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Senior PsychCare Encyclopedia

 

For Senior Drivers

Safe Driving For Seniors

The Business of Medicine

How Medicare Killed the Family Physician

Philosophy

The Advantage of Psychiatric Involvement in Geriatric Care

Quality Mental Health Care for Geriatric Patients in Nursing Homes

How a Psychiatrist Can Help in Choosing the Right Nursing Home

The Role of the Geriatric Psychiatrist

Common Problems

Psychiatric Options in Treatment of Seniors: A Summary of Evidence

A Warning Regarding Future ‘Medical Homes’

End of Life Decision Making

What is Osteoporosis?

Shoe Wear Suggestions Meant For The Elder Adult

The Antidepressant Trazodone Showed Objective Polysomnographic Evidence In Reference To Efficacy For Primary Insomnia In A Small Double-blind, Randomized Trial

Nonpharmacologic Approaches to Insomnia in Older Adults

Unwanted Weight Loss

Frailty Study Highlights Importance of Increased Protein Intake for Older Adults

Alzheimer's and Dementia

Lewy Body Disease

10-Point Clock Test Screens for Cognitive Impairment in Clinic and Hospital Settings

AMDA's Online Dementia CPG

Alzheimer's and Related Dementias

Predictor of Negligence in Community Dwelling Elders

Early Diagnosis: The 7 Minute Alzheimer's Test

Medications

Observing Harmful Drug Events Employing a Nursing Home–Specific Trigger Instrument

Averting Overmedication and Harmful Medication Reactions

Abuse and Misuse of Medications in the Elderly

Sleeping Medication: Over-The-Counter Antihistamines are Dangerous.

Depression

How Physicians Try to Spot Depression

Late Life Depression

Synchronous Epidemiology of Unobserved Clinical Depression in Institutionalised Elder People

Coping with Depression and the Holidays

Depression in Late Life: Not A Natural Part Of Aging

Depression in Older Adults (PDF file)

Relations

Marriage and Divorce in Later Life

Diverging Paths In The Later Years

How to Establish Boundaries and Guidelines for Intimacy, Sexuality and Sexual Behavior in Assisted Living and Nursing Home Environments

En Espanol

Depresión Tardía: No Es Una Parte Natural Del Envejecimiento

Enfermedad de Alzheimer

El rol del la Psiquiatra Geriátrico

 

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Testimonial

“Under the care of Leo J. Borrell, M.D. since December 2001, I have seen a remarkable improvement in my mother’s condition. She is responding dramatically to the new regiment Dr. Borrell has prescribed”

- Beth Rose

Articles

Oct 24, 2008

A Comprehensive Review of Psychiatric Care in Long-Term Care Facilities

 by Dr. Leo J. Borrell, featured in Assisted Living Consul. A HealthCom Media Publication

Feb. 3, 2008

The Interdisciplinary Team; The Role of the Psychiatrist

by Dr. Leo J. Borrell, featured in Assisted Living Consult for November/December 2006. A HealthCom Media Publication

Jan 14, 2008

Psychiatric Options in the Treatments of Seniors

by Dr. Leo J. Borrell, featured in Assisted Living Consult for September/October 2006. A HealthCom Media Publication

Sept 29, 2009

AMDA Presentation 2009

by Dr. Leo J. Borrell

AMDA Presentation Handouts 2009

by Dr. Leo J. Borrell