HomeLorraine Trecroce

Author: Lorraine Trecroce

Identifying Elder Abuse Victims – An Important Component of a Senior-Friendly ED

The ED – a Place to Identify Abuse Older adults are commonly victims of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, with 5-10% of community-dwelling seniors experiencing elder mistreatment each yea...Read More

Design and Accessibility Best Practices for a Senior-Friendly ED

Accessibility Recommendations The following recommendations are based on accessibility requirements taken from the following sources: Belinda Parke and Kathleen Friesen, Code Plus: Physical Design Co...Read More

Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress, Medical Risks for Elderly Patients

NEW YORK – The Mount Sinai Hospital emergency room looks and sounds like hundreds of others across the country: Doctors rush through packed hallways; machines beep incessantly; paramedics wheel stret...Read More