SIG 15 Perspectives Vol. 16, No. 2, December 2011
This issue of Perspectives is focused on the wellness of the aging. Articles included the topics related to environmental impact of communication of individuals with dementia, age related sleep conditions, medical and lifestyle factors associated with preserving cognition and social participation.
You will be able to:
- Describe how communication is impacted by the environment and how modifications can improve communication skills in individuals with dementia.
- Discuss age-related changes in sleep, common sleep disorders affecting older adults, and the adverse outcomes associated with late-life sleep disturbance
- Discuss the medical and lifestyle factors currently associated with preserving cognitive functioning.
- Describe how social participation is an important construct in aging and for the stroke survivor population
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Instructor Disclosure: Not available. The content for this program was developed and published prior to the ASHA Continuing Education Board requiring instructional personnel to provide financial and nonfinancial disclosure statements.