Adults
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...ADULTS The Speech Language Pathologist’s Interview on Aphasia in Adults In my community, I meet a speech language pathologist who had worked for several years with adults having aphasia disorder. The SLP is an expert who provides language and speech therapies and has the ability to detect levels of understanding and expression and the challenges of communication among the patients with aphasia. The SLP happens to be a close friend of mine and I got motivated to ask him about Sarah, a patient who is 29 years old that was well known to him because he had attended to her recently having had a similar disorder. The SLP begins by explaining to me in brief what the condition aphasia... INTERVIEW ON APHASIA IN...
Raising adults
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Vulnerable Adults
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...Adults: Policy and Organisational Considerations As a prerequisite for establishing policy in the protection of vulnerable adults, a standard definition of what constitutes a vulnerable adult must first be determined. In addition, there must be a standard method of identifying abuses and a system to keep track of abusers. Several groups and organizations throughout the United Kingdom have been formed specifically to protect vulnerable adults from abuse. The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (Guidance) defines a "vulnerable adult" as being over 18 years of age in need of community care by reasons of mental health or other disability, age or illness, unable to care for self... Vulnerable...
Safeguarding Adults
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...Adults Reg and Lisa The government of the United Kingdom established the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) in two thousand and one with main aim of enhancing care given to people within the United Kingdom. Anne ought to take advantage of this and send Reg to the social institute. Furthermore, the law provides this option as in The NHS and Community Care Act 1990: Section 47(5) gives room for urgent temporary services to be offered in lieu of an assessment. Anne will exploit this section of the law to take Lisa to social care when she wants to travel. It is important that social workers receive better advice in addition to further knowledge on criminal justice matters in order... Safeguarding...
Safeguarding Adults: enabling adults in vulnerable circumstances
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...Adults: Enabling Adults in Vulnerable Circumstances Safeguarding Adults: Enabling Adults in Vulnerable Circumstances Introduction Vulnerable is defined as the state of a place or someone being prone to attack, hurt, damage, criticize or harm physically or emotionally. The word may imply persons in need of support, protection or special care due to disability, age or risk of abuse and neglect. In life, there are three sates of living; dependence, independence or interdependence. Dependence implies the state of one relying on or being under control of something or someone. Independence is the state of freedom external support or control. Finally, interdependence is the state of persons... Safeguarding...
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
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...Adults Introduction The exploitation and abuse of vulnerable adults has increased in public awareness prominence in the recent times. Local initiatives and organisational priorities have led to more effective responses yielding various procedures and policies according to City of York Council (2012). The Human Rights Act 1998 has been crucial in protecting vulnerable adults across the UK. Even so, Wales reported a 5% increase in reported cases of vulnerable adults’ abuse from 2008 to 2009 (Healthcare Inspectorate Wales 2010). Northamptonshire Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Board, NSVAB (2011) notes that safeguarding vulnerable adults would entail provision of conditions... Safeguarding Vulnerable...
Obesity in Older Adults
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...Adults Obesity is a potential health issue that involves serious medical complications. In older adults, the intensity of obesity and related problems is very high. Although the disease is highly endemic in Western countries, the number of obese people across the globe is growing rampantly. Since obesity impairs individual productivity and quality of life, it raises numerous societal issues as well. This paper will discuss the causes, symptoms, and long term effects of obesity in older adults. It will also study various methods proposed by researchers and medical practitioners to address obesity in older adults. Introduction Obesity can be simply referred to a medical condition... ? Obesity in Older...
Juveniles and adults
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...Adult Competencies in Court Trials In 2003, an assessment of the abilities of 927 adolescents’ within the community and in detention facilities was compared to 466 adults within the same environments. A standardized measure of abilities germane to their competence to stand trial, (MacArthur Competence Assessment Tool – Criminal Adjudication) was applied in conjunction with a new procedure for assessing psychosocial influences concerning the legal decisions that are required of a defendant. (MacArthur Judgment Evaluation.) Most individuals 15 years of age and younger’s performance rated weaker than that of young adults. The impairment level was much higher and more in-line... Comparison of Juvenile and...
Suicide and Older Adults
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...Adults Suicide rates are common among the older adults who are in the age group above 65 years. It is evident that cases of suicide among the elderly are associated with feelings of depression and hopelessness in life situations. This research paper focuses on understanding why suicide among older adults is prevalence more than other age groups. It is clear that the older population have been neglected in terms of understanding the problems that push them to suicide. The paper assesses the psychological, physical, and social risk factors that older adults face. It has touched on preventive and protective measures that have the potential to eliminate this problem in older adults... ? Suicide and Older...
Teaching Adults with Autism
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...ADULTS WITH AUTISM Action Research Proposal - Teaching Adults with Autism of Action Research Proposal - Teaching Adults with Autism Introduction Action Research Proposal This action research proposal for teaching adults with autism has been established as a suitable research exemplar for educational, professional, executive and organisational development. This proposal aims to present new guidelines in action research for teaching adults with autism by bringing jointly leading action researchers who have seriously reflected on their hypothesis and practice with a spotlight on critical action research, based on the [Name of Institution] of Critical Theory. Briefly, my... Running Head: TEACHING...
Depression in Older Adults
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...Adults In the book "Guidelines on Depression in Older People: Practicing the Evidence", Baldwin, Chiu, Katona, and Graham seek to bridge the gap between the available knowledge on the prevention and/or treatment of depression in older adults (Baldwin, Chiu, Katona, & Graham, 2002). They found that the primary issue that stands in the way of getting effective treatment to seniors with depression is poor assessment during primary care visits (Baldwin, Chiu, Katona, & Graham, 2002), and as much as 10% of the population of older adults with depression are diagnosed (Ellison & Verma, 2003). Taking this finding into consideration, offering mental health practitioners strategies on how... Depression in Older...
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults brochure
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...adults Care of vulnerable adults must not be viewed as the sole responsibility of health facilities and legal bodies but also must be embraced by the community from which these individuals live. The services of so- cial workers are required to ensure continuous provi- sion supervision of care to vulnera- ble adults in their homes with the aim of monitoring and evaluation. They are inten- sively involved in social campaigns that promote the welfare of vulnerable individuals in the community. The social worker in their campaigns will teach the community on various forms of abuse such as sexual harassment, physical... The role of community and social workers in safe- guarding the vulnerable adults...
Exercise Behavior in Adults
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...ADULTS Exercise Behavior in Adults [The of the appears here] [The of the appears here] Exercise Behavior in Adults Although the benefits of regular physical activity have been well documented, (Marcus, Forsyth, Stone, Dubbert, McKenzie, Dunn & Blair 2000) the majority of adults in developed countries do not exercise. Unfortunately, those who could stand to gain the greatest health benefits from an exercise program tend to be the individuals who fail to realize their exercise intentions. (Sniehotta, Scholz & Schwarzer 2005) In addition, epidemiological research indicates that physical activity decreases with age. (Stephens & Caspersen 1994) This problem... Running head: EXERCISE BEHAVIOR IN...
Adults with learning disabilities
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...adults and children. Those who experience a LD may be as intelligent, or even smarter, than their cohorts, although they have difficulty with an activity/s, such as; reading, writing, spelling, recall and reasoning, as well as the organisation of learnt material (Vaughn & Fusch, 2003). Interventions to aid adult learners with LD have changed dramatically over the past century (D'Amato, Crepeau-Hobson, Huang, & Geil, 2005). This paper will critically review the development of the present day approaches to intervention to demonstrate the benefits of the social-model... . Firstly, a historical perspective will be given to illustrate the growth of LD service delivery from a medical-model...
Assessment of Older Adults
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...Adults Assessment of Older Adults More than often, older adults participate in different physical activities as a way of keeping both physical and health fitness level. Nevertheless, as they grow older, they experience changes in their body physique especially as their muscular strength and flexibility of the bones decreases, as they become exposed to different dangers that come with the physical activities. Because the older adults, wish to engage in physical exercises to prevent many health complications that come about with aging as they grow older and strengthen their muscles they have to take specific precautions while carrying out exercise and fitness test. As a result... ? Assessment of Older...
Obesity in young adults
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...adults: What is obesity? One of the most common issues among adults of the present age is obesity. Obesity is a condition caused by the excessive storage of fat in the human body that reflects in the form of disfigurement of the human body and may be a cause of several diseases in extreme cases. Obesity surfaces so silently that it is often too late for an individual to discover the problem and take corrective measures. Also, people often fail to realize the problem because the interface between health and obesity is quite thin. Not many people bother to check if their weight is right for their height and age. Even if some do, they would consider it a sign of health... 27th September, Obesity in young...
Teaching ESL Adults
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...Adults Number: Teaching ESL Adults Individuals of diverse nationalities, in an effort to search for greener pastures, now seek employment in foreign nations. Learners do the same, as well (Busch, 2010). Learners who can afford to be admitted in a prestigious institution normally leave their home countries for study purposes. Many people believe that this might form greater opportunities and chances for them in the future. Also, many people these days resort to overseas travels so as to be able to lighten up and have a good time (Fullan & Stiegelbauer, 2008). However, good times are not always why people seek overseas settlement (Yen, 2012). According to the United States 2010... Population...
Older Adults in Society
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...Adults in Society Sr. # Topic Pg Introduction 3 2. Ageing and ageism 4 3. Ageism in the health care sector 6 4. Methods for tackling ageism 9 5. Conclusion 14 References 15 “Ageism is the form of prejudice experienced most commonly by people in the UK and that seems to be true pretty much across gender, ethnicity, religion, disability - people of all types experience ageism, and indeed people of all ages experience ageism.” BBC, 2005 Introduction and Background: There have been growing incidences of discrimination among people on the basis of their age. The term ‘ageism’ was first coined by Robert Butler in the year 1969, and was used to define a process or incident which was related... to...
Depression in Older adults
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...Adults Depression in Older adults Introduction The paper seeks to have an understanding of various concepts related to mental health. Specifically, the paper will reflect on depression among the old adult population. The paper begins by describing the characteristic of depression in older adult population. Moreover, the paper addresses why depression has been an issue among the older adult population. In addition, the paper seeks to show the effects of depression on the age group described. Additionally, there will be a description of the effects of depression on family members and the nursing professionals. A variety of tools or methods that are used to assess depression within... Depression in Older...
Safe guarding vulnerable adults
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...Adults 6th, January, Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Evidence Based Practice requires clinicians to search relevant primary literature to respond to key clinical questions. There are millions of articles and other literature materials available for a certain course. However locating the best resources or the literature that answers a clinical question effectively is always an uphill task (Patrias, 1991). The internet and access to online libraries have improved clinical search for relevant literature. Medical databases also have millions of literature accessible to researchers (Adamson, Foster, Butler, & Walker, 2001). However, such resources have complicated literature... ? Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults ...
Working with Adults
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...Adults Working with Adults Erickson's eight stages reflect on life from the time of babyhood though death. There are conflicts met in each stage of growth. The last stage or those of the elderly are sometimes the most difficult because they require reflection which few of the other stages do. The mature individual will have conflicts with integrity and despair and will have the important event of reflecting on and accepting one's life as it happened. This paper will discuss an elderly female woman who we will call May and how her reflection and conflicts are affecting her life in the sense of Erickson's eight stages. Erickson tells us that the review of one's life helps the elderly... Working with...
Obesity in adults
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...Adults affiliation Obesity in Adults Obesity occurs in the case where excess body fats start to affect your health. Obesity mainly occurs when one eats a lot of calories and then fails to exercise the body thus leading to the accumulation of fats in the body (Bupa.co.uk, 2015). This condition is very common nowadays, it’s serious, and it is financially expensive for example more than a quarter seniors are obese and as of 2008, the annual medical expense of obesity was $147 billion (Cdc.gov, 2015). One of the global estimates found that nearly 500 million adults are obese which translates to about 10% men and 14% women. This is almost double the rate of obesity in 1980 (Obesity Prevention... Obesity in...
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
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...Adults Introduction The exploitation and abuse of vulnerable adults has increased in public awareness prominence in the recent times. Local initiatives and organisational priorities have led to more effective responses yielding various procedures and policies according to City of York Council (2012). The Human Rights Act 1998 has been crucial in protecting vulnerable adults across the UK. Even so, Wales reported a 5% increase in reported cases of vulnerable adults’ abuse from 2008 to 2009 (Healthcare Inspectorate Wales 2010). Northamptonshire Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Board, NSVAB (2011) notes that safeguarding vulnerable adults would entail provision of conditions... Safeguarding Vulnerable...
(adults with schizoaffective disorder).
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...Adults with Schizo-effective Disorder The literature on schizo-affective disorder suggests that it is part of a spectrum that includes schizophreniaand a mood disorder, which is usually depression. One of the interventions that has been shown to work with the schizophrenia spectrum is Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). The literature describes schizo-affective disorder as one of several types of schizophrenia (Jarbin and Hansson, 2004; Felmet, Zisook and Kaschow, 2011; Kao and Liu, 2010). This research paper will describe schizo-effective disorder in adults and also give information about how it is tied to cognitive theories. The second and third aspects of...
Young adults books
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...adults’ books Introduction: The books discussed are Shattered, The Fallen and The Bully. The youth become directionless and destination less if at the young age, they are not guided properly. This guidance has to come from parents first and from the school next. If parents have their own personal problems and have made a mess of their lives, it adds to the misery of the life of children. The open society and the unrestricted love affairs, in the name of individual freedom, wreck the psyche of the young adults, when lovers become defeated lovers. When love is not tempered with faithfulness and sincerity, it is likely to run into serious difficulties. Social... Order 282763 Topic: Young adults’...
Placement of Older Adults
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...Adults College Healthcare Issues In Mr,Trosacks case study there are three main areas whichthe case manager need to emphasize when carrying out his duties with the interdisciplinary team. They both need to work together and assess Mr. Trosacks discharge schedule and pinpoint out the key issues they need to work on. They keys areas are tare his chances of falling while taking the flight stairs, chances of been depressed and how Mr.Trosack will take his multiple medications that is (polypharmacy).These are the main major points that need to be focused by the case manager and his team and his interdisciplinary team for them to have an effective discharge schedule/plan... ? Case Study on Placement of Older...
Exercise Behavior in Adults
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...ADULTS Exercise Behavior in Adults [The of the appears here] [The of the appears here] Exercise Behavior in Adults Although the benefits of regular physical activity have been well documented, (Marcus, Forsyth, Stone, Dubbert, McKenzie, Dunn & Blair 2000) the majority of adults in developed countries do not exercise. Unfortunately, those who could stand to gain the greatest health benefits from an exercise program tend to be the individuals who fail to realize their exercise intentions. (Sniehotta, Scholz & Schwarzer 2005) In addition, epidemiological research indicates that physical activity decreases with age. (Stephens & Caspersen 1994) This problem is even... Running head: EXERCISE BEHAVIOR IN...
Academic Writing for Adults
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...Adults As a requirement for this I face the task of writing this essay, with the aim of convincing its reader that I am worthy to join the Academic Writing for Adults class. Otherwise, I understand I would have to take the Writing Workshop, which offers a more intensive training for students who have exceptional difficulty with their academic writing. I believe that I do not need to take the Writing Workshop. Far from experiencing “writing anxiety,” I have a strong interest in writing, and my personal goal is to learn how to write more effectively. I believe that Academic Writing for Adults will be a good venue in which I could pick up pointers for improving my... Placement Essay: Academic Writing for...
Adults Returning to College
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...Adults Returning to College Throughout in life, new challenges keep toiling with the human mind. However, the challenge gets ever so strenuous when the confrontation is an old one - tracing the person's steps back into the past. A similar issue is generated when an adult considers having a position in college as a student; social, economic, domestic and psychological issues suddenly erupt, making the academic task seem somewhat less significant in front of these primal concerns. 'Adults returning to college', is essentially a transition beyond the ordinary. Foremost, it is a social conversion for the adult; jumping into an era that was, at least theoretically, long gone... Full Whom to be submitted...
Safeguarding Adults at risk.
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...Adults at Risk Table of Contents Introduction 3 Definitions 3 Factors Causing Vulnerability to Olderly Adult People 4 Practice or Recommendations for Safeguarding Vulnerable Adult People 9 Conclusion 13 References 15 Introduction Abuse has been the most common issue in the modern era that an individual experiences in his/her life span. Abuse to people including olderly adult people is not only evident in the modern day, but it had been extensive throughout the world from the inception of human civilisation (Pillemer & Wolf, 1986). Contextually, the objective of the current essay is to identify the factors those cause vulnerability to the olderly adult people. It also includes... as the...
Tobacco Use on Adults
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...Adults Noel Nunez Walden Policy and Advocacy for Improving Population Health NURS 6050 July 24, Tobacco use is still the leading cause of avoidable deaths among any behavioral risk factor (Kovner & Knickman, 2011). Smoking causes heart attacks, cerebrovascular accident [CVA], cancer, diabetes, and lung diseases such as bronchitis, chronic airway obstruction, and emphysema (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2012). Despite the federal government’s smoking regulations and the health care industry’s enormous spending on population education about the dangers of tobacco use, smoking occurrence among adults remains to be a challenge. Almost one in four adults in the United... Tobacco Use on...
Dementia in older adults
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...adults Introduction: Dementia is a condition that is generally prevalent among adults over the age of 75 and produces cognitive impairment that makes it increasingly difficult for them to communicate effectively with others. However, this is a condition that is developing among adults in lower age groups from 40 to 60 as well and has become an issue of concern because it is so widespread. Individuals suffering from dementia require long term nursing intervention and care. In the United Kingdom in particular, there is a negative perception associated with dementia which makes individuals who are suffering from it reluctant to report their condition to anyone, while... the progressive levels...
Psoriasis in adults
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...Adults Psoriasis is a skin disease characterized by the appearance of red, dry and scaly patches on the skin that often affects mostly adults. Health researchers believe that this condition occurs because of speedy manufacture of skin cells triggered by Overactive T cells. Many people often confuse psoriasis with other common skin diseases. In other cases, the onset of the condition might be mild such that many people do not realize that they have the condition. As a result, several environmental and behavioral aspects trigger the condition and it becomes severe. Although researchers have not yet established the actual cause of the condition, most medical experts believe... that there is a...
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults brochure
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...adults who were eighteen years of age and above. The materials used for referencing of the papers included were thoroughly checked to ensure that the search done electronically had not left out any influential and relevant papers that are key in reflecting the objectives and aims of the review and that the papers used had matched the criteria used for inclusion. Self-harm The review of literature aim was to give a vital appraisal and evaluation of the literature that relates... Self-harming Lecturer Several people who have reportedly having experienced self-harm experiences a feeling of dissatisfaction with the kind of care being provided by the statutory services. This review will help in providing...
Education for Adults
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...Adults Reading no What are the Foundations of Adult Education The foundation of adult education lies in its practice. All theories that have been formed by people such a lindeman have been based on what he had practiced in the 1920's, 30's, 40's etc. Another approach to understand what the foundation of adult education is to look at other disciplines such as history, sociology, philosophy and psychology to better understand the purpose and the importance of adult education. Another approach towards the foundation is to understand it as a part of the broader study of education and as a social science. By this approach we are less concerned with its origin and focus more towards its place... Education for...
Working with Vulnerable Adults
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...Adults Working with Vulnerable Adults of the of the Foreword ofthe Case Study This case study begins with the case of two elderly people, the Richards. Both of them led highly active lives until they had to shift to a nursing home due to their illness and the fact that they could no longer keep up with their house. However, only once they had begun to live at the nursing home, they did realize the problems and the obstacles one has to face. This essay begins with an introduction into the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Richard. It then goes on to describe the psychological and sociological problems that one has to face. Afterwards, the study discusses the dependency... Running Head: Working with Vulnerable Adults ...
Vulnerable adults in the UK
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...adults in the UK College: This paper draws on a considerable literature identifying the position of a particular group of vulnerable adults in the United Kingdom (UK). Clearly, this paper focuses on the position of adults with learning disability in the UK. The review is based on various premises such as the challenges faced by the group of individuals with learning disability and communication difficulties. It explores on how the above mentioned group of individual are homogeneous and therefore, the type of impairment they have does not clearly define the people and their experience (Brown 2006 p.16). Other types of premises explored in this paper are the theories and the ethical... ? Vulnerable adults...
Exercise Guidelines For Older Adults
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...adults, and why should older adults participate in physical activity? Guidelines for older adult The older persons who should follow these guidelines should be generally fit with no major health condition that might limit their mobility. The older people should do the following: i. At least 2 ½ hours of moderate aerobic activity like walking or cycling, canoeing, playing double tennis every week, and ii. Strength exercises on either 2 or more days that will help in working the major muscles such as chest, hips, legs, abdomen, shoulders, and arms. OR i. 1 ¼ hours of intense aerobic activity like running, fast... First and and Number Due (DD/MM/YY) What are some exercise guidelines for older...
Enhancing Cognition in Older Adults
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...Adults Also Changes Personality.” ScienceDaily, 18 Jan. Web. 30 May 30, 2012. The authors of this study examined a program directed towards improving cognition in older adults, which in turn was found to increase the openness of the participants to new experiences. This finding is in direct contradiction to the long-held belief that personality traits are fixed and that they cannot be changed once one reaches adulthood. The study found that the personality trait of openness, which encompasses being creative and taking new ideas and challenges positively, is significantly associated with one’s cognitive abilities. The study... Article Summary of Illinois Urbana-Campaign. “Enhancing Cognition in Older...
Sickle Cell Anemia in Adults
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...Adults Abstract Sickle cell anemia or sickle cell disease is a pathological condition that manifests in early infancy. The condition is associated with morbidity and mortality and many children succumb to its complications in childhood and adolescence. Some of them enter into adulthood and suffer from chronic complications related to chronic hemolysis, recurrent infarctions, chronic organ disease and chronic pain. The dreaded complication of the disease in adults are infarction crises which can manifest as dactylitis, femoral head necrosis, acute abdomen, hematuria and stroke. The disease is through autosomal recessive inheritance. Mutation of the HbS gene causes a different... Sickle Cell Anemia in...
Physical Activity for Older Adults
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...adults including recommendations on intensity, type, frequency, progression and time of exercise followed by disease-specific guidelines. In addition to all the recommendations and exercise instructions, the article deals with the questions of problem... Annotated bibliographies Exercise and Older Patients: Prescribing Guidelines by Ann Yelmokas McDermott and Heather Mernitz is an excellent primary source for physicians as well as for nonmedical personnel introducing home-based and community exercise programs. It could be considered as a raw material for the physicians who provide the patients with guidelines for healthy aging. That is a kind of a thoroughly integrated and well-grounded paper that will...
Substance abuse among aging adults
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...adults (Literature Review) INTRODUCTION Aging is a natural phenomenon of life. A human being’s modes and habits change with the progress of each stage in his life. As a person grows old he develops certain habits that may or may not be beneficial for him/her. Substance abuse is the term coined to describe the misuse of substances like alcohol and drugs. Though, usually this, and similar misuses are associated with youngsters only recent studies have shown alarming trends of substance abuse in adults who have passed the middle tier of their life. Since they do not have much to do as compared to their pre-occupied life in its earlier days they tend to get indulged...  Substance abuse among aging adu...
Deppression in older adults(community)
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...Adults Depression is a commonly found 15% of people that are older than 65 years face the problems arisen by depression. These problems can make the older adults feel down and impossible to lead a normal life. Studies have showed that older adults that have certain health problems and medical diseases are more prone to depression than the healthy people. Depression is a mental illness that does not directly affect physical health of the people but indirectly it induces disastrous effects on ones health both in physical and mental terms (Miller, pp. 297). Depression of older adults or the late life depression can cause the lost of interest from everything a person loved to do... Depression in Older...
Media Influence on Young Adults.
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...Adults We are living in a generation full of people who are dying to be original. We even go so far as to denounce the unoriginal, classifying it as “mainstream,” with those perpetrating the unoriginal act being deemed “posers.” Yet, with today’s exposure to media, is expecting originality expecting too much? Whether or not we like to admit it, we live in a society where almost every aspect of our lives is somehow influenced by media. One area that is particularly affected by media is self-image. Many people get their ideas on what constitutes beauty and what type of person they would like to be, or rather, look like they are, from media images. Young adults are particularly... ?Media Influence on Young...
Older Adults in Society (Ageism)
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...Adults in Society Sr. # Topic Pg Introduction 3 2. Ageing and ageism 4 3. Ageism in the health care sector 6 4. Methods for tackling ageism 9 5. Conclusion 14 References 15 “Ageism is the form of prejudice experienced most commonly by people in the UK and that seems to be true pretty much across gender, ethnicity, religion, disability - people of all types experience ageism, and indeed people of all ages experience ageism.” BBC, 2005 Introduction and Background: There have been growing incidences of discrimination among people on the basis of their age. The term ‘ageism’ was first coined by Robert Butler in the year 1969, and was used to define a process or incident which was related... to...
Nutrition assessment in older adults
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...Adults A COMPARISON OF TWO NUTRITION ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES Introduction It is important to consider the nutritional status of older adults for promoting their good health and preventing illnesses. In the United Kingdom, there are national standards and models of care for the nutritional status of elderly people (Green & Watson, 2006: 477). In older adults the risk of developing nutritional deficiencies increases with age. The incidence of malnutrition is high, affecting around 10 % of older people living independently in the community and 60% of those living in institutions (Brownie, 2006: 116). Malnutrition in the elderly is defined as “faulty or inadequate nutritional... Nutrition Assessment in Older...
SUICIDE AMONG OLDER ADULTS/ELDERLY
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...adults committed suicide by taking a drug overdose, 24% hanged themselves, 12% asphyxiated themselves, 6% drowned themselves, 1% killed themselves with motor vehicle exhaust and 5% used other methods... Elderly suicide is a problem that has not been as extensively studied as other mental health issues have. However, there are a few factors that recur in many studies. The main one is that, no surprise, many of the elderly who commit suicide had been suffering from depression. Another risk factor is the presence of a physical illness. Educational attainment and intelligence also have a correlation between suicide, according to one study. Elderly suicide is an issue that cuts across population, cultural...
Children Are Not Little Adults
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...adults Children are not little adults Children are often looked at as small versions of adults. However, the physiological, psychological, and developmental processes that go towards resulting in adulthood provide some significant differences of which practitioners in all fields related to growth and health must be aware. The nature of a growing child’s body as it expands and lengthens provides for protections and vulnerabilities that are different than an adult’s (Davids and Skinner, 2006). As well, the way in which a child develops cognitively means that different approaches to knowledge are required in order to communicate meaning (Garton... ?Running Head: CHILD DEVELOPMENT Children are not little...
Holistic Care of Older Adults.
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...adult, introduce the individual to the reader, and respond to guiding questions to prepare an analysis paper. DO NOT INTERVIEW A FAMILY MEMBER UNLESS YOU OBTAIN COACH’S WRITTEN APPROVAL PRIOR TO INTERVIEW Your paper should include the following sections: 1. Introduction of Older Adult – This is the overall context of your interview but should not include the entire interview itself. 2. Analysis of the Life Review Interview – This includes your differentiation between a Life Review and ordinary remembering and your analysis of the degree of ego integrity reached... ? Submit by 0800 Monday of Week 5. Overview: Life Review Analysis For this assignment, you will reflect on your interview with the older...
Memory Training in Older Adults
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...ADULTS Ageing causes many physiological as well as psychological problems in an individual. Memory loss affects both the physiological and psychological aspects of the elderly life. This study attempts to evaluate the effectiveness of memory training in improving the memory of the old age people. The study also identifies the effective strategy for memory training. In order to collect the relevant data for the investigation, the study has considered a particular literature review on the topic memory training associated with the cognitive theory. The study also attempts to collect data from 80 participants of the age group 65-70 years. Based on the hypothesis, the study... MEMORY TRAINING IN OLDER ADULTS...
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