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Dr. Paula Hartman Stein is a geropsychologist, healthcare educator, and journalist covering Medicare issues for The National Psychologist newspaper. She has edited two books, Enhancing Cognitive Fitness in Adults and Innovative Behavioral Healthcare for Older Adults. Dr. Stein has 30 years of experience in direct patient care in settings that include primary care, hospitals, and private practice. Her current academic appointments include Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Northeast Ohio Medical University, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Life Span Development and Gerontology at the University of Akron and faculty in the Integrated primary care certificate program at the U of Massachusetts Medical School. Active as a national advocate for quality healthcare since 2007, she currently serves on the depression and elder maltreatment screen technical expert panels for CMS. She consults with behavioral healthcare providers regarding medical documentation and quality measures.
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Dr. Hartman-Stein is a nationally recognized healthcare consultant, educator, journalist. and clinical psychologist who specializes in working with older adults and late life families.

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Medicare documentation updates 2018 for psychotherapy are now available

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Tame your brain!

How silence actually affects our brain What if the time we spent in silence with no other noise or stimulus could actually improve our memory and brain function? That’s what scientists are discovering in new studies that show when mice were exposed to two hours of silence a day, that cells the hippocampus actually grew.

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Courageous Confessions

Courageous Confessions The first time I saw and heard Dr. Matthew Fox I admired his courage first and foremost. He was on a book tour about The Pope’s War, speaking to a small crowd in a local bookstore in Asheville, NC. I was only vaguely familiar with his writings then but immediately felt the powerful

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Everyday heroes have “courageous conversations”

Everyday heroes have “courageous conversations” On October 5th I heard a rousing, riveting speech at the University of Akron by the famous social psychologist, Dr. Phil Zimbardo, who is best known for his 1971 Stanford Prison experiment in which ordinary college students morphed into monstrous, abusive prison guards in a role play situation that rapidly

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