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What to do when aging brings on the blues - PennLive.com

What to do when aging brings on the blues - PennLive.com | Suicide Prevention in LTC | Scoop.it
What to do when aging brings on the blues PennLive.com Loneliness is a risk factor for depression and suicide in older adults, said Leidig, who suggested older adults get to know their neighbors, start going to church or visit their local senior...
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Judge writes suicide note in Rauner Library - The Dartmouth

Judge writes suicide note in Rauner Library The Dartmouth He said being put in a nursing home was "a fate I am not prepared to accept." Hammerman, described by colleagues and friends as meticulous in nature, even planned out his memorial service in...
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Suicide Rates Are High Among the Elderly - NYTimes.com

Suicide Rates Are High Among the Elderly - NYTimes.com | Suicide Prevention in LTC | Scoop.it
Psychological well-being often increases later in life, but so do suicide rates, especially among men. ... Dental Problems in the Nursing Home · Decision Casts Doubt on Brain Scans for Alzheimer's. Previous Post Legal ...
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McKnight's > News > MDS compliance: Experts develop best practices for ... - McKnight's Long Term Care News

McKnight's > News > MDS compliance: Experts develop best practices for ... - McKnight's Long Term Care News | Suicide Prevention in LTC | Scoop.it
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Suicide Assessment Five-Step Evaluation and Triage (SAFE-T)|SAMHSA

Suicide Assessment Five-Step Evaluation and Triage (SAFE-T)|SAMHSA | Suicide Prevention in LTC | Scoop.it
Assists clinicians in conducting a suicide assessment using a 5-step evaluation and triage plan to identify risk factors and protective factors, conduct a suicide inquiry, determine risk level and potential interventions, and document a treatment...
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Stop A Suicide - Home Page

Stop A Suicide - Home Page | Suicide Prevention in LTC | Scoop.it
Stop A Suicide Today, can teach you how to recognize
the warning signs of suicide in family, friends, co-workers, and patients, and
why you need to respond as you would do with any medical emergency.
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Eight factors found critical in assessing suicide risk

Eight factors found critical in assessing suicide risk | Suicide Prevention in LTC | Scoop.it
The most serious factors include a history of suicide attempts, acute suicidal ideation, severe hopelessness, attraction to death, family history and acute overuse of alcohol.
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Does the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) Distinguish Between Older Adults With High Versus Low Levels of Suicidal Ideation?

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Pushing Elder Suicide in Slate - National Review Online (blog)

Pushing Elder Suicide in Slate - National Review Online (blog) | Suicide Prevention in LTC | Scoop.it
Pushing Elder Suicide in Slate
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They could clearly envision–and they rejected–the idea of spending their remaining years in a nursing facility.
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Depression and old age: France to tackle elderly suicide - West - Welfare Society Territory

Depression and old age: France to tackle elderly suicide - West - Welfare Society Territory | Suicide Prevention in LTC | Scoop.it
West - Welfare Society Territory Depression and old age: France to tackle elderly suicide West - Welfare Society Territory These symptoms can be caused by isolation, insecurity, loss of independence due to a change of physical or intellectual...
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Suicide risk in LTC: Effective protocols may not be what you think ...

Suicide risk in LTC: Effective protocols may not be what you think ... | Suicide Prevention in LTC | Scoop.it
Ron P. Depression, hopelessness, and suicidal ideation among the elderly: a comparison between men and women living in nursing homes and in the community. J Gerontol Soc Work. 2004;43(2-3):97-116. 4. Osgood NJ.
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Everything Doesn't Get Better with Time: Elderly Suicide is on the Rise

Everything Doesn't Get Better with Time: Elderly Suicide is on the Rise | Suicide Prevention in LTC | Scoop.it
Elderly people are committing suicide a an alarming rate. ... Family members often place their elderly into nursing homes or other senior living facilities and rarely visit/contact them. Elderly people who lose a spouse often ...
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Promoting Mental Health and Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for Senior Living Communities | The Retirement Research Foundation

Promoting Mental Health and Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for Senior Living Communities | The Retirement Research Foundation | Suicide Prevention in LTC | Scoop.it
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Social disconnectedness ups depression severity, suicide ideation : Internal Medicine News

Social disconnectedness ups depression severity, suicide ideation : Internal Medicine News | Suicide Prevention in LTC | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES – Older adults who screen positive for social disconnectedness in the primary care setting have high levels of depressive symptom severity and a high likelihood of suicide ideation and behavior during their lifetime, according to...
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Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) | Doctor | Patient.co.uk

Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) | Doctor | Patient.co.uk | Suicide Prevention in LTC | Scoop.it
This easy to use patient questionnaire is a self-administered version of the PRIME-MD diagnostic instrument for common mental disorders. [ 13682 : Kroenke...
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CCSMH - Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health - Assessment of Suicide Risk and Prevention of Suicide

CCSMH - Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health - Assessment of Suicide Risk and Prevention of Suicide | Suicide Prevention in LTC | Scoop.it
The mission of the Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health ( CCSMH ) is to promote the mental health of older persons/seniors by connecting people, ideas and resources.
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MDS compliance Experts develop best practices for identifying, treating suicidal nursing home residents

MDS compliance Experts develop best practices for identifying, treating suicidal nursing home residents | Suicide Prevention in LTC | Scoop.it
Caregivers in longterm care facilities should screen residents using a suicide risk assessment tool in order to undertake appropriate interventions, according to experts in geriatric psychology and psychiatry.
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Euthanasia Activists Actively Pushing Elder Suicide on Healthy Seniors - LifeNews.com

Euthanasia Activists Actively Pushing Elder Suicide on Healthy Seniors - LifeNews.com | Suicide Prevention in LTC | Scoop.it
Euthanasia Activists Actively Pushing Elder Suicide on Healthy Seniors
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They could clearly envision–and they rejected–the idea of spending their remaining years in a nursing facility.
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