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Monday, July 07, 2014

Ten Things to Look For in a Senior-Friendly Emergency Room

Health in Aging has released a two page pamphlet, "Ten Things to Look for in a Senior-Friendly Emergency Room" to assist seniors and health care professionals in spotting senior-friendly emergency rooms.  ERs can be overwhelming for seniors, due to their loud noises and the chaotic atmosphere.  The more time seniors spend in this type of environment, the higher their risk for delirium.  Health in Aging has outlined 5 questions to ask and 5 things to spot to determine if the ER is indeed senior-friendly.

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