care for older adults …

GeriPal has a great thread going in answer to the question “If you have to share ONE TIP with your fellow Geriatricians and Gerontologists about palliative care of older adults, what would it be?”

Many years ago, a wise physician counseled me … “In every clinical encounter, always sit down and always touch the patient.”

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  1. A mentor advised to speak in normal tones and if the patient is hard of hearing speak slow with low tones . Don’t always assume the older patient is hard of hearing.

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