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Gupta Sanjay Md
(716) 664-5414
567 Fairmount Ave
Jamestown, NY
 
Seibert Sean W Phd
(716) 664-7501
517 Spring St
Jamestown, NY
 
Ms. Ellen Silver
Ellen Silver, LCSW
(716) 677-5418
3802 Seneca Street
West Seneca, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW-R
Licensed in New York
25 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, Parenting Issues, Phobias, Pregnancy/Childbirth, Self Abuse, Sexual Abuse/R
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Ms. Sandra Fishman
(718) 268-3077
112-11 68 Drive
Forest Hills, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in New York
35 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Substance, Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues, Physical Illness/Impairment, Stress, Education/Personal Development, Life Transitions, Sexuality Issu
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Disabled, Step Families, Cancer Patients, Interracial Families/Couples
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Mr. Jose Perez
(212) 539-6625
138 West 25 Street Suite 801
New York, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in New York
7 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Depression
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Vonkorff Peter Phd
(716) 664-2240
515 Pine St
Jamestown, NY
 
Ms. Barbara Neuman
(516) 883-3175
12 Roger Drive
Port Washington, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW, ACSW
Licensed in New York
25 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Stress, Life Transitions, Personality Disorders, Men's Issues, Women's Issues
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Step Families, Interracial Families/Couples
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Ms. June Tyson
(347) 575-8368
21 Saint James Place
Brooklyn, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LMSW, ACSW, QCSW
Licensed in New York
4 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Child Abuse and Neglect, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Domestic Violence, Grief/Loss, Multicultural Issues, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Spiritual/Religious Concerns, Stress, Educatio
Populations Served
AIDS/HIV+, Alzheimer's, Caregivers
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Dr. Elena Guagent-Tax
Elena Guagenti-Tax, DSW Psychotherapy
(914) 948-3251
67 Topland Road
White Plains, NY
Credentials
Credentials: DSW, LCSW-R
35 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Infertility, Interpersonal Relationships, Physical Illness/Impairment, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Sexual Orientation, Trauma/PTSD, Gender Identity, Life Transitions, Neurological, Sexualit
Populations Served
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Military/Veterans, Offenders/Perpetrators, Disabled, Caregivers, Step Families, Cancer Patients, Interracial Families/Couples, Biracial
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Mr. Randolph Bleiwas
Harbor Crest Counseling
(845) 354-9200
978 Route 45 Suite L7
Pomona, NY
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW,MA,CASAC, SAP,ICADC,CHt
Licensed in New York
22 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Addictions/Substance, Adoption/Foster Care, Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Child Abuse and Neglect, Couple or Marital Issues, Depre
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), AIDS/HIV+, Children of Divorce, Military/Veterans, Twins, Disabled, Caregivers, Step Families, Chronic Illness, Interracial Families/Couples, Biracial, Grandparents, Obese or Overweight
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Stray Thoughts On Gerontology

by VT Joshi

Teach Your Wife How To Be A Widow!

This startling advice was given to me some 40 years ago by a highly respected elderly acquaintance of mine who had then crossed his 60th birthday. The occasion was a chance meeting at a bank counter in Bombay. He asked me if I had a joint account. Having just stepped into my career I had not the ghost of an idea of all that he was asking me. I told him I had a single-name account in my name. He admonished me affectionately, and asked me to have a joint account with my wife. I readily agreed and appreciated his suggestion. He elaborated it, saying every single important document should be within the knowledge of the wife. Teach and train her to understand the intricacies of banking, insurance, gratuity, pension and all other related matters, he beseeched. For a long time I reflected upon his sage advice as we parted after I thanked him profusely. One might wonder what has this bizarre, even macabre, episode to do with gerontology. I was rudely reminded of it while reading an equally bizarre but candid report on gerontology. Its relevance bursts upon the mind's eye if one considers the sad plight of aged widows in our tradition-bound country. Hence wisdom lies in explaining to ones wife "how to be a widow", as the elderly gentleman argued, although the very thought must obviously cause a disturbing feeling and some, if not acute, discomfort.

From the scientific studies made so far, it is found that women are physiologically better equipped and therefore live longer than men. This is evident from the fact that among the centenarians in the world 71 per cent are women. Therefore as the population of the aged persons (above 75) grows there will be a preponderance of females among them. In western countries, there are only 65 men over 100 women among the elderly persons.

In India also the situation will in the long veer to more or less the same. This will result in a sex imbalance and the inevitable consequence of it will be that we will have an increasing number of widows. India already has the dubious distinction of largest number of widows in the world, and widowhood in India is a curse, very much so in the vast rural areas, where they virtually lead a life of social outcastes, as pointed out by Mr. B. B. S. Chauhan, a retired police officer who has specialized in the study of gerontology.

Statistics apart, the old age problem, both among the male and female population, is a burning issue not only in India but also in most other countries. It is even more acute in the western countries where the family ties have completely broken down unlike in India where they are gradually breaking up, not yet fully though.

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