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Bridging the Gap: Enhancing Communication with Older Adults

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Author: Hutchinson, B.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1994


Discusses the complex & varied nature of the elderly population in the U.S. After examining sensory changes that accompany the aging process & discussing ethnic & cultural factors that may inhibit older individuals from seeking available assistance programs, eg, outreach & information & referral services, strategies & techniques for communicating with the elderly are offered. Additional information is presented on communicating with hearing-impaired & dementia-affected clients & for developing outreach programs.

Further Details

Pages: 79-94
Volume: 16
Accession Number: 8.5.03
Keywords: North America, older, hearing
Reads: 214