Differentiating Typical Aging From Swallowing Dysfunction
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This session—a recorded session from ASHA’s 2020 Health
Care Connect online conference—explores typical variations in the adult swallow, with a
specific focus on changes observed in older adults. The speaker discusses the
influence of additional factors (e.g., medications, lab values) on swallowing
function as well as shares MBSS videos/images.
You will be able to:
typical anatomical and physiologic changes in swallowing function attributed to
the aging process
between typical age-related changes and pathological swallowing changes in
What is Included?
You'll get online access to all the course content, including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from anywhere!
Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.