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Questions Your Child Will Want You to Ask:
  Who else understands my medical needs and is available if I need help communicating those needs to others?  Am I referred so specialists for specific concerns?  Are my supporters aware of how some medications can affect an older person differently?  Do I get regular physicals such as mammograms, prostate check and blood pressure monitoring? Am I eating healthy meals and snacks?  Am I staying as physically active as possible?  Who will help me create a will and make my wishes known for medical directives?
Understanding the Health Needs of Older Adults with an Intellectual Disability
Support for Older  People with Intellectual Disability: A Manual for Promoting Health
Guidelines for Structuring Community Care and Supports for People with Intellectual Disabilities Affected by Dementia
Geriatric Recommendations for Adults with DD
American Diabetes Association
Dementia National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices
Fall Risk information
Home Health Aides
VNA Healthcare of CT
Nutrition & Exercise
CT Advanced Directives