TITLE

The Joys of Geriatric Care

AUTHOR(S)
Gibbons, Marge Fuzo; Brooks, Jean F.
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
ASHA Leader;8/5/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 14, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the works of audiologists and speech-language pathologists in serving the geriatric population in the U.S. Clinical service needs of the baby boomers generation; Scrutiny of the group on medical care and use of complementary medicine; Challenge for the government to make certain that Medicare funding is adequate to meet the health needs of the demographic.
ACCESSION #
10449348

 

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