Betrayed by our bodies - sensory loss in aging

This article from Social Work Today journal describes the consequences for elderly people of having different types of sensory impairment such as loss of vision, hearing, taste, smell and touch. 

Main points:

- Causes of sight loss
- Depressions and the eyes
- Seeing to drive
- Losing hearing
- Smell and taste
- The color of food
- Double whammy
- Maintaining independence through rehabilitation
- Sniffing out Alzheimer's

Date: 02/01/2007
Author: Dan Orzech
Organization: Social Work Today
Reference: http://www.socialworktoday.com/archive/janfeb2007p20.shtml
Only for Members: No
Content type: Good practises
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Categories: Overall support