1. Understand and discuss common challenges with aging patients that impact safety, independence and quality of life.
2. Describe how to assess for safety in living environment as well as what resources are available to support patient/family.
3. Know how to identify caregiver challenges, stress, and risk.
4. Understand the importance of addressing and documenting concerns and challenges, while being supportive and offering resources to promote QOL and Independence.
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