Maximizing health in menopausal women with disabilities.

  title={Maximizing health in menopausal women with disabilities.},
  author={Sandra L Welner and J. Albert Simon and Barbara Welner},
  volume={9 3},
There are nearly 30 million women with disabilities in the United States. Of these, more than 16 million are over the age of 50. Years ago, women with disabilities did not commonly live to the age of menopause, and, if they did, they reached this stage of life in a very debilitated condition. Now, women with disabilities are entering their mature years as active members of society who can look forward to productive futures. Because the health needs of women with disabilities might differ from… CONTINUE READING