Members of the Coalition may submit notices of events of interest to consumers, advocates, and professionals in the field of mental health and aging. To submit your notice please complete and submit this form.
SSA’s Clinical Practice with Older Adults Program is designed for professionals with post-graduate experience who want to enhance their knowledge about work with older adults. Courses will provide information on contemporary theories and best practices in work with older adults and their families. Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to integrate these new competencies into their daily practice.
The 21st century is bringing about vast changes in the demographics of the United States. Notably, the population is aging at a rapid rate, and incidence of chronic illness and dementia is increasing, the disability population is aging, the nature of medical choices is changing due to evolving medical technology, and health care delivery systems are becoming increasingly complex. These trends bring health care clinicians up starkly against a growing challenge: The rising tide of patients with diminished decisional capacity.
Social group for people with early stage to moderate memory loss and their care partners.