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Authors

  1. Scura, Kathleen Walsh MS, RN, GNPC
  2. Whipple, Beverly PhD, RN, FAAN

Abstract

The older woman living alone with unrecognized or undertreated health problems is an all-too-common patient profile. Here's a look at what you can do to promote improved self-care and well-being among these patients, with special attention to three of their foremost concerns: urinary incontinence, osteoporosis, and breast cancer.