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  • 1.Older Americans Act Advocacy
    A summary of advocacy surrounding the Older Americans Act, including letters to Congress and testimony.
    Web Page
  • 2.Aging
    Advocacy efforts address mental health care and community-based services, poverty, violence, suicide, elder abuse, caregiver support, and improving psychological services in long-term care.
    Web Page
  • 3.Multicultural Aging and Mental Health Resource Guide
    How practitioners can maintain awareness of multicultural health issues in the aging population: race, ethnicity, language, gender, socio-economic status, physical ability, sexual orientation, education, location of residence and religion/spirituality should be considered. Resource includes journal articles, books, online resources and information for families.
    Report (October 2013)
  • 4.APA recognizes Older Americans Mental Health Week with congressional briefing
    A congressional briefing, coordinated by APA’s Public Interest Government Relations Office and cosponsored by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, in honor of Older Americans Mental Health Week.
    Web Page (May 2011)
  • 5.APA Aging Issues
    A quarterly online publication that reports on APA efforts to promote the application of psychological research to improve the health and well-being of older adults, which is complied by the Office on Aging, and covers topics such as convention, grants and awards, task force updates, guideline information and more.
    Newsletter Homepage
  • 6.Mental and Behavioral Health and Older Americans
    As America’s population ages, the need for mental and behavioral health services continues to increase. Psychologists play a critical role in addressing these needs. Psychologists conduct research on and treat the mental and behavioral health problems that often accompany aging.
    Web Page
  • 7.Publications on Aging
    Guidelines for the evaluation of dementia and age-related cognitive change, elder abuse and neglect, what practitioners should know about working with older adults, depression and suicide in older adults, memory and aging, and other brochures, guides, newsletters, fact sheets, policy statements, practice guidelines, reports, journals, books, and videos regarding aging issues compiled by the APA Office on Aging.
    Web Page
  • 8.Crossroads: The Psychology of Immigration in the New Century
    This report describes the diverse population of immigrants and addresses the psychological experience of immigration, focusing on factors that impede and facilitate adjustment.
    Report
  • 9.Growing Mental and Behavioral Health Concerns Facing Older Americans
    Mental and behavioral problems associated with growing old include loss of spouse, loss of mobility and independence, admittance to a long-term care facility and declining physical and sometimes mental health.
    Web Page
  • 10.Office on Aging
    A coordination point for APA activities, programs and services pertaining to aging, geropsychology (the field within psychology devoted to older adult issues), APA Committee on Aging, Integrated Health Care for an Aging Population Project, the Aging Issues Newsletter, the ABA/APA Assessment of Capacity in Older Adults, the Caregivers Briefcase and more.
    Web Page
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Results 110 of 3853 related to "Aging policy update"