Strategies for Bolstering Resilience in Older Adults

An expert talks briefly about interventions that can help bolster resilience and help older people recover quickly from adversity.

Resilience and aging: it’s a favorite theme of geropsychiatrist Helen Lavretsy, MD, MS. It’s the subject of her new book, Resilience and Aging: Research and Practice and the theme of a symposium at the APA Annual Meeting in New York City.Here, she talks briefly about interventions that can help bolster resilience and help older people recover quickly from adversity.