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There are multiple complex issues in providing care for an older adult. During this course we will address the emotional and social issues that a senior faces in life in addition to determining possible approaches and solutions for that individual.
Patrice Antony, PT, GCS, CAPS is a Florida International University graduate who has been practicing physical therapy in the Central Florida area since 1981. Patrice became a Geriatric Clinical Specialist in 1992 and received the Clinical Excellence in Geriatric Practice award from the Geriatric Section of the APTA in 1996; she also received the Advocacy…
In this chapter we'll identify the persons of influence and their role and impact in a senior’s life. Ex: Grown children, extended families, neighbors, clergy, and professional guardians, MD. Attorneys, etc.
Follow us as we identify the multifactorial issues that can enhance or impede successful aging. Ex: age and co-morbidities, finances, legal decision makers, environmental barriers, cultural barriers, etc.
3. Emotional Impact
We'll wrap up this course with an overall review of how the emotional status of the older adult can impact lifestyle. Ex: grief, depression, anxiety, pain, disorientation, etc.
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