhaps you have struggled with situations such as these:

Demencia (Dementia)

Definición

En la comunidad médica se emplea el término de "demencia" para describir a los pacientes con trastornos de la capacidad intelectual. Los pacientes de demencia también pueden clasificarse según padezcan de demencia "presenil" o "senil", "síndrome cerebral orgánico" o "crónico", "arteriosclerosis" o "atrofia cerebral". Es importante señalar que la demencia no es una dolencia normal del proceso de envejecimiento. Los trastornos de demencia son provocados por procesos patológicos anormales y pueden afectar tanto a las personas jóvenes como a los ancianos.

Dementia, Caregiving, and Controlling Frustration

The Stresses of Caregiving

Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers

First, Care for Yourself

On an airplane, an oxygen mask descends in front of you. What do you do? As we all know, the first rule is to put on your own oxygen mask before you assist anyone else. Only when we first help ourselves can we effectively help others. Caring for yourself is one of the most important—and one of the most often forgotten—things you can do as a caregiver. When your needs are taken care of, the person you care for will benefit, too.

 

针对机能不全者编制的法律计划 (Legal Issues in Planning for Incapacity - Chinese)

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生命尽头的决策:心肺复苏和放弃复苏 (End-of-Life Choices: CPR and DNR)

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生命尽头的决策:心肺复苏和放弃复苏 Download here (260k) Simplified

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