An Interdisciplinary Approach to Geriatric Medicine

Book Series: Recent Advances in Geriatric Medicine

Volume 2


Jeremy W. Grabbe

DOI: 10.2174/97816810845101160201
eISBN: 978-1-68108-451-0, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-452-7
ISSN: 2468-2241 (Print)
ISSN: 2468-225X (Online)

Indexed in: EBSCO.

According to the National Institute of Aging there are more than half a billion people over the age of 65 across the globe. This has l...[view complete introduction]
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Speech Language Pathology and the Aging Population

- Pp. 96-122 (27)

Kate Hood and Jeremy W. Grabbe


In this chapter, we will discuss the scope of practice in Speech Language Pathology (SLPs) specifically with the aging population, implications of the areas of communication, cognition, and swallowing due to abnormal aspects of the aging process, optimal services, and various therapeutic approaches to address those areas of communication, cognition, swallowing.

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