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#GERIonICE helps rehab & fitness pros get results with older adults. Brought to you by the Institute of Clinical Excellence, tune in to hear pertinent geriatric discussions, relevant research, & treatment ideas. Good for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Assistants, Students, New Grads, Seasoned Veterans, Geriatricians, & Fitness Professionals. Find out more at PTonICE.com
 
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Live Long, Die Fast with Dustin Jones How can we help our patients Live Long & Die Fast? Join Dustin Jones as he discusses this important concept & its implications for quality of life. ----- Want to make sure you stay on top of all things geriatrics? Go to http://PTonICE.com/resources to check out our Free eBooks, Lectures, & the MMOA Digest!…
 
Tips to Load with Minimal Equipment with Dustin Jones New #GERIonICE talking about ways we can LOAD UP older adults when equipment is minimal. So grab that green theraband & that pink 2# dumbbell & join Dustin Jones for some practical takeaways that you can use with your patients! Video found here: https://www.facebook.com/544095089018070/videos/99…
 
Curious about community-based exercise programs in the age of COVID-19? Patrice Hazan of GroupHab & the GERI Facebook group recently interviewed Jeff Musgrave of StrongerLife Fitness about lessons learned during COVID-19. This is a GREAT discussion if you're interested in community-based fitness programs for older adults. Lots of nuggets of wisdom …
 
As we rebrand this podcast to #GERIonICE, we (the GEROS team) wanted to share what GEROS means to us & our hopes for this amazing community! If you didn't listen to Monday's episode, you should go back & do that. In summary, here are the changes that are happening: Say "Goodbye" to the GEROS Recap and "Hello" to the MMOA Digest - Bi-weekly email of…
 
BIG NEWS - The Future of GEROS Health -> #GERIonICE Listen in to hear an update on the podcast & what things are going to look like going forward! In Summary: Say "Goodbye" to the GEROS Recap and "Hello" to the MMOA Digest - Bi-weekly email of relevant research, helpful podcasts, & insightful info. Click here to get the MMOA Digest. - https://insti…
 
Today's episode from Alex Germano is centered on programming EMOM style workouts/sessions for the older adult population. You can find Alex's E-Book here: https://institute-of-clinical-excellence.ck.page/59d3c8a175 Low Level EMOMs here: https://www.facebook.com/icephysio/videos/159782215331642/?comment_id=221710799138783¬if_id=1596978311135937¬if_t…
 
Many things have had to adapt due to safety concerns of COVID-19 and the upcoming CSM is no exception. In this podcast, Troy talks with HHS president Dee about why the decision was made. There are not many details that have decided yet so stay tuned for more updates. Get free resources from the Home Health Section! www.homehealthsection.org…
 
The 2 Minute Step Test (TMST) with Nicole Nexon & Tali Speizman We in the PT community continue to need to be adaptive to current events - and we need to continue to provide high quality, evidence based care. While we can all agree that the 6 minute walk test is highly useful for determining exercise capacity, shortage of space is an issue in inpat…
 
APTA Covid-19 Task Force Recommendations #HHRecharge In this week's episode, Troy talks about the recent Covid-19 resources particularly the new APTA Covid-19 Task force recommendations. Link to the Covid-19 task force recommendations: https://www.apta.org/your-practice/outcomes-measurement/covid-19-core-outcome-measures ----- If you enjoyed this e…
 
We all have them. Fun stories, funny stories, sad stories, epic fail stories. They are what teach us. What we use to help guide our decisions and they shape us as clinicians. In this week's episode, Christina Prevett talks about some of hers and the other GEROS crews' BEST GeriPT stories. What are some of your most wild, funny, sad GeriPT stories? …
 
Sick BUT Strong (Part 3/3): Give them a Dose of our Medicine In the last part of our "Sick BUT Strong" series, we are going to finish building that bike and ride it straight on home! Julie Brauer talks about why it is so important to show our patients what they are capable of by giving them a dose of exercise! Is it safe? What does it logistically …
 
SICK but STRONG (Part 2/3) Let’s get to know our Heroes Now that we understand the importance of building the bike in acute care, how do we do it?! Join Julie Brauer, PT, DPT, as she explains how we can revamp our Acute Care evaluations to fully get to know our patients, build trust, and get them imagining what life wound look like if they were hea…
 
SICK But STRONG: Inspiring Change in Tough Settings (Part 1/3) with Dr. Julie Brauer, PT, DPT If you’ve been a part of the GEROS Health crew for a while, you have heard all about the process of Building the Bike. But have you thought about how we can do this in acute care? Join Julie Brauer as she dives deep into why it is so important to reimagine…
 
Meet the Docs in the Box! Two Physiatrists that are working to blend the words of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation with Fitness/CrossFit. Dustin & his wife, Dr. Meghan Jones, sat down with Dr. Amy West & Dr. Matthew Cowling to discuss all things Physiatry, CrossFit, & their new Podcast! We discuss: -What is Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation? -Ho…
 
PACE: A Job that sounds too good to be true Have you heard about PACE Programs (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly)? There have been a few people in the GEROS community share their love for PACE but we haven't really covered this special program on the podcast...until today! Meet Kaitlin Dodi-Monk - she's a Physical Therapist that works …
 
Less than 3 months ago, Troy, Tali, and Nicole recorded their first "corona virus" episode. Now, those same 3 clinicians regroup to discuss the professional and personal adaptations made since then. From telehealth to infectious disease prevention, being ambassadors of health and science, ageism, caring for the caregiver, and a personal experience …
 
What Outpatient Clinicians Should Know about Home Health Changes Troy helps answer questions from outpatient clinicians in the GEROS Community relating to Home Health. What should your patients expect? What are the trends we're seeing in the Home Health industry? What changes are coming that outpatient clinicians should be aware of? ----- If you en…
 
With many of our older adult clients choosing to stay at home or being told to stay in place, we are seeing more people return to, pick up or become increasingly interested in gardening! Gardening is the second most-reported leisure time physical activity for older adults (behind walking). In today's episode, Christina goes through the physical and…
 
Join Alex Germano as she dives into current literature about aging and cerebral palsy and what evidence is available for appropriate treatment protocols. The next episode of this 2 part series will feature an interview with one of Alex's patients who has cerebral palsy (Publishing in June). Articles mentioned: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/artic…
 
Social / Cultural norms and germs. Who's not re-evaluating their stance on both during a pandemic? Tali and Nicole continue to explore the changes COVID -19 has brought to our daily patient and colleague interactions, including how we greet each other. ----- If you enjoyed this episode, consider joining the GEROS Community! You'll get: Access to th…
 
A Home Health Clinician's COVID-19 perspective Troy talks with Amira Al-Jiboori. A physical therapist on the front lines in Tulsa, OK. Listen to her perspective on how things are changing and how it feels to be considered a hero during this time. ----- If you enjoyed this episode, consider joining the GEROS Community! You'll get: Access to the Priv…
 
Eva Norman speaks on this topic and some strategies that she used in Minnesota to help ease concerns and be able to provide vital care to those who need it. Resources mentioned in the podcast: https://aptahhs.memberclicks.net/treating-those-who-vitally-need-care-during-a-period-of-social-isolation-podcast-resources Eva Norman's contract information…
 
Bring Your Own Kettlebell: Implementing #oldNOTweak as a Student PT w. Taylor Eckel & Justin Lee Join Taylor Eckel & Justin Lee, DPT students from George Fox University, as they discuss their perspective & experience in Geriatric PT: Why the current model of care isn't sufficient to improve Geri outcomes... How higher intensities of resistance trai…
 
Most of our patients are home, relying on home exercise programs to get them through these next few months. Join Alex as she discusses barriers to adherence, measures for self efficacy and ways to improve success when giving home exercise programs. Articles: https://www.jospt.org/doi/pdf/10.2519/jospt.2019.8779 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
 
For many of us #GeriPT's, treatment looks VERY different from what we are used to. Sicker, younger, highly contagious patients, changing mindsets, scaling back treatment plans - or getting pulled from "comfortable and familiar" and being sent to a faster paced, less comfortable setting. It's a whole new ball game - or is it? Brush up on your pulmon…
 
Troy talks with Michelle Meade about Essential Thrombocythemia (ET). A rare blood cancer that causes over production of platelets which is more common in Older Adults. They talk about s/s to look out for, resources, and just her overall experience as a patient with the condition. ----- If you enjoyed this episode, consider joining the GEROS Communi…
 
Community Based Organizations (CBOs) - Your Biggest Asset You Don't Know About with Jennifer Tripken of the NCOA Meet Jennifer Tripken, Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging at National Council on Aging. She's been working hard at promoting some of the amazing resources available to folks. She's also partnered with the Academy of Geriatric P…
 
Leading from the Front in Acute Care - Special COVID-19 Episode w. Julie Brauer What is it like in acute care right now with the COVID-19 pandemic? How are acute care clinicians handling the current situation & preparing for what's to come? Listen in to this special interview with Christina Prevett & Julie Brauer to hear from the front lines. -----…
 
Exercise As a Pill If we could package up exercise, it would be deemed the magic pill. We know it can help prevent, delay or improve symptoms of 26 different chronic conditions! In this podcast we go through how to conceptualize exercise as a drug, how we prescribe exercise like physicians prescribe meds and using this analogy to try to get our cli…
 
COVID-19 and the Geri PT...we have a role to fill (and we're not just talking toilet paper) As a podcast and a community that strives to better serve older adults and maintain their health, we are presenting you with a special episode in regards to the spread of COVID- 19 around the world. What can we do to protect our patients (often in the most a…
 
Sleep Hygiene Techniques for Older Adults Join Alex today as she dives into why sleep is important, how older adults are likely affected, and what clinicians can do about it. The discussion focuses on important sleep hygiene techniques that you and your patients can utilize today. Articles mentioned: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC330…
 
Until 2009 there was no unified definition for the state where people, especially older people lose muscle now known as Sarcopenia, despite the fast that it is a main contributor to decline of functional status with old age. In this episode Nicole and Tali discuss the 2019 revised European consensus on definition and diagnosis for sarcopenia, with …
 
This is an important one for the Home Health peeps...Review Choice Demonstration (or RCD) is the second version of preclaim review that currently set to be initiated in 5 states. Troy talks about what RCD is and why you should pay attention even if you're currently not in one of the 5 states which includes Illinois, Ohio, North Carolina, Texas, and…
 
Starting an Older Adult Fitness Class INSIDE a CrossFit Box Have you thought about starting a fitness class geared towards older adults inside an existing facility? It can be a great opportunity for you, that facility, & your community. Listen in to hear Dustin Jones share his lessons learned after starting StrongerLifeHQ.com in December. ----- If …
 
High Intensity Functional Exercise in ACUTE REHAB w. Julia Mockeridge Meet Julia Mockeridge, PD, DPT, CF-L1! Julia is a physical therapist in CA and doing some pretty amazing things in the acute rehab setting. She's leveraging high intensity functional exercise in a group setting that has been wildly popular at her facility. Listen in to see how th…
 
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