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NASW Helps Joint Commission Develop New Consumer Brochure on Memory Problems & Dementia

The Joint Commission recently published a consumer education brochure on memory problems and dementia. The brochure, developed in collaboration with NASW, is part of the Joint Commission’s Speak Up™ initiative, which encourages consumers to play an active role in their health care. Visit www.jointcommission.org/speakup_memory_problems to download or print the brochure in both English and Spanish.

NASW resources:

  • Help Starts Here, NASW’s consumer Web site: includes information about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, aging, living with illness, advance care planning, family caregiving, and grief and loss
  • NASW Standards for Social Work Practice with Family Caregivers of Older Adults
  • NASW practice page for aging
  • NASW Advanced Practice Specialty Credentials in aging

Other related resources:

 

Chris Herman, MSW, LICSW
Senior Practice Associate

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