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Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2004 Jul;85(7 Suppl 3):S23-6; quiz S27-30.

Geriatric rehabilitation. 5. The societal aspects of disability in the older adult.

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  • 1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA. Carol.Bodenheimer2@med.va.gov

Abstract

This self-directed learning module highlights the societal aspects of disability and the older adult. It is part of the study guide on geriatric rehabilitation in the Self-Directed Physiatric Education Program for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation and geriatric medicine. This article specifically focuses on ethical issues, including capacity, psychodynamics, sexuality, community integration, work, leisure skills, and the issue of driving a motor vehicle.

OVERALL ARTICLE OBJECTIVE:

To summarize the societal aspects of disability and the older adult.

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15221719
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