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Aging and Retirement Publications & Resources

Coping with Caregiving: How to Manage Stress When Caring for the Elderly > PDF
This guide offers suggestions to help caregivers maintain their personal well-being while providing quality care for a relative or another care receiver. Authors: Vicki Schmall, Clara Pratt . . . . . more details

Helping Memory-Impaired Elders: A Guide for Caregivers > PDF
Discusses the causes of dementia and how to cope with a progressive dementing illness, respond to dementia-caused difficult behaviors, and communicate with a memory-impaired person. Provides guideline . . . . . more details

Letter of Last Instruction: Everybody Needs One > PDF
A letter of last instruction is not a will nor a substitute for one. It is a money-management tool and personal document that details a family member’s financial information. Twenty-three worksheets h . . . . . more details

Nutrition for Healthy Aging: Four Key Nutrition Messages for the Older Adult > HTML
Nutrition is key to preventing and managing chronic disease, as well as to improving the quality of your life as you age. This publication offers four important strategies to help you make more nutrit . . . . . more details

Nutrition for Older Adults: Preventing Malnutrition as the Body Ages > HTML
Poor nutrition can cause a cascade of health problems for older adults. This guide lists the nutrients of concern for people over 60—from antioxidants to calcium to water. Learn how eating well . . . . . more details

Retirement Ready?

This retirement-planning CD-ROM curriculum helps midlife and older adults manage the financial and the nonfinancial aspects of their approaching retirements. The comprehensi . . . . . more details

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Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 10
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2332
Moscow, ID 83844-2332

Phone: 208-885-7982

Fax: 208-885-9046



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