Publications

Vayk. support to elderly from Artsakh

Association of HealthCare and Assistance to Older People cooperates with authorities of Vayots Dzor region to support our compatriots from Artsakh temporarily sheltered in Vayk city...

Good Communication when Delivering Psychological First Aid

The way you communicate with someone in distress is very important. People who have been through a crisis event may be very upset, anxious or confused...

First Psychological Aid to the Elderly

Every person has strengths and abilities to help them cope with life challenges. However, some people are particularly vulnerable in a crisis situation and may need extra help.

A.Torosyan's statement on the Azerbaijani attack against Artsakh and Armenia

Turkey and Azerbaijan are threats to regional security and peace and under no circumstances can we allow the genocide to be repeated...

#OldLivesMatter: Worldwide Campaign Against Ageism

AAGG and AHAOP join their international partners to fight against anti-old racism and raise awareness among citizens, media and institutions...

Seniors' Creativity Lab

Seniors' Creativity Lab is an initiative from Association of Healthcare and Assistance to Older People. It's a very important component of a Healthy Aging Center that currently operates in Yerevan...

Meeting with local self-government system authorities in Vayots Dzor region

Meeting with local self-government system authorities in Vayots Dzor region...

Modernity of geriatrics and gerontology in Armenia | Arthur Torosyan

Artur Torosyan speaks about challanges of ageing and importance of the development of Geriatrics and Gerontology in Armenia...

Dementia

There is often a lack of awareness and understanding of dementia, resulting in stigmatization and barriers to diagnosis and care...

Clinical Guideline on Management of Older Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 3b or Higher

Clinical Practice Guideline on management of older patients with chronic kidney disease stage 3b or higher(eGFR <45 mL/min/1.73 m2))...

Pharmacological management of Persistent Pain in Older Persons

Armenian Association of Healthcare and Assistance to Older People has adapted a guideline on "Pharmacological management of Persistent Pain in Older Persons" from American Geriatrics Society (AGS)...

COVID-19 in Older Adults

Typical symptoms of COVID-19 such as fever, cough, and dyspnea may be absent in the elderly despite respiratory disease (1)...

Online Meeting: Comorbid Diseases in Elderly and COVID-19

As you may already know elderly are at higher rick during COVID-19 pandemic because of their physiological features and comorbid diseases they have...

Caregiver School 2020

In Caregiver School, which is operated by AHAOP, the learning course is designed for family caregivers, nurses and for all of those, who wants to gain knowledge and develop their skills in care issues

Every contribution matters

Providing free services to help older adults to keep their dignity, independence and make their adulthood happier is our mission․․․

COVID-19 We Must Care for Older Adults’ Mental Health

One particular group we should keep in mind during this challenging time is older adults, whose routines and usual support systems may be disrupted...

Occupational Therapy for Elderly People

Due to the physiological and physical changes that occur in the elderly in this process, some activities of the individuals are restricted or prevented from realizing these activities․

Messages for older adults, people with underlying health conditions and their carers

Older adults, especially in isolation and those with cognitive decline/dementia, may become more anxious, angry, stressed, agitated and withdrawn during the outbreak ...

Protecting Elderly During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Older people have the right to health including access to information, care and medical services on an equal basis with everyone else....

Fun Activities You Can Enjoy with Your Elderly Loved Ones

There are many different fun activities that you can do with your senior citizen loved ones. These are great ways to spend time with them and even help them improve their health and reduce stress...

WHO Interim guidance: Clinical management of SARI when COVID-19 disease is suspected

For older people with probable or suspected COVID-19, provide person-centred assessment, including not only conventional history taking, but a․․․

Geriatrics and Gerontology

Gerontology is multidisciplinary and is concerned with physical, mental, and social aspects and implications of aging. Geriatrics is a medical specialty focused on care and treatment of older persons...

Caring for a Dying Loved One

Whether you bring a dying loved one home or keep vigil at the hospital, you can take measures to provide comfort and relief at the end of life....

How to keep safe our older family mambers. COVID-19

Older adults, 65 years and older, are at higher risk for severe illness. Research is showing that adults 60 and older, especially those with preexisting medical conditions, especially heart disease,..

What do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know?

Early data suggest older people are twice as likely to have serious COVID-19 illness. This may be because immune systems change with age, making it harder to fight off diseases and infection․․․

Healthy Eating after Becoming 50-years-old

This article is currently available in Armenian language only.

Interview with president of AHAOP Artur Torosyan

Dr. Artur Torosyan, who is a founder and president of Association of Healthcare and Assistance to Older People talks about newly adapted clinical guidelines for improving the care of the older person with diabetes mellitus....

Seek kindness everywhere

The social video was shot by the Association of Healthcare and Assistance to Older People with the...

Guidelines for Improving the Care of the Older Person with Diabetes Mellitus

Older persons with DM have higher rates of premature death, functional disability, and coexisting illnesses such as hypertension, coronary heart disease (CHD)․․․

SENIORS

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Messages for older adults, people with underlying health conditions and their carers

Older adults, especially in isolation and those with cognitive decline/dementia, may become more anxious, angry, stressed, agitated and withdrawn during the outbreak ...

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Stress and Coping in Emergency

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming....

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FAMILY

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Dementia

There is often a lack of awareness and understanding of dementia, resulting in stigmatization and barriers to diagnosis and care...

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Good Communication when Delivering Psychological First Aid

The way you communicate with someone in distress is very important. People who have been through a crisis event may be very upset, anxious or confused...

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NEWS

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Vayk. support to elderly from Artsakh

Association of HealthCare and Assistance to Older People cooperates with authorities of Vayots Dzor region to support our compatriots from Artsakh temporarily sheltered in Vayk city...

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A.Torosyan's statement on the Azerbaijani attack against Artsakh and Armenia

Turkey and Azerbaijan are threats to regional security and peace and under no circumstances can we allow the genocide to be repeated...

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VIDEOS

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Modernity of geriatrics and gerontology in Armenia | Arthur Torosyan

Artur Torosyan speaks about challanges of ageing and importance of the development of Geriatrics and Gerontology in Armenia...

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Interview with president of AHAOP Artur Torosyan

Dr. Artur Torosyan, who is a founder and president of Association of Healthcare and Assistance to Older People talks about newly adapted clinical guidelines for improving the care of the older person with diabetes mellitus....

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SPECIALISTS

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Clinical Guideline on Management of Older Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 3b or Higher

Clinical Practice Guideline on management of older patients with chronic kidney disease stage 3b or higher(eGFR <45 mL/min/1.73 m2))...

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COVID-19 in Older Adults

Typical symptoms of COVID-19 such as fever, cough, and dyspnea may be absent in the elderly despite respiratory disease (1)...

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CONFERENCES

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First Pan-Armenian International Congress of Geriatrics

Arthur Torosyan, founder and president of the Association, Tsovinar Harutyunyan, UNFPA Assistant Representative and Zaruhi Batoyan, Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs greeted the...

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Geriatrics: Special Features of Diseases in Old Age

The conference on “Geriatrics: Special Features of Diseases in old Age” was held on March 7, 2018 at the Hotel Ani Plaza, Yerevan, Armenia...

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