Depression and driving cessation in older women

Depression and driving cessation in older women – the moderation effects of social engagement Authors: Nancy A Pachana, Janni K Leung, Paul A Gardiner, Deirdre P McLaughlin The University of Queensland Driving cessation in later life and may be undertaken voluntarily, e.g. due to financial reasons or moving to a new residence where a car is not practical or necessary, or be required due to a medical condition. It is …

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Examining the impact on adult children caring for elderly parents with mental illness

Caring for elderly parents with mental illness It was hypothesized that the children of elderly parents with a long-standing mental illness have differing needs when faced with the caring role compared to first-time carers of elderly mentally ill parents. This research contrasts the experiences of long-term carers of elderly parents who have had a long-standing mental illness and first-time carers of parents who have become mentally unwell or in need …

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