Posted on June 19, 2014
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...