Aging With Developmental Disabilities: Women's Health Issues

Aging With Developmental Disabilities: Women's Health Issues (1999). Brown, A. & Murphy, L.

This brief provides information on age-related health issues for women with developmental disabilities based on the research to date. The fact sheet addresses the most commonly asked questions by women who are aging (e.g. menopause, osteoporosis, and heart disease) and how to stay healthy. The fact sheet includes a list of related resources for women who want more information.

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Puerto Rican families caring for an adult with mental retardation: The role of familism

Puerto Rican families caring for an adult with mental retardation: The role of familism. Magaña, S. (1999). American Journal on Mental Retardation, 104, 466-482.
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Hearing Changes in Aging People with Mental Retardation

Hearing Changes in Aging People with Mental Retardation (1999). Bagley, M. & Mascia, J.

This brief provides answers to frequently asked questions about age-related hearing loss, especially for people with developmental disabilities. It contains the information families and service providers need to identify possible hearing loss and to support older adults who have this condition.

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