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Many Elderly Now Bring Companion on Doctor's Visit
Date:2/24/2012

visits. They should also ask how they can help. Do they want you to help remind them of the questions they wanted addressed, or would they rather that the companion asked the questions? She said it's helpful to set a framework for the appointment ahead of time.

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Learn more about involving loved ones in doctor visits from the U.S. National Institute on Aging.

SOURCES: Jennifer Wolff, Ph.D., associate professor, health policy and management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Md.; Debra Greenberg, Ph.D., senior social worker, division of geriatrics, Montefiore Medical Center, New York City; January 2012, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society


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