Ageing
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...Ageing Introduction The concept of successful ageing, also known as healthy ageing, is an often misunderstood because of the multiple facetsit comprises. Most people want to age successfully, but they are unable to because of different hindrances. Some of the obstacles to healthy ageing are difficult to identify because they are not obvious (Jacob, 1998:19). However, research shows that anything that causes stress to the body or the mind is a cause for concern to individuals wanting to age successfully. Physiotherapy has its work well cut out when it comes to enabling healthy...
Ageing population
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...aging means decline and poor health is probably the deadliest. Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy, 1980 Introduction Physiotherapy and an Ageing Population: Meeting the needs of older people in the service provisions of the UK Charity Help the Aged. Older people can be defined as members of the community who are aged 65 years and over (Australian Physiotherapy Association, 2005; Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, 2002). Aging is the process of growing older, and passing through life's major transitions that define who a person is (The Roeher Institute, 1996). For some, aging can... Of all the self-fulfilling prophecies in our culture, the assumption that...
The challenges in ageing
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...Ageing 2009 Challenges of Ageing Introduction The current tendency toward the continued increase in the numbers of elderly in Australia and other countries was forecasted long time ago. The current share of 65+ population is approximately 13 per cent these days, and according to the recent estimates it will increase to almost 30 percent by the middle of this century. The growth is due to the increased life expectancy which is currently 77 years for men and 83 years for women in Australia (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2002). On the one hand, such longevity is an sign of steady social and economic development. The increase of the elderly population - an inevitable outcome of the aging... Challenges of...
The challenges in ageing
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...Ageing 2009 Challenges of Ageing Introduction The current tendency toward the continued increase in the numbers of elderly in Australiaand other countries was forecasted long time ago. The current share of 65+ population is approximately 13 per cent these days, and according to the recent estimates it will increase to almost 30 percent by the middle of this century. The growth is due to the increased life expectancy which is currently 77 years for men and 83 years for women in Australia (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2002). On the one hand, such longevity is an sign of steady social and economic development. The increase of the elderly population – an inevitable outcome of the aging... Challenges of...
Politics of Ageing
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...Ageing Question B. The LCAO (Leadership Council of Aging Organization) has a strong stand concerning the issue of Medicare eligibilityincrease. LCAO opposes the move to increase the age since it considers it a bad policy in the management of healthcare in the nation. The organization considers the move as a tactic for ensuring that the low federal deficit. In addition, it gives little consideration for he Medicare beneficiaries who dedicated to paying for the program the whole of their working lives. LCAO see the need to reduce the nation’s deficit but proposes and thus proposes a savings mechanism to counter the vast health care inflation. The argument is that the increase in Medicare... Politics of...
Pathology of Ageing
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...Ageing 2008 Pathology of Ageing The current tendency toward the continued increase in the numbers of elderly in the UK and other countries was forecasted long time ago. Thus, in the UK, along with an 8% growth in overall population, the proportion of young people has dropped from 25% in 1971 to 19% in 2005; at the same time 16% of the UK population are now 65 or older (compared with 13% in 1971), with the percentage of those aged 85 and over rising from 7% in 1971 to 12% in 2005 (Martin, & Sheaff, 2007 The increase of the elderly population - an inevitable outcome of the aging tendency - has considerable implications for the healthcare practices with care professionals increasingly... Pathology of Ageing ...
Ageing and managing health
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...Ageing and Managing Health - Discharge Care Plan - ID Number & Total Number of Words: 2,779 Part I Discharge care plan is pertaining to the process of developing and implementing a plan for the transfer of patient from the hospital to his designated place to stay. Since discharge plan is considered as part of the admission process, the health care professionals should carefully assess and plan for the continuing care of the patient after being discharged from the hospital (DOH, 2003, p. 2). To ensure that the patient’s health condition is good at the time she is being discharged from the hospital, the student nurse should see to it that the patient’s vital signs are...
Complications of Ageing
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...AGEING Affiliation Complications of Ageing Of all threats to the human society, it is ageing of the human population that outranks all other threats. Populations around the world are increasingly ageing as life expectancy increases coupled with falling birth rates. As it is, the proportion of senior citizens is higher in developed countries than in others; however ageing is becoming a global phenomenon. The developing countries will also experience an increase in the percentage of the elderly if their birthrates decrease and their population numbers stabilize. This paper seeks to discuss the social and economic issues associated with a steadily ageing population particularly ageing... ?COMPLICATIONS OF...
Perspectives of Ageing
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...Ageing Ageing and Racism are two very complex issues which circle around the social issues in today's world. The globalization, thedecline in mortality rate and the issues related to immigration are some of the core factors which lead to the growing concern related to aging and racism. Though they are not interconnected, yet in some ways they are linked with each other. They impact human life on everyday basis, and thus are very deeply integrated with the social, economic and political issues of the nation or society. A going is related to their declining physical and mental abilities, and in some cases in serious illnesses related to mind and body, which limits their performance... Perspectives of...
The Ageing population
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...Ageing population Introduction The study of ageing population has been important to policy makers becauseof its implications to the burden of the retirement system, health care provisions and caring for this population. This study believes that there are reasons why some population ages earlier than the others. An insight to these factors can help us understand the underlying reasons for early ageing. A cross cultural comparison of demographic profiles of a developed country, an emerging economy and a developing country will be done to find out if there any differences in ageing population among them. Life expectancy can also be a measure of a potential return on investment in human capital... ?You The...
Amazonian Ageing and Cultural Stress
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...Ageing and Cultural Stress 2007-03-20 Ageism and Culture The s of society categorize individuals based on age, social practicesand relationship boundaries (Hendricks et al. 2005). The institution of ageing can be described as the changing dimensions of role allocation, for example, mother to grandmother or working husband to retiree (Hendricks et al. 2005). This is part of the contemporary value orientation and resource competition, where the ageing of the members of society defines their value in the familial perspective and the resources, such as employment or medical benefits, allocated to them (Schoenberg et al 2005). The cross-cultural approach used in the following research allows... Amazonian...
Ageing population and the economy
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...Ageing Population and the Economy Affiliation: The ageing population faces diverseand dynamic problems that can be psychological, cultural, social, economic, or political in nature. Possible solutions to these problems are proposed, resulting in numerous programs that are formulated, designed, and implemented to address existing and emerging problems or issues. Older people in the economy are regarded as the pace setters of both social and economic change, due to their contribution in the economy prior to their old age (Lee & Mason, 2011). In this regard, they are as important as everybody else in the economy. Enhancing their welfare is...
Advantages of workplace ageing population
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...AGEING POPULATION The issue of work force is one that borders on human resource management and the key personnel here is the human resource manager. Parts of the job of a human resource manager is forecasting, personnel needs, hire new workers, help train and educate personnel and administer wages, salaries and employee benefits and services. A particular trend that has been noticed the world over is ageing workforce population and many human resource managers view this phenomenon. as a negative development. A number of factors have been considered as reasons for the global nature of ageing in workforce population. Factors like the baby boom generations that are increasingly... ADVANTAGES OF WORKFORCE...
Lifespan Psychology And Ageing Module
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...AGEING MODULE Assignment Question 2 Word Count: 800 words (3 pages) I. Introduction (125 words) As a health care assistant working in a nursing home with the elderly, the elderly are not necessarily treated with respect all of the time, which, it is posited that this is because of the way our society is set up. Research reinforces this idea. According to Bentley (2007), “A problem with research late adulthood is the very negative social perception of ageing in our culture. Many younger people find the idea of growing old frightening and/or revolting” (pp. 70). Here it will be discussed: how the content presented... ? LIFESPAN B.A. (Ord) in Social Care Practice (The Elderly) LIFESPAN PSYCHOLOGY AND AGEING ...
Sociological Approaches to the Ageing Process
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...AGEING PROCESS of Sociological Approaches to the Ageing Process A crucial facet of examination into growing old is a spotlight on the conceptualization and dimension of quality of life as a gauge of successful ageing. Women are always believed to be comprising the greater part of the future life population just for the simple reason that their lifespan can move to a given length as compared to that of men. This has therefore brought in some concentration based on gender issues and ignited debate concerning the advancement on feminization of the future life and the precedence by those who make the guiding principles of women's social needs. On the other hand, issues... ? SOCIOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO THE...
Is Ageing Inevitably Associated with Disease?
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...ageing inevitably associated with disease? Is ageing inevitably associated with disease? Introduction: Phenomenon of aging is universally applicable and is well understood by most as a natural physiological process whereby changes take place in a human body that leads to ageing. To understand the pathological side of this process we should understand the normal physiological changes that take place over time in human body to compare and contrast the differences. As we normally see among human beings, age is mostly associated with diseases and ageing considerably affects the quality of life in most cases. Our body consists of a very organized system in which every organ plays a vital role... ? Is ageing...
Public health and old person. population ageing problem
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...ageing problem in America There American population is experiencing the challenge faced by other developed countries as the UK and Germany of an ageing population. The American population has a growing number of citizens above sixty-five years of age. The domination of an ageing population has a number of constraints on state and federal governments' budgetary allocations. First is a considerably high demand for funds and budgetary allocations for public-funded health. A high proportion of the aged, in a population, pose constraints on the income support strategies allocated to old aged. The increase in such strategies, aimed at supporting income from for the ageing population... Task: Population ageing ...
Research paper : memory and ageing: "normal" and pathological memory loss
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...Ageing: Normal and Pathological Memory Loss Memory and Ageing: Normal and Pathological Memory Loss Introduction Today most people experience some or other form of memory loss even though they are not aware of it. Alzheimer’s disease is a major cause of memory loss in elderly people, and this has notably increased across the globe, particularly in America over the last few decades. According to the data released by the Alzheimer’s Association, today one American is affected by Alzheimer’s disease in every 68 seconds. In addition, people aged 65 and above with this disease are estimated to reach 13.8 million by 2050. Evidently, unhealthy modern lifestyle habits significantly contribute... ? Memory and...
Research paper : memory and ageing: normal and pathological memory loss
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...Ageing: Normal and Pathological Memory Loss Memory and Ageing: Normal and Pathological Memory Loss Introduction Today most people experience some or other form of memory loss even though they are not aware of it. Alzheimer’s disease is a major cause of memory loss in elderly people, and this has notably increased across the globe, particularly in America over the last few decades. According to the data released by the Alzheimer’s Association, today one American is affected by Alzheimer’s disease in every 68 seconds. In addition, people aged 65 and above with this disease are estimated to reach 13.8 million by 2050. Evidently, unhealthy modern lifestyle habits significantly contribute... Memory and...
Australia's population is ageing which will seriously affect the future of the country. Do you agree?
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...Ageing Which Will Seriously Affect The Future Of The Country. Do You Agree? Table of Contents Introduction 3 Thesis ment 3 A Brief Description about Australia’s Ageing Population 3 Effects of Ageing In Future 5 Conclusion 7 References 8 Introduction The notion of long life expectancy reveals a healthy society with effectual healthcare system. Australia is regarded as one of the longest living nations throughout the globe (Healy, 2004). But in recent times, growth in the ageing of Australian population can be apparently observed. This particular aspect i.e. intensification in ageing population has imposed unfavourable impacts upon the political situation along... with the financial condition...
The Ageing Revolution: A study of Socio-Economic Implications caused by Ageing and Increasing Retirement Migration to British Coastal Towns; the Case of Skegnes
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...Ageing Revolution s The current study aims are descriptive and comparative analysis of socio-economic implications caused by ageing and increasing retirement migration to British Coastal Towns, and aimed to establish and describe the measures required catering the needs of this important part of the UK population. The results of the current study illustrate that the trend of the population is changing at international level. Due to improved medical facilities and low fertility rates in most of the developed countries the proportion of the old people is increasing. The trend has given rise to enhanced opportunities, rising expectations and changing lifestyles. Due... to infertility problems...
Age diversity and an ageing population in a new age management strategy
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...AGE DIVERSITY AND AN AGEING POPULATION IN A NEW AGE MANAGEMENT STRATEGY The new holistic age management strategy provides a new perspective of viewing employee capacity. This has been different from the previous fixed retirement age with the notion of younger breeds of employees are much better than older ones, since the former was perceived as aggressive, more innovative, more creative, and are thus, more productive. The holistic age management strategy modifies all these, and in fact looks at the other side of the possibilities for older men and women. The previous decades have been a...
Physiotherapy and an ageing population:meeting the needs of the older people in fall prevention.
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...aging means decline and poor health is probably the deadliest. Marilyn Ferguson, The Aquarian Conspiracy, 1980 Introduction Physiotherapy and an Ageing Population: Meeting the needs of older people in the service provisions of the UK Charity Help the Aged. Older people can be defined as members of the community who are aged 65 years and over (Australian Physiotherapy Association, 2005; Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, 2002). Aging is the process of growing older, and passing through life’s major transitions that define who a person is (The Roeher Institute, 1996). For some, aging can... Of all the self-fulfilling prophecies in our culture, the assumption that...
Impact of an ageing population on the business environment and on business organization
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...ageing population on the business environment and on business organization [Writer's Name] [Institution's Name] Impact of an ageing population on the business environment and on business organisation 'Old' is a powerful word in today's world. We make many decisions, or have them made for us, based on assumptions about age. We are often made aware that we are either 'too old' or ' not old enough' for activities, opportunities and experiences we desire. In the same way, we tend to judge other people according to their age. A "major" conflict between society and the aged group is the cost of servicing the unique... Running Head: business environment and on business organisation Impact of an...
Discuss the positive and negative aspects of an ageing population,with particular reference to your country.
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...Ageing Population Introduction Saudi Arabia is located in the continent of Asia in the Middle East to be precise; it is a Country with relatively functional economic structures. The Country has for a long time until recently experienced high population growth. In the earlier part of the twentieth century, its internal Demand for water and electricity was extremely high, forcing the government to advocate for private investors to step in so as to assist in meeting the demand by minimizing water cuts and the high need for power (Oxford Business Group 125). In its Energy sector the Saudi Arabian Oil Company is the largest and most important energy company in the world (Oxford Business Group 129...
Health of Ageing (SLP)
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...aging in place. The Gerontologist. 47(6), 830-837.... The CCTP Initiative and the care transitions of The CCTP Initiative The initials represent Community-based Care Transition Programs. The program provides necessary funding in order to enable the testing of models with the aim of upgrading the changes in care that characterizes both the inpatient equipments or for an entire nation. The program also had a focus on reducing of the number of patients being readmitted in hospitals. In addition, the program sought to reduce the preventive errors’ that attribute health centers (Frank, 2008). The program also caters for the improvement in the quality of care. The fact is possible through the upgrading of care...
Population ageing has now become a global phenomenon.In recognition of this, what measures have been developed by the Welsh government over the past decades in preparation for ageing population?. Your essay should make reference to strategic initiation su
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...Ageing YourFirst YourLast Introduction Today, the of population ageing has received much attention all over the world. An ageing population is slowly altering the economic arrangement of many nations, both developing and the developed countries. Although the most effects are felt in the labour force, subsequent effects on the level of productivity and economic growth are substantial. Variations in the dependency ratios, level of the governments spending, savings levels leads to stunted economic growth, and reduced output levels if not rectified by economic and fiscal policies (Harper & Leeson, 2008). Nonetheless, such issues cannot be remedied by the governments conventional macroeconomic... Population...
Health of Ageing (CASE)
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...Patient Protection and Affordable Act on the Elderly College/School Patient Protection and Affordable Act on the elderly The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act leave a healthy impact on senior citizens in a structured manner. They will get relief through reductions in medical bills, drugs and through preventive services. However, a few seniors will also face reductions in incumbent benefits they currently get from Medicare Advantage plans and increases in premiums for the rich. Provider payment rates might reduce if this is extended for years. Different provisions that will affect delivery and payment system will also benefit elderly people. But it can also hamper their access... Protection and...
How do sociological perspectives contribute to an understanding and explanation of media images of ageing and older age?
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...ageing and older age?” is addressed taking into consideration the three theories coming from the field of sociology. In tackling this subject, this paper first looks into the current status of media portrayal of the ageing population, or the elderly, or the over-50s, as this group is variably referred to. Negative and positive areas in media portrayal of the said group will be underlined. An analysis, borrowing much from the concepts, theories, and empirical data from the field of sociology, will follow. In the said... Societal Values and Mass Media’s Portrayal of the Elderly In this paper, the question, “how do sociological perspectives contribute to an understanding and explanation of media images of...
Policy Related Topic in Ageing
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...ages, however, studies have shown that they do grow more dependent on public programs, social services, and assistance programs. They dependence on government and private programs in order to get the help they need because the trend... Policy and Societal Issues Facing the GLBT Elderly Population The gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT)segment of our popular has been discriminated against for decades. The elderly GLBT population is particularly vulnerable to this discrimination and is victim of numerous policies that preclude them from many of the rights afforded to their heterosexual counterparts. This study presents some of these policy decisions and illustrates where we are headed as a...
Evaluate the proposition that the research findings from the use of animal models has led to new approaches to reduce the effects of ageing in wound healing
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...aging process. It involves flattening of the dermo-epidermal junction, disorganized microcirculation, decrease in number of cells as well as dermal cell constituents like fibroblasts, mast cells, macrophages. Also, the morphology, properties and quantity of dermal extracellular matrix content such as collagen, elastin, glucosaminoglycans changes with aging. These variations lead to delayed cellular proliferation, migration, modified binding of growth factor to matrix... The significant advances in medical and scientific field, healthcare awareness, and improved standards of living are contributing factors to increaselife span of general population. An appearance of wounds in the elderly persons is more...
Optimizing the condition of the PCR detecting of PTEN gene in DNA derived from human cell lines, associated with ageing and senescence.
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...AGING AND SENESCENCE By Presented to ABSTRACT Several neurodegenerative disorders (such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease) occur mainly with aging. The presence or alterations of PTEN could render these cells to increased susceptibility to death resulting from neurodegenerative diseases. Specific cell populations within the brain die or become dysfunctional with the consequences of such cell loss being understood, but the cause remaining unclear. Over the past several years, there has been an emerging aging research theme linking cellular processes influencing cancer with those... influencing aging. Traditional PCR is used for amplifying DNA for sequencing, genotyping...
Aircraft structrual design : proposal for an Ageing aircraft programme
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...age whereby the media and press are experiencing unprecedented freedom, the Chinese government has a long way to go before it is at par with the rest of the world. In the endeavor to maintain their hold on the conventional media, the Chinese government has blocked... Chinese media Introduction China has one of the least degrees of media freedom as compared to the rest of the world. In more specific terms, it has only surpassed five other countries. These countries are Iran, Syria, Turkmenistan, North Korea and Eritrea. Out of all of these, only China has peace, stability and an outstanding economy. As such, this illustrates the extent to which the Chinese government has cuckolded its media. In an age...
Chemistry Today
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...Ageing” describes the unique characteristics of the hydrogel element. The authors suggest that the gel is suitable because of its transparent and light weight that makes it non-reactive with the skin (Draper, McDonald and Adams 2015, n.p). The gel also contains a protective derivative that does not cause negative side effects to the ageing individuals. The most significant element of the hydogel is its capacity to disperse in water because of the absorbent nature. As a result, the article further highlights that the unusual gel ageing experience is achieved... from the polymer’s flexibility degree, which is equivalent to the natural body tissue. The watery substance in the hydrogel helps...
Reflective Portfolio Coursework
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...Ageing Population of the Executive summary Ageing population is increasingly becoming a characteristic feature for most developed and developing nations of the world. It is predicted that the world will soon house a high percentage of population who are elderly and inactive. This can pose to be a disadvantageous scenario. Birth rate is seen to be not at par with high life expectancy. Purpose of the report is to lay light upon different aspects of ageing population, its primary causes, benefits and negative impacts on society. The analysis primarily concerns ways in which ageing population affects the future. At the...
Designing for the Future
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...ageing population of the United Kingdom is on that must be considered when designing a vision of the future…both physically and psychologically. Cultural growth and enrichment are dependent upon it. The accommodation of an ageing population is to be strongly considered when practicing the social well-being and social responsibilities of a sustainable value system – a sustainable UK society... Academia-Research Order ID: 783258 Designing for the Future 14 January Introduction “Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old...” (Jonathan Swift, 1667). Yet most people acknowledge that there is hope in getting older, better, wiser. There is a need that, though not often verbally expressed, the ag...
Adult Educational and Training Opportunities
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...age of 65 often find themselves in good health and willing and able to work (Kelch & Harris, 2000). Hence, there is enormous potential for adult education and training opportunities for them. Keeping in view the above scenario... ?The key characteristic of the retiring baby boomers is the fact that their quality of life (and health in particular) is highly correlated with the way they live (Kelch & Harris, 2000). In some states ( such as California) this population is highly diverse which results in differences regarding level of high school completed, status of previous jobs, marital status and parenthood status (Kelch & Harris, 2000). Research has proven that baby boomers who approach the retiring age...
Adult Educational and Training Opportunities
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...age of 65 often find themselves in good health and willing and able to work (Kelch & Harris, 2000). Hence, there is enormous potential for adult education and training opportunities for them. Keeping in view the above scenario... The key characteristic of the retiring baby boomers is the fact that their quality of life (and health in particular) is highly correlated with the way they live (Kelch & Harris, 2000). In some states ( such as California) this population is highly diverse which results in differences regarding level of high school completed, status of previous jobs, marital status and parenthood status (Kelch & Harris, 2000). Research has proven that baby boomers who approach the retiring age...
Book Report on Jimmy Carters Book: The Virtues of Aging
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...Ageing” The main theme of Jimmy Carter’s book “The Virtues of Ageing” is providing a constructive and positive view about ageing. The title of the book itself suggests this objective, through the use of the word “virtue”, because the book highlights the high levels of accumulated wisdom of older people, which makes them more capable of exercising good judgment. He takes the reader through the series of events that occur with the onset and progression of ageing, in the transition from mature adults to senior citizens. Carter describes his own transition, from being the President of the United States at age 56 to suddenly being thrust into the position of a private soon... Book Review – “The Virtues of...
Health in later life(health promotion
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...Age & Ageing Dis Social Attitude & Personal Identity [Pick the Introduction Old age is considered as the phase of human life in which he/she is expected to be incapable of performing normal activities of life. Public and media discourses play a pivotal role in defining a general perception of this stage of human life. Various researches have been conducted which supported the notion that public policy structures and projections of media play a vital role in defining old age as an abhorrent phase which takes away the liberty of enjoying the luxuries and liberty offered by life. This social attitude provokes youth to develop a certain behavioural pattern toward elderly citizens expecting them... ? Old Age...
Substance Abuse among the elderly populatin
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...ageing population? What is the effect of substance and drug abuse on the health of elder people? Which diseases affect substances users in elderly age? Studied population The research targeted the population of elder people with an age ranging between 49 years to 61 years. It involved the voluntary sector dealing with drug treatment services in North West of England. A sample population of 11 people was selected to collect the data. Research methods Semi-structured interviews... Substance abuse and the elderly population Substance abuse and the elderly population Research questions What is the impact of substance abuse on relationships of the substance abusers? Which substances are greatly used by the age...
Brain boosters: Exercising your mind as you age
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...age”, Jaret (1999) reports on the recent trends in research which have shown that while the brain’s processing speed gradually slows as a person ages, exercise has a beneficial effect in keeping the heart strong and the blood vessels open, which in turn leads to better brain activity. The article gives the overall impression that aerobic fitness may help to slow down the ageing of the brain and therefore appears to downplay the importance of mental exercise for the brain. The study that was conducted by Robert Dustman had 43 ageing participants, ranging between the ages of 55 to 70, most of whom were largely sedentary... Brain Boosters In an article d “Brain Boosters: Exercising your mind as you age”,...
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...Ageing People Effects of Rural Urban Migration on Ageing People It is a common belief that people who are getting older feel lonely especially when their children have all grown-up. This is even compounded by other factors such as death of a spouse or outmigration of children. Due to globalization, younger people have more access for social mobility since developing countries are the common choices of transnational companies. In the case of Thailand, there are more opportunities in rural areas since business headquarters are often established at major cities. For this reason, adults often migrate from rural to urban areas hoping to find good employment... opportunities that the local business...
Sociology of Health and Healthcare
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...Ageing and Health as a Sociological Area of Study I. Definition and Scope of Sociology Sociology deals with the study of social life, society, social change, and the social basis and consequences of human behavior (What is Sociology, 2006). It enables us to understand the dynamism of society where different elements interact with each other causing changes in behavioral patterns and creating influences which have major impacts in social processes. Sociology looks into the structure of societies or communities, groups, and organizations with the aim of investigating and analyzing the way people interact within the structures. These forms of social structure along with social... The Importance of Ageing ...
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...Ageing People Effects of Rural Urban Migration on Ageing People It is a common belief that people who are getting older feel lonely especially when their children have all grown-up. This is even compounded by other factors such as death of a spouse or outmigration of children. Due to globalization, younger people have more access for social mobility since developing countries are the common choices of transnational companies. In the case of Thailand, there are more opportunities in rural areas since business headquarters are often established at major cities. For this reason, adults often migrate from rural to urban areas hoping to find good employment... opportunities that the local...
Analysis and Evaluation of an Argument
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...Ageing Aubrey De Grey is a gerontologist that has specialized in the ways of prolonging life and health of human being. He was brought up in England. He is an unconventional person. He was introduced to science of anti-ageing during his career. This was when his boss needed someone conversant with, both Biology and Computers Studies. She needed someone to take over her position and Dr. Grey turned out to be the best fit in that position. This is because he tries to assume a fact that ageing is unavoidable (De Grey, 102). He treats ageing as a mere or ordinary disease that can be cured once it has been found out. Since...
Design a senior center to meet the needs of a specific racial/ethnic or other diverse group
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...Ageing Population and Ethni Ageing Population and Ethni Introduction In a global perspective, ageing population has shown a positive growing trend with a lot of new strategies being developed to counteract the shortcoming of this phenomenon. Many cultural practices in the world have influenced the societal view on the ageing population. There has been an agent need to change this (Markson & Stein, 2003). Many researchers have thus concentrated their work on the better policies and ways in which the ageing population can be cared for. Another social upheaval that has become on the rampage is the negative social grouping that poses adamant challenges to the respective countries economic group... ...
Cross-cultural comparison on social construction of aging
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...Ageing and Cultural Stress 2007-03-20 Ageism and Culture The s of society categorize individuals based on age, social practices and relationship boundaries (Hendricks et al. 2005). The institution of ageing can be described as the changing dimensions of role allocation, for example, mother to grandmother or working husband to retiree (Hendricks et al. 2005). This is part of the contemporary value orientation and resource competition, where the ageing of the members of society defines their value in the familial perspective and the resources, such as employment or medical benefits, allocated to them (Schoenberg et al 2005). The cross-cultural approach used in the following research allows... Amazonian...
Older people
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...aging among older people in Australia Introduction The growing number of the older population in Australia has given rise to a number of concerns with regard to their health care, nutrition and exercise. The society often tends to perceive older people as a dependant group who burden the society with increased expenditures on health and aged care. On the other hand, the concept of active aging has been emphasized by many as the older population is still able to contribute positively to their families, societies and nations. As pointed out by Borowski, Encel and Ozanne (2007, p. 13) old age should be perceived as “a transition rather than a crisis, with opportunities... ?Nutrition, exercise and active...
Health Policy Analysis Memorandum
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...ageing population affiliation Director National Bureau of Workforce Analysis (Insert Subject: The effects of an ageing population on the health workforce Date: 23rd June, 2014. Increase of the ageing population In the United States, the ageing population plays major part in the health care system. Prior to this century, the ageing population was in a low magnitude. Thus, the state had an easier task to support its medical provisions. In addition, the number of caregivers present could be able to handle this particular population. Moreover, social services were provided with sufficient resources that would increase their responsibility to older adults. The situation was made better... Increase of the...
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