The biological effects of aging are discussed in the third section.
Creating a culture where mentally healthy older adults are considered “normal” is paramount to the field of geriatric counseling.
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Institute on Aging utilizes evidence based interventions to address symptoms.
This may include weekly psychotherapy over a short period of time or longer term interventions.
Counselors should be versed in the physical, mental, and emotional aspects of older clients and adept at clinical diagnoses specifically applicable to this population, such as differentiation between depression and dementia.
The majority of counseling approaches build upon a foundation of respect, empathy, and support.
It’s equally important to know that there are people who can help, especially with any negative feelings or emotions associated with growing older.
Depression is often a significant risk factor for many other health problems, including suicide. The Institute on Aging’s trained clinical staff is ready to work with you or someone you know who might be experiencing mental or emotional distress.
The more recent interest in the elderly is probably derived from the facts that: (1) currently more and more people are living into old age as compared to populations prior to early twentieth century, (2) people now recognize and appreciate the concept of retirement (until comparatively recently only a small proportion of the population lived into old age), and (3) economic necessities are pushing retirees back into the workforce.