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"ANNE BYRON WAUD PATIENT AND FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER FOR HEALTHY AGING - WAUD RESOURCE CENTER"

WHATProfessional assistance and advice provided to the public for issues and situations related to aging, disease and caregiving.
WHYTo provide support and information for those experiencing any age related issue.
WHEREWaud Resource Center. Johnston R. Bowman Health Center.
Rush University Medical Center.
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:

-Aging
-Caregiving
-Nursing care
-Health, nutrition, and exercise
-Independence
-Quality of life
-Death, dying, grief and hospice care
-Complementary and alternative medicine


The Rush University Medical Center provides access to geriatricians who can assist seniors coordinate services and lead healthier, more fulfilling lives as they age. Patients at Rush receive what every patient deserves: involvement in their own care, kindness, compassion, excellent clinical care and the devotion of some of the world's finest physicians, nurses and other caregivers.
source:rush.edu

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