Special guesting opportunity with Dr. Yawn shares the misconceptions about COPD in older adults and challenges that lead to underdiagnosis. We shared an enlightening discussion about treatment options – both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic – and the importance of an interdisciplinary team in treating COPD.
“It’s not really about getting old – although sometimes we do talk about aging issues – it’s really more about all of the things, all of this stuff that’s not ready,” Batchelor said. “So that’s what’s getting old. We don’t have better long-term care policies.” The podcast focuses on a specific topic each week and features interviewee experts.
• What does age-friendly as a concept mean?
• Where did it come from, how has it evolved?
• Age-Friendly Ecosystem
• Age-Friendly Health Systems
• Age-Friendly Public Health
• Age-Friendly Universities
• Future of Age-Friendly
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.
Special guest interview with Catherine Reid, on the Inside Scoop TV show, where we discussed the topic (and it's growing importance) of designing age-friendly communities in today's world.
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.
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Views of Congressional Leaders
Duke University School of Nursing. (2018). Batchelor-Murphy’s Fellowship Shapes Views of Congressional Leaders.
Retrieved from https://bit.ly/2MDG33k
GSA Member Spotlight
Gerontological Society of America. (2018). GSA Member Spotlight: Melissa Batchelor-Murphy.
Retrieved from https://bit.ly/2MB8WNr
Featured Nurse Leader
Health and Aging Policy Fellows/ American Political Science Association. (2018). Featured Nurse Leader: Melissa Batchelor-Murphy, PhD, RN-BC, FNP-BC, FAAN.
Retrieved from https://bit.ly/2MAylGY
Spotlight on NPs Highlights
American Association of Nurse Practitioners. (2017). Spotlight on NPs highlights exciting achievements and activities of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Retrieved from https://bit.ly/2ME6RQX
Removing Barriers to APRN Practice
Inside Scoop Virginia. (2017). Removing Barriers to APRN Practice. Interviews with Winifred Quinn, AARP/ RWJF Co-Director of the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action; Andrea Brassard, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor; David DeBiasi, Advocacy Director for AARP Virginia.
Recorded February 7, 2017.
Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2kFctcB
Role: Coordinated Interviews for Catherine Read
Nursing Lifelines Publication
Medical University of South Carolina College of Nursing Lifelines publication. (2017). Featured as Exemplary Recent Graduate (alumni award) p. 30-31.
Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2qEpnd0
Making Social Media Work for You
National Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence Webinar (2017) Gherst, C., & Beilenson, J. Making Social Media Work for You: Integrating Social Media Efforts into Your Communications Strategy. Featured as an exemplar in using social media to disseminate my science, nursing education, and educate the public on issues related to aging, healthcare, health policy and the professional nursing. Recorded May 3, 2017.
Becoming a Geriatric Nurse
EveryNurse.org. (2017). Becoming a Geriatric Nurse.
Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2kqWCRf
Nursing in the 21st Century
The Inside Scoop Virginia. (2016). Nursing in the 21st Century: Television Interview with Melissa Batchelor-Murphy.
Recorded December 12, 2016.
The Inside Scoop Virginia. (2016). Senior Issues: Television Interview with Melissa Batchelor-Murphy.
Recorded February 2, 2016.
Mealtime Symptoms in Dementia
Duke University School of Nursing (2015). NIH/ NINR ADAPT Center: Mealtime Symptoms in Dementia.
Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2jXv9p0
2013 NHCGNE Leadership Conference
National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence. (2013). The 2013 NHCGNE Leadership Conference (speaker biography, p. 12)
Changes in Aging (TCU 360)
Lehman, H. (2012, April). Nursing faculty, students learn about changes in aging.
Retrieved from TCU 360 (Texas Christian University) website: https://goo.gl/G34hYD
POGOe Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative
White, J. (2012). POGOe Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative Video Tutorial.
Retrieved from http://goo.gl/zqtZer
John A. Hartford Foundation
(2012). Celebrating Thirty Years of Aging and Health. 2012 Annual Report.
(2011). “A Day in the Life of …” 10th Annual Report for BAGNC program.
Under the Influence: BAGNC Inspires Nurses
Watman, R. (2011). Under the Influence: BAGNC Inspires Nurses.
Retrieved from http://goo.gl/1IZ75p
State of Aging at MUSC
Medical University of South Carolina. (2009). Featured in State of Aging at MUSC: Center on Aging Annual Report.
UNCW Magazine. (2005). Outstanding UNCW Alumni – UNC Wilmington.
UNCW School of Nursing Newsletter
UNCW School of Nursing Newsletter. (2001). Outstanding UNCW School of Nursing Alumni – FNP.