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SIG 15 Perspectives Vol. 16, No. 2, December 2011
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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.
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SIG 15 Perspectives Vol. 17, No. 1, January 2012
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This issue focused on the interdisciplinary assessment and treatment planning of the older adult. Articles included the topics related to dysphagia, interdisciplinary assessment, critical aspects of cognitive assessment and treatment planning.
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SIG 15 Perspectives Vol. 17, No. 2, May 2012
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In this issue of Perspectives, we focus on non-Alzheimer’s dementia, including articles about caregiver needs related to patients with primary progressive aphasia (PPA), clinical assessment of a patient with logopenic variant of PPA, cognitive intervention with residents with Parkinson’s disease, and the challenges of meeting the needs of those aging with autism.
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SIG 15 Perspectives Vol. 17, No. 3, September 2012
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This issue of Perspectives on Gerontology focuses on issues regarding treatment delivery for older adults. Articles address caregiver training for individuals with dementia, implementing the iPad into treatment sessions with older adults, telepractice as a delivery method for the assessment and treatment of communication disorders in older adults, and interdisciplinary treatment outcomes for this population.
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SIG 15 Perspectives Vol. 18, No. 1, January 2013
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This issue of Perspectives addresses treatment in home health settings, treatment strategies for COPD in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, evidence-based practice and practice-based evidence applications in medical settings, ethical considerations and the ASHA Code of Ethics, and a discussion about functionality of treatment.
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SIG 15 Perspectives Vol. 18, No. 2, May 2013
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This issue of Perspectives is focused on issues regarding cultural considerations for older adults. Articles address the evolving definition of cultural and cultural competence; older adult’s use of technology; culture, race, and socioeconomic status as factors for end of life decision-making in older African Americans; and the unique cultural cohort of rural older Americans. Articles focus on challenges faced by different cultural cohorts and the professionals serving these groups. Articles offer suggestions for practicing with increased cultural competence and cultural fluency.
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SIG 15 Perspectives Vol. 18, No. 3, October 2013
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This issue of Perspectives is focused on issues regarding end of life considerations for older adults. Articles address improving communication for individual’s with intellectual and development disabilities to express end of life wishes, providing dysphagia services to palliative care patients in skilled nursing facilities, enhancing quality of life for individuals approaching death, and information for professionals who work in palliative care.
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SIG 15 Perspectives Vol. 19, No. 1, January 2014
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This issue of Perspectives is focused on special populations in geriatric speech-language pathology and audiology practice. Articles address traumatic brain injury and aging, aging in adults with intellectual disabilities, accommodating dual sensory impairment loss in everyday practice, neurologically based communication impairments and aging, and ethical considerations in when working with the geriatric population. Articles focus on psychosocial issues, assessment issues, and treatment issues associated with these special geriatric populations.
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SIG 15 Perspectives Vol. 19, No. 2, May 2014
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This issue of Perspectives focuses on Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). The issue offers a comprehensive overview for speech-language pathologists working with adults with MCI. Articles address coaching care partners who support loved ones with MCI, the early diagnosis and management of MCI stage of the frontotemporal dementias, intervention framework for MCI, and coding issues related to services for MCI.
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SIG 15 Perspectives Vol. 19, No. 3, September 2014
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This issue of Perspectives is focused on cultural aspects in gerontology. The issue will offer a discussion of cultural issues impacting the aging population. Articles address successful aging as a cultural variable, the speech-language pathologist’s role in assessing cultural variations with patients receiving palliative care, and cultural and linguistic challenges faced by Asian elderly clients in accessing SLP services and integrating the knowledge into practice.
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