Browsing Month November, 2015

How Hearing Loss Effects Older People

By at November 2, 2015 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

  Hearing Loss in Older Adults — Its Effect on Mental Health By Claudia Dewane, DEd, LCSW Social Work Today Vol. 10 No. 4 P. 18 If there were no need to communicate every day, older adults with hearing loss would have no problem. Helen Keller is credited with noting that blindness cuts us off from things, but deafness cuts us off from people. The

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Anxiety Disorders in Older Adults

By at November 1, 2015 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

Anxiety Disorders in Older Adults By Michael B. Friedman, LMSW; Lisa Furst, LMSW, MPH; Zvi D. Gellis, PhD; and Kimberly Williams, LMSW Social Work Today Vol. 13 No. 4 P. 10 Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent mental health conditions, and in any given year, about 10% of adults aged 65 and older experience a diagnosable anxiety disorder (Byers, Yaffe,

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