This publication discusses the evidence regarding the associations between age-related hearing loss and other age-related health issues and describes how social factors influence and are influenced by ae-related hearing loss to guide new approaches to audiologic practice. 15 pages. Last reviewed January 2019.
The SF7 Toolkit supports clinical best practices for healthcare providers across the sectors of care and includes self-management tools for older adults and their caregivers. The toolkit provides a common practice framework that complements the unique skills and practices of the various care providers helping older adults. SF7 focuses on seven clinical areas that support resilience, independence, and quality of life: cognition (particularly delirium), mobility, social engagement, continence, pain, nutrition, and polypharmacy. The SF7 toolkit is available by individual topic, or bundled together. 89 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
The authors conducted a scoping review of empirical peer-reviewed literature investigating the extent and range of research on residential school attendance on specific health outcomes and the populations affected. 23 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
This publication describes a study investigating the relationship between social engagement restrictions and chronic conditions, health status, support, quality of life implications, self-care barriers, caregiving and demographics. 13 pages. Last reviewed October 2018.