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Women, Aging and Mental Health, Conversations at The Royal

Ottawa, Ontario
March 20, 2012

7:00-8:30 p.m.

Auditorium, The Royal, 1145 Carling Avenue

Challenges for women growing older with mental health problems are frequent and complex. Our discussion will include a review of: the demographics of aging, physiologic changes associated with normal aging for women, social stresses associated with aging, frequent medical problems associated with aging, access to mental health services for assessment and diagnosis, caregiver burn-out, treatment options and stigma.

Dr. Catherine Shea will share her experiences with caring for older women in her role as a Geriatric Psychiatrist at The Royal and looks forward to answering questions from audience members.

Registration is requested.  If you would like to attend the March 20th session, you can register by visiting http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/K7PPP6D. Admission is free.

For more information, please contact Sue Riley at [email protected].