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Myths of Aging Teaching Strategy

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1.   Consult the website of the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University’s College of Nursing contains many evidence-based assessment tools. Those listed below from the Try This® and How to Try This Series® are recommended for the content discussed in the quiz game on myths and facts associated with aging. The use of standardized tools to assess issues such as sleep, sexuality, cognition, depression and incontinence needs to be the first step in addressing these issues. The tools each have an article about using the tool, and a video illustrating the use of the tool, are all available for your use.  Below is a suggestion of tools that were mentioned in the speaker notes of the Myths Game. Visit to access the Try This® and How to Try This® resources: 

2.    Download the Myths Game.

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