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January 2014

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posted 01.16.2014
By Denise Stewart and Gene Varela We are honored to have served you in the role of Co-Chairs of the NOMA Council for the past two years. In March, your council will have a new Chair, Maria Oquendo-Scharneck from AgeOptions in Chicago, Illinois. Maria is a talented leader who will work to ensure... Read More
posted 01.06.2014
By Pamela B. Schmidt In 1952, The American Psychiatric Association Committee on Nomenclature and Statistics published the first edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual: Mental Disorders (DSM-I), the first officially recognized manual categorizing all known mental disorders that focused... Read More
posted 01.06.2014
By Kimberly Williams, Lisa Furst and Kimpreet Mann About 80 percent of adults ages 65 and older have at least one chronic disease, and almost half have multiple chronic conditions. And 20 percent of older adults have diagnosable mental and-or substance abuse conditions. Unfortunately, older... Read More

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