Traumatic Brain Injury and Aging While often occurring in younger people, traumatic brain injury (TBI) can occur at any age, and there may be specific concerns with this diagnosis in older people. This article will discuss the aging of individuals who have previously experienced TBI, and it will also discuss the particular concerns of older ... Article
Article  |   January 01, 2014
Traumatic Brain Injury and Aging
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  • LuAnn Batson-Magnuson
    Department of Speech-Language Pathology, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA
  • Disclosure: Financial: LuAnn Batson-Magnuson is an assistant professor at East Stroudburg University.
    Disclosure: Financial: LuAnn Batson-Magnuson is an assistant professor at East Stroudburg University.×
  • Nonfinancial: LuAnn Batson-Magnuson has no nonfinancial interests to disclose.
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Special Populations / Older Adults & Aging / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Traumatic Brain Injury / Articles
Article   |   January 01, 2014
Traumatic Brain Injury and Aging
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, January 2014, Vol. 19, 17-23. doi:10.1044/gero19.1.17
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, January 2014, Vol. 19, 17-23. doi:10.1044/gero19.1.17

While often occurring in younger people, traumatic brain injury (TBI) can occur at any age, and there may be specific concerns with this diagnosis in older people. This article will discuss the aging of individuals who have previously experienced TBI, and it will also discuss the particular concerns of older people suffering a new onset TBI.

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