Associate Professor Melissa Batchelor was interviewed by CNBC for the story "How to talk with your older parents about the COVID-19 pandemic—and have them actually listen."
Age is a risk factor is because of thenormal
changes that happen to your immune system
over time, she told CNBC.
Dr. Batchelor was also featured recently in an
AARP story: "5 Ways Hospitals Will Change in Next Decade." In it, she discusses how facilities around the country are adopting more age-friendly approaches to care.
Dr. Melissa Batchelor was interviewed by NPR Weekend Edition host Scott Simon on March 21st, 2020: Don’t Make them Feel Like a Charity Project: Talking to the Elderly About Coronavirus
Melissa worked with the American Association
for Retired People (AARP) Home Alone Alliance How-To Video Series: Special Diets on two of six videos for a How-To Caregiver Training series to teach family caregivers how to manage special diets. The series was nominated at a 2020 Sharecare Awards Finalist.
Melissa was recently featured in a podcast episode with Annmarie Tolman, RN MSN, Founder of Brains 3.0. This special episodetalks about nurses solving today's Health and Wellness Issues through innovative solutions that work.
Melissa was recently published in a chapter of this book called: Optimizing Mealtimes for Persons Living with Dementia. This newest edition release delivers updated guidelines, case studies, and the latest evidence-based protocols.