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Proposed support groups for the elderly.

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With the many issues in the elderly population, the helping field could form a support group to address an issues affecting this population. What organization might request such a group. Describe the group you are proposing, indicating the need that it would address. Identify the goals of the group, as well as strategies and interventions you would likely use; and note the legal and/or ethical considerations you would have to address.

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Many elderly people have either lost their spouse and/or their children, have moved and find themselves alone either all or most of their day. Being alone for a large amount of their day can lead to depression, accidents, unhealthy eating habits and a loss of self worth. The elderly need to feel as if their life is not over and this can be done by proposing a mentor or helper program for the elderly to ...

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