Geriatrics at Your Fingertips
David B. Reuben MD et al
Published by the American Geriatric Society
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As Assessment Guide to Geriatric Neuropsychology
Holly Tuokko and Thomas Hadjistavropoulos
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1998
Psychologists in Long Term Care
Psychologists In Long Term Care, Inc. (PLTC) is a network of psychologists and other professionals dedicated to providing high quality mental health services in long-term care settings, including skilled nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, assisted living facilities, and congregate housing.
Institute on Aging: San Francisco
Continuing Education for Professionals
CoHealth provides training and resources for psychologists, behavioral and healthcare professionals, and family members to better care for the elderly by understanding the psychology of aging along with the physical effects of growing old — a collaborative approach to care for the whole person.
UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center
We developed this Web site for researchers, primary care physicians, caregivers, students and those with a general interest in Alzheimer’s Disease. Utilizing the many resources and web links, we think you will find this a useful portal to understanding the many facets of dementia.
Assessing Competence to Consent to Treatment:
A Guide for Physicians and Other Health Professionals
Thomas Grisso and Paul S. Appelbaum
Oxford University Press 1998
Evaluating Competencies: Forensic Assessments and Instruments
Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers 2003
Changes in Decision-Making Capacity in Older Adults:
Assessment and Intervention
Edited by Sara H. Qualls and Michael A. Smyer
Wiley Series in Clinical Geropsychology 2007
Assessment of Older Adults with Diminished Capacity:
A Handbook for Psychologists
American Psychological Association Workgroup 2008
Available online: www.apa.org/pi/aging/capacity_psychologist_handbook.pdf
John Courtney PhD has a listserv focussed on mental health billing. To join send an email to: Mhbillingfirstname.lastname@example.org
Medicare Rules for Testing Services: APA
Billing and Coding: APA Practice Management
Edited by J. Craig Nelson
Medical Psychiatry Series
Clinical Manual of Geriatric Psychopharmacology
by Sandra A. Jacobson, Ronald W. Pies, and Ira R. Katz, 821 pp, $74.
Washington, DC, American Psychiatric Publishing, 2007.