Data suggests that only 4% of psychologists specialize in meeting the mental health and substance abuse treatment needs of the rapidly expanding population of older adults. The April 2015 edition of the American Psychologist offers a blueprint for the profession to increase the capacity of its workforce to meet these needs. The lead author of theContinue Reading.
The Annapolis Coalition has placed a major emphasis on the caregiving role of family members. According to a study recently released by the AARP Public Policy Institute, family caregivers will unlikely be able to meet the rising demand among baby boomers who need long-term services and supports (LTSS). The study cites a variety of factorsContinue Reading.