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Posted on June 19, 2014 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
By the year 2020, there will be more than 53 million people over the age of 65 and about 7 million over the age of 85.  Recognizing this, I wanted to address the urgent need for beginning and seasoned mental health professionals to provide services for these older adults.  I remain concerned for this increasing population of older adults who are vulnerable to threats of financial stress, illness, isolation, exploitation, psychological problems, and stigma. Hidden within these statistics...