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Antipsychotic Stewardship Program: 6 Steps

The GuideStar Eldercare LTC Antipsychotic Stewardship Program® is a breakthrough approach to bedside care for nursing home patients with dementia.

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Why LTC Needs an Antipsychotic Stewardship Program

The GuideStar Eldercare LTC Antipsychotic Stewardship Program® is rapidly emerging as a successful, evidence-based clinical model for reducing the use...

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Polypharmacy & Dementia

Functional and metabolic changes associated with aging influence the impact of medications on aging patients, making the stakes higher. Thus, attentio...

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Get to Know the 2023 BEERS Criteria®

Get to Know the 2023 BEERS Criteria®

American Geriatrics Society 2023 updated its AGS Beers Criteria® for potentially inappropriate medication use in older adults (65+), released on May 4...

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Age-Friendly Health Systems

What is an Age-Friendly Health System?

The team at GuideStar Eldercare is proud to be recognized as an Age-Friendly Health System. Age-Friendly Health System is an initiative of The John A....

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Mental Health in Older Adults

A person-centered view recognizes the many dimensions of health, including physical, psychosocial, and spiritual well-being. May 11 marks the 6th annu...

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Delusions and Paranoia in Alzheimer’s: Tips for Caregivers

Hallucinations, delusions, and paranoia are common in individuals who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, including Lewy Body Dementia and Pa...

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Dementia Among Minority Groups

Dementia impacts ethnic and racial groups uniquely. Black Americans, Mexican Americans, & women have higher risk of dementia; that is not accounted fo...

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What is the MIND Diet?

There is no cure for most dementias, but evidence indicates that the MIND Diet may be able to influence cognitive functioning. This year we take a loo...

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