• Life Transitions

    Posted on November 24th, 2008

    Written by Jaimie

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    Comments: “Centenarians ‘Grossly’ Underdiagnosed..”

    Comments: “Centenarians ‘Grossly’ Underdiagnosed..”

    THE ARTICLE: ScienceDaily (Nov. 24, 2008)  For many of the elderly, the golden years are anything but. Faced with health problems, financial issues and the death of a spouse or loved one, many adults 65 years and older suffer from depression. While research is emerging to help this group understand and treat the problem, another […]

  • Supporting Clients

    Posted on November 16th, 2008

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    The Work To Be Done Before Work is Done

    The Work To Be Done Before Work is Done

    When thinking of an issue to log about, I searched for a topic that I hear frequently discussed by some of the young professionals I chat with. Many of the social workers within this network, work inside the homes of older adults. The main purpose of their work is often clinically common; to increase the […]

  • Supporting Clients

    Posted on November 8th, 2008

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    The Older Adult Client

    The Older Adult Client

    Who is the older adult client? This is a concept I easily misunderstood. A couple of years ago, I would have answered; “The older adult client is the individual identified as the person usually 60 + in age whom requires assistance with issues associated with aging.” Now, I know the older adult client is not […]