Recent News in Rehabilitation Counseling

    Age in Action - Summer 2017
    Jul 20, 2017
    This issue features a case study on creatively using the annual Medicare Wellness Visit as a means of both training health care providers about geriatrics and engaging older patients in self-care. There are also editorials on laughter and wellness and on several initiatives from the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services; an essay on the paradox of aging, brief articles on innovations in transportation, resources for dementia caregivers and websites on hearing health care.

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    Age in Action - Spring 2017
    Apr 11, 2017
    This issue features a case study on standardized patients (actors) to train health profession students about older adults. There are also editorials on oral health and aging and on several initiatives from the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services as well as photos from our 31st annual Legislative Breakfast, articles on students as teachers at the Richmond Health and Wellness Program for low-income elders and the FAMILIES caregivers program.

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    Age in Action - Winter 2017
    Jan 30, 2017
    This issue features a case study on older drivers and safety, research on income and life expectancy, a remembrance of a valued colleague with cerebral palsy, editorials on No Wrong Door and on Meeting Aging-Related Needs, Calendar notices, and other blurbs and items.

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    Age in Action - Spring 2016
    Apr 20, 2016
    This issue features a case study on the troubling matter of financial exploitation of older adults, the impact of undue influence on vulnerable elders, and the possible role of legislative initiatives in preventing the exploitation and much more.

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    Rehabilitation Counseling
    Feb 16, 2016
    Department graduates first recipients of "Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling" masters degree.

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    Age in Action - Winter 2016
    Jan 25, 2016
    In our newest edition of Age in Action, learn how the PALETTE program enhances student understanding of aging through intergenerational visual arts and movement arts and more.

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    Age in Action - Fall 2015
    Oct 16, 2015
    Learn about building interprofessional teams through evidence-based practice training in falls prevention and more.

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    RFP Due Date for GTE is Nov 2nd
    Oct 16, 2015
    We are pleased to announce that the Virginia General Assembly has continued its appropriation for this important grant funding opportunity for geriatrics workforce development. The proposal due date for the GTE initiative is Monday, November 2nd at 11:59 PM.

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