, demography (conditions of mortality and morbidity), employment and retirement, and sociology.For statistical and public administrative purposes, however, old age is frequently defined as 60 or 65 years of age or older. It is the last stage in the life processes of an individual, and it is an age group or generation comprising a segment of the oldest members of a population. This course does not meet the ethics requirement for National Certified Counselors. Program summary: This National Cancer Institute Physician Data Query (PDQ) is a resource for health care professionals who care for cancer patients.
Risk factors are discussed along with how dementia is diagnosed and treated.
This course is recommended for social workers and is appropriate for beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of practice.
This course does not meet the ethics requirement for National Certified Counselors. Program Summary: This article explores the healthy brain and how it works and then looks at what happens in the brain during Alzheimer’s dementia.
It includes current research as well as issues affecting caregivers and families.
This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice. Program Summary: This paper explores the characteristics and needs of older adults with serious mental illnesses along with challenges and solutions for community-based services.