The IGEC has created a series of brief videos (around 5-10 minutes each) to provide information on a variety of topics. They are appropriate for anyone who provides care to older adults. Video topics include frailty, falls, Parkinson's Disease, and approprite medications. 


Frailty (9:09)

At the end of this presentation, viewers will be able to define frailty; discuss how and when to screen for frailty; and gain information on potential treatments. 


Falls (5:53)

At the end of this presentation, viewers will be able to identify risk factors and common causes of falls; outline components of a fall risk assessment, including gait and balance evaluation; and discuss options for assistive devices.


Parkinsonism: A Geriatrician's Perspective (10:48)

At the end of this presentation, viewers will review diagnostic criteria for Parkinson's disease (PD), along with the stages of the disease and associated brain changes; identify pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies; and compare conitions misdiagnosed as PD. 


Appropriate Medication Utilization in the Elderly ( 7:51)

At the end of this presentation, viewers will be able to understand why older adults are at greater risk for inappropriate medication use; discuss polypharmacy - what it is, its consequences, and strategies to prevent it; and learn how to conduct a medication review to ensure optimal medication utilization.