The nurse is working for a primary care physician who is performing an intake interview with a 60-year-old woman who is in excellent physical health and takes great pride in eating right, exercising, and keeping her stress levels low.
In the interview, the woman shares that she also takes many additional supplements to prevent mental deterioration as she begins to age but at present is inquiring as to additional things she may be able to incorporate into her life that will keep her cognitive abilities sharp and on track.
Read the scenario above and answer the following questions:
What ideas do you have that you could share with her?
What additional information would you want to inquire about in regard to the supplements?