Strategies for Bolstering Resilience in Older Adults

May 1, 2014

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.