Navigation Links
Study: Hairstylists can help identify older clients who need health services
Date:9/8/2009

or "very close." About 72 percent said their role was like one of "family" to some of their older customers.

"This is one reason why I think hair stylists are especially suited to seeing problems in their customers," Anderson said.

"Their older clients may sit in a chair for an hour or longer while they're having their hair done, and this may happen once or twice a month. So stylists are in a good position to recognize when things change with a client, and when they may need help."

Health and family problems are the issues most often brought up by elderly customers more than three-quarters of stylists have heard such complaints, the survey revealed. And more than a third of stylists said clients have discussed problems with depression or anxiety.

The vast majority of stylists said their response to hearing their clients' problems is to offer sympathy and support, and to try to cheer them up.

But fewer than half said they have given advice, and only about one-quarter have tried to get the client to speak to someone who can help them.

That's not because they are not willing to help, Anderson said. About two-thirds said they are willing to refer an older client to appropriate services.

But the problem, Anderson said, is that more than half 52 percent -- said they were not familiar with community services that may be helpful to older adults.

"It seems like a perfect setup stylists have access to older adults who may need someone to point them to the help they need. But at least this sample of stylists suggests they don't know what services are out there to help these folks," he said.

But could hairstylists identify older clients who needed professional help?

At least the stylists surveyed thought they could. The researchers asked participants to rate on a scale of 1 to 10 (with 10 being the highest) their ability to recognize symptoms of depression, dementia and neglect in their
'/>"/>

Contact: Keith Anderson
Anderson.1630@osu.edu
614-247-8963
Ohio State University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. FDA Study: Lead Levels in Lipstick Much Higher Than Previously Reported
2. Blood transfusion study: Less is more
3. Pilot study: Workplace yoga and meditation can lower feelings of stress
4. Study: Being active as a preschooler pays off later in childhood
5. Study: Bariatric surgery patients have 67 percent lower chance of complications at top hospitals
6. Study: Bath time falls injure thousands of children annually
7. Horse Study: RBC Life Sciences Antioxidant, Microhydrin, Reduced Lactic Acid Buildup and Improved Hydration During Strenuous Exercise
8. Study: Benefit to women not enough to sway men to get HPV vaccine
9. Hopkins study: When adult patients have anxiety disorder, their children need help too
10. Study: Lower Legal Drinking Age Increases Poor Birth Outcomes
11. Study: Lower legal drinking age increases poor birth outcomes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/1/2014)... Patients with increased inflammation, including those receiving ... risk of depression. For example, a 6-month treatment ... virus infection causes depression in approximately 30% of ... known as fish oil, have a long list ... heart disease and reducing triglyceride levels. These nutritional ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... people to keep their "eyes on the prize" may ... walking, staying focused on a specific target ahead can ... people walk there faster, psychology researchers have found. Their ... around the environment naturally, offers a new strategy to ... interested in exercise if physical activity seems daunting, which ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Marriagelifeinsurance.com has released a new blog post explaining how ... Senior citizens can purchase a joint life insurance policy ... joint policy is cheaper, but will only pay benefits ... insurance can be used to cover important funeral expenses. ... as the application process is simple and straightforward. ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Bedros Keuilian ... Body Boot Camp fitness boot camps, he’s also considered ... training , with sold out business summits, a line ... marketing consultant to a recent Spike TV reality show ... that now is the time for personal trainers and ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Reno, Nev. (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 ... through measuring abnormal circadian cellular changes throughout the body, ... Health, Inc. to better address the company’s breadth of ... wearable early breast cancer screening technology. , “Our initial ... breast cancer system which detects abnormal circadian cellular changes ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Omega-3 fatty acids may prevent some forms of depression 2Health News:Keeping your eyes on the prize can help with exercise, NYU study finds 2Health News:Keeping your eyes on the prize can help with exercise, NYU study finds 3Health News:Elderly Life Insurance - Find Life Insurance for Retired Couples! 2Health News:Bedros Keuilian Shares Tips on Selling Personal Training for the Holidays 2Health News:Bedros Keuilian Shares Tips on Selling Personal Training for the Holidays 3Health News:First Warning Systems Changes Name to Cyrcadia Health to Better Reflect Core Competency and Goals of Company 2Health News:First Warning Systems Changes Name to Cyrcadia Health to Better Reflect Core Competency and Goals of Company 3Health News:First Warning Systems Changes Name to Cyrcadia Health to Better Reflect Core Competency and Goals of Company 4
... it possible to build supercomputers that can replicate the ... to an implantable chip for interfacing with neurons and ... nanoscience and neuroscience are now advancing each other in ... what this means was the topic of an hour-long ...
... ... ... ... ...
... ... ... ... ...
... the work-weary, the word "vacation" may conjure images of ... But according to published research by a University of ... one of the fastest growing markets in vacation travel ... and into the realm of personal enrichment and fulfillment. ...
... ... February 28th, issued an email entitled "Fear Not!" , ... Pensacola, FL (PRWEB) March 4, 2010 -- ... issued an email entitled "Fear Not!" "We received a message from one of our ...
... , ... ... ... ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Contact Dermatitis Can Be Irritating, Especially When the Cause is a Mystery 2Health News:Contact Dermatitis Can Be Irritating, Especially When the Cause is a Mystery 3Health News:Contact Dermatitis Can Be Irritating, Especially When the Cause is a Mystery 4Health News:Contact Dermatitis Can Be Irritating, Especially When the Cause is a Mystery 5Health News:Contact Dermatitis Can Be Irritating, Especially When the Cause is a Mystery 6Health News:Contact Dermatitis Can Be Irritating, Especially When the Cause is a Mystery 7Health News:Contact Dermatitis Can Be Irritating, Especially When the Cause is a Mystery 8Health News:Contact Dermatitis Can Be Irritating, Especially When the Cause is a Mystery 9Health News:The SCOOTER Store Announces Coast-to-Coast Expansion of Local Stores 2Health News:The SCOOTER Store Announces Coast-to-Coast Expansion of Local Stores 3Health News:The SCOOTER Store Announces Coast-to-Coast Expansion of Local Stores 4Health News:Genealogical tourism redefining leisure travel market, professor says 2Health News:Genealogical tourism redefining leisure travel market, professor says 3Health News:The Power of Prayer Deterred Tsunami's Destruction Ministry Reports 2Health News:New York State Adopts Universal Provider Datasource to Reduce Administrative Costs for Medicaid 2Health News:New York State Adopts Universal Provider Datasource to Reduce Administrative Costs for Medicaid 3Health News:New York State Adopts Universal Provider Datasource to Reduce Administrative Costs for Medicaid 4Health News:New York State Adopts Universal Provider Datasource to Reduce Administrative Costs for Medicaid 5
(Date:10/1/2014)... 1, 2014 Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... company focused on cardio-renal, gastrointestinal and metabolic ... 371 patient Phase 2b clinical trial evaluating ... syndrome (IBS-C).  Results from this study demonstrated ... IBS-C symptoms for tenapanor-treated patients compared to ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... , Switzerland , October 1, ... leader in Clinical Genomics and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) ... allowing clinicians to run full cystic fibrosis analysis in ... the identification and characterisation of all types of variants ... performance. Until now, it has not been ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014  Wrightington, Wigan ... MDRX ) are delighted to announce WWL,s ... new health information system. The system will be implemented ... the way WWL delivers healthcare in the future. ... record of on-time and on-budget system implementations as well ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Ardelyx Reports Positive Results from Its Phase 2b Clinical Trial Evaluating Tenapanor in IBS-C Patients 2Ardelyx Reports Positive Results from Its Phase 2b Clinical Trial Evaluating Tenapanor in IBS-C Patients 3Ardelyx Reports Positive Results from Its Phase 2b Clinical Trial Evaluating Tenapanor in IBS-C Patients 4Ardelyx Reports Positive Results from Its Phase 2b Clinical Trial Evaluating Tenapanor in IBS-C Patients 5Ardelyx Reports Positive Results from Its Phase 2b Clinical Trial Evaluating Tenapanor in IBS-C Patients 6Sophia Genetics Launches Full CFTR Analysis in Single Clinical Grade NGS Experiment 2Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust selects Allscripts Sunrise 2Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust selects Allscripts Sunrise 3Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust selects Allscripts Sunrise 4
... Calif., Feb. 16, 2012  Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... of Scott M. Whitcup, M.D., 52, to its ... Vice President, Research & Development and Chief Scientific ... is responsible for leading Allergan,s global research and ...
...   ,The 28th Korea International Medical & Hospital Facility Exhibition(KIMES ... is held at COEX, SEOUL, from Feb.1619. ... national keep-fit, development of medical scholarship and ... Korea E&EX, KMDICA(Korea Medical Devices Industrial Cooperative ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Questcor Pharmaceuticals Appoints Scott M. Whitcup, M.D., to Board of Directors 2Questcor Pharmaceuticals Appoints Scott M. Whitcup, M.D., to Board of Directors 3Questcor Pharmaceuticals Appoints Scott M. Whitcup, M.D., to Board of Directors 4To Take a Glance Cutting Edge Medicine Equipment! 'The 28th International Medical & Hospital Equipment Show' 2To Take a Glance Cutting Edge Medicine Equipment! 'The 28th International Medical & Hospital Equipment Show' 3
... External Fixator provides a stable ... diameter K wires (0.8 ... hold is utilized to construct ... and positions intervening joints in ...
The Medium External Fixator has a double-rod frame, medium Combination Clamp medium Multi-Pin Clamp, and Carbon Fiber Rods. Rod Attachment for Medium Multi-Pin Clamp allows second rod to be added....
... No need to add individual components for ... of trauma indications. Made of an innovative ... conventional fixators, only much lighter. This means ... and more comfortable for the patient. ,Comes ...
... injectable low osmolar, nonionic, contrast media ... biologically inert when injected intra-arterially. Each ... of ioversol, 3.6 mg of tromethamine ... of edetate calcium disodium as a ...
Medicine Products: