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Age of Anxiety: Understanding and Treating Anxiety Disorders

Wednesday 04/05/2017 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Belmont Village of Buffalo Grove
500 McHenry Road, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Speaker: Trish Abbey, In-Home Counseling for Seniors

Anxiety can affect up to 18 percent of the population in the US at any given time. Why worry? Older adults can have many reasons to be anxious such as the economy, housing instability, family conflict, illness, separation or loss of loved ones, chronic pain, and more. Anxiety is a treatable disorder when it is recognized, diagnosed, and treated with research based treatment plans. This discussion will include, discussing the different types of anxiety disorders, identifying symptoms and presentation of anxiety disorders in older adults, co-morbid diagnoses and how they can impact anxiety, treatment options for anxious clients, and how best to work and connect with someone who may be suffering from an anxiety disorder.

1.0 CEU credit available to nurses, social workers and professional counselors.

$5.00 fee for professionals needing CEU credit. Payment is expected in advance. If paying by check, please make it payable to Elderwerks Educational Services and mail to Elderwerks, PO Box 92, Cary, IL 60013. Credit/debit can be paid through PayPal.

To register, please call 847-462-0885 or email events@elderwerks.com

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