Communication and Aging
Creative Approaches to Improving the Quality of Life
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Communication and Aging: Creative Approaches to Improving the Quality of Lifeprovides an overview of alternative approaches used to improve the quality of life of individuals with long-term chronic communication diseases associated with aging and neurogenic diseases. This text examines how professionals can inspire and develop programs that allow patients to live successfully with their disorders.
*Detailed descriptions of successful therapeutic modalities (such as art, music and drama) and the ability of patients and families to participate and benefit
*Real-life examples of programs that combine nondirective strategies with outcome measure assessment
*Discussion of social models and contrast theories of medical models of patient rehabilitation
*Examination of the effect of social integration on patient quality of life and wellness
Communication and Aging is a source for innovative therapeutic planning and is ideal for professionals seeking to stretch the boundaries of support to patients who may have maximized private pay and directive therapy options.