This program comes to grips with the chronic depression that lease too many
senior citizens to take their own lives. Promoting prevention, intervention,
and follow-up, medical experts use three case studies as a basis for
discussing the warning signs of depression and treatment through counseling,
education, medication, electroconvulsive therapy, and occupational therapy.
Ageism and the marginalization of seniors in a youth-dominated culture are
Impact in the real world...
What made Rachel's Lake Superior State experience so unique was the practical research she did with top-notch faculty.
"I really enjoyed working with environmental chemistry professor Judy Westrick and biologist Deb Stai," Rachel says. "For my senior project, we evaluated a lab method for cultivating a fungus that causes infections in humans."