My Gray is Golden: Thoughts About Aging From the Perspective of Adults With Neurologically Based Communication Impairments Aging with disability may follow several trajectories, depending on the nature of the disability, the age of onset, the individual differences in the person, and the support systems available. This article will discuss theories of aging and loss together with various neurological diagnoses, where the two conditions (aging and neurological ... Article
Article  |   January 01, 2014
My Gray is Golden: Thoughts About Aging From the Perspective of Adults With Neurologically Based Communication Impairments
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  • Gloriajean L. Wallace
    Dept. Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Disclosure: Financial: Gloriajean L. Wallace is a Professor Emerita and Medical Speech-Language Pathologist at the University of Cincinnati.
    Disclosure: Financial: Gloriajean L. Wallace is a Professor Emerita and Medical Speech-Language Pathologist at the University of Cincinnati.×
    Nonfinancial: Gloriajean L. Wallace has previously published in this subject area. Some of her works are referenced in the piece.
    Nonfinancial: Gloriajean L. Wallace has previously published in this subject area. Some of her works are referenced in the piece.×
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Article   |   January 01, 2014
My Gray is Golden: Thoughts About Aging From the Perspective of Adults With Neurologically Based Communication Impairments
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, January 2014, Vol. 19, 24-35. doi:10.1044/gero19.1.24
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, January 2014, Vol. 19, 24-35. doi:10.1044/gero19.1.24

Aging with disability may follow several trajectories, depending on the nature of the disability, the age of onset, the individual differences in the person, and the support systems available. This article will discuss theories of aging and loss together with various neurological diagnoses, where the two conditions (aging and neurological condition) lead to individual differences in coping, compensation, and outcome.

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