My main goal in participating in this practicum will be to focus on the prevalence of mental health disease in the senior community as well as to develop health promotion interventions that will address the prevention of mental disorder prior to its occurrence

My main goal in participating in this practicum will be to focus on the prevalence of mental health disease in the senior community as well as to develop health promotion interventions that will address the prevention of mental disorder prior to its occurrence. To gather all useful resource to finalize this project, I will focus on Internet based resources that will provide input from various web available statistics of the CDC and other health behavioral bodies as well as attend various presentations where the topic of senior Mental Health concerns such as Alzheimer and depression are addressed. For this program, I will be reaching out to various stakeholders with the help of my preceptor such as Senior Living communities with Memory Care Unit, Health institutions with a focus on the treatment intervention and prevention of Mental Health disorder, Healthcare Agencies designed to help older adults, Senior Daycare programs, as well as Case managers and Social workers who focus on helping seniors battling with mental health disorder.