In This Issue

        Older Adults and Serious Mental Illness

        Approximately 15% of older adults in the United States live with a mental health condition. What does their care look like and how can it be improved? 6

        Fluctuating Decision-Making in People with Mental Illness

        Caring for residents with underlying mental illness poses an ethical dilemma. 7
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        Using Sensor Technology to Detect and Monitor Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia

        Using sensor technology holds potential for improving care in patients with dementia. 12

        Building Bridges: How Nursing Homes Can Forge Community Connections

        This health center in Baltimore started teaching people how to cook healthy food, but there’s many other things you can do to connect with the local community. 14