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  • 1.Aging & Socioeconomic Status
    Declines in health and the death of a spouse, common among older adults, are factors that can affect financial standing and other aspects of SES.
    Fact Sheet (January 2010)
  • 2.Family Caregiving
    Family caregivers play a critical role in our health and long term care system by providing a significant proportion of the care for both the chronically ill and aging.
    Fact Sheet
  • 3.The Critical Need for Geropsychologists
    Nearly 20% of older adults and two-thirds of nursing home patients now experience some kind of mental disorder. The most prevalent mental disorders of older adults are anxiety, cognitive impairment (due to dementia) and depression.
    Fact Sheet
  • 4.Protect your brain as you age
    How you can start guarding against Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive disorders in midlife.
    Fact Sheet (December 2009)
  • 5.Testing for Alzheimer's
    Psychologists are searching for tests that can identify Alzheimer's disease even before symptoms appear.
    Fact Sheet (September 2005)
  • 6.The Elder Justice Act (S. 1070/H.R. 1783)
    The act is designed to provide federal resources to prevent, detect, treat, understand, intervene in and, where appropriate, prosecute elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.
    Fact Sheet (September 2009)
  • 7.Elder Abuse
    Prevalence and relevance of physical, sexual, emotional abuse, financial/material exploitation, neglect, abandonment and self-neglect among older adults. Includes ACT Against Violence Program concerns regarding children, parents and elder abuse.
    Fact Sheet
  • 8.The Lifespan Respite Care Act (P.L. 109-442)
    Respite provides temporary relief for family caregivers from the ongoing responsibility of caring for an individual with special needs, or at risk of abuse or neglect. Caregivers who receive respite report improved physical and emotional health.
    Fact Sheet (January 2009)
  • 9.End-of-Life Care Fact Sheet
    A fact sheet on palliative care, which comforts and supports individuals and families nearing death, including older adults' mental health needs near death, what older adults fear most about dying, obstacles to a good death.
    Fact Sheet
  • 10.HIV/AIDS & Socioeconomic Status
    Domestically and internationally, HIV is a disease that affects those of lower socioeconomic status at a disproportionately high rate.
    Fact Sheet (January 2010)
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