Geriatric Topics

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Attitudes and beliefs regarding urinary incontinence (UI) are important for the nurse to consider in an effort to best assess and manage UI.
Many factors contribute to gaps in care during critical transitions.
Alcohol and drug use among persons aged 50 years and older is increasing as more people live longer, continue community living, and continue substance use habits established in youth and middle adulthood.
Excessive sleepiness, sometimes called excessive daytime sleepiness, is common in older adults.