Older adults with ADHD are stunned, then relieved by their diagnosis. But what are the practical ramifications of the discovering your ADHD at age 50, 60 and beyond. There is a sense of urgency among older ADHD adults that is absent in younger adults; so much time has been ‘wasted’ without treatment. There are special concerns about medications for older adults, the lack of research about late life diagnoses reflects the scientific community’s discomfort with distinguishing between ADHD and those “senior moments”.
This session turns a magnifying glass on the newest (and most surprised) members of the ADHD adult population: seniors. It offers information and practical advice for coping with ADHD while wearing bifocals.