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Clinical issues in housing choice for vulnerable elders

Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry

Author: Glassman, M.H.
Year: 1998
Type: Journal Article

Abstract:

Focuses on the issues related to housing choice for vulnerable elders whose personal competence may be questioned because of cognitive impairment, lack of skill in the instrumental activities of daily living, self-neglect, mental illness, alcoholism, or a marginal, isolated life-style. The author offers cases as examples of the problems the elderly may face in these areas, as well as suggestions for decision making about housing choice. The author concludes that the clinical aspects of housing choice require professional knowledge of elder assessment, in-depth knowledge of resources, and the ability to advocate for the elder

Further Details

Pages 37-54
Volume 31
Issue 1
Accession Number November, 2010
Keywords Health, mental, aging in place, older, cognitive

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