"Older Population"
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...Older Population The Older Population The Population Association of America (PAA) started on December 1930 in New York University. The PAA was an outcome of the American National Committee of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) that was formed in 1927. The Population Association of America (PAA) is the nonprofit organization that I decided to work with. The PAA is a nonprofit and professional organization. The organization is a reputable organization aimed at promoting, advancing and progressing of the human race. PAA does this through researching problems that are related to the human population in this case the...
Older people
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...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 aging among...
Older Adulthood
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...Older Adulthood It is always said that “old is gold”, a fact that I have often agreed with. However this saying does not seem to fit considering the new information I just came across. With many defects such as decline in mental state, cognitive and physical ability that I have learnt from this class, I would say old is hell. However, I believe that I am better equipped at handling older people after learning about this, myself included when I come of age. I have learnt that longevity and life expectancy is influenced by many factors, among them heredity, environment and social class. This means that some diseases and health defects associated with old age...
Older people
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...Older People The essay aims to address a two-fold objective, to wit to select two topics between falls in acute care facility, elder abuse and neglect, and relocation into aged care facility; and (2) to discuss with a focus on practice implications and definitions. Falls in Acute Care Facility Introduction Sense of independence is a very important goal for the older people. But loss of physical function and falls affect the older people’s independence and well-being. Both of these can either be the causes or consequences of each other (Nay, 2009, p.189). A significant feature of population ageing in Australia is the tremendous increase in the aged population itself. Morbidity and disability... ? Older...
Training for older worker
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...Older Workers As population demographics shift towards the older generations makingup greater numbers of the population, the importance of retaining and working with older individuals is only heightened. Even after retirement from one profession, older members of the population may continue on towards a second career. Thus they can be expected to receive training and that is why the three articles selected are important. Reed et. al. (2005) discussing aging and the acquisition of computer skills while Armstrong-Stassen and Templer (2004) discuss how training can be adapted to a target audience composed of older individuals. Finally, Wallen and Mulloy (2006) compare the methods... for teaching...
The Older Population
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...Older Population The Older Population The Population Association of America (PAA) started on December 1930 in New York University. The PAA was an outcome of the American National Committee of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) that was formed in 1927. The Population Association of America (PAA) is the nonprofit organization that I decided to work with. The PAA is a nonprofit and professional organization. The organization is a reputable organization aimed at promoting, advancing and progressing of the human race. PAA does this through researching problems that are related to the human population in this case the...
Loneliness in Older Life
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...older people This dissertation seeks to find out if community and day centres are meeting the needs of old people in the community, in terms of reducing loneliness and isolation. This was achieved by undertaking an extensive literature review into the definitions and different theories of loneliness and isolation, as well as the services currently available to the elderly. The literature review revealed that loneliness for older people was not entirely related to material aspects, but was more related to the emotional aspect. Basically the theme of any future research with regards to the elderly should be directed towards preventing social... Are community and day centres meeting the needs of older...
Assessment of Older Adults
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...Older 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...
Depression in Older adults
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...Older 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...
Suicide and Older Adults
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...Older 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 Americans Act
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...Older Americans Act Part Question Ms. A is right to order for the home delivered food for mother and for her to get adult day care. However, Ms. A. should know that the regulations of the social security and those of the Older Americans Act are different and governed by different authorities. Question 2 Mr. B. is not likely to participate in the Older Americans funded program because even though he has retired, he has not attained the minimum age of 60 years require to join the program. However, the social security coverage issue does not have any connection with the Older Americans Act program. Question 3 Ms. C. should...
Obesity in Older Adults
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...Older 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...
Consequences of older population
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...OLDER POPULATION IN USA This is a study about consequences of the older population in the USA. The study will explore the possible burden on the younger population to compensate for the cost of health care, lost income, and housing needs. In addition, the study will discuss the issue of a lesser population contributing to social security in order to support a larger population. The study will further addresspolitical embattlement in relation to programs for the aged as well as the options to relieve the potential burden. The United States of America financesthe provision of services such as healthcare, housing, and social security. Most of these funds go... to the older...
Consequences of older population
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...OLDER POPULATION IN USA This is a study about consequences of the older population in the USA. The study will explore the possible burden on the younger population to compensate for the cost of health care, lost income, and housing needs. In addition, the study will discuss the issue of a lesser population contributing to social security in order to support a larger population. The study will further addresspolitical embattlement in relation to programs for the aged as well as the options to relieve the potential burden. The United States of America financesthe provision of services such as healthcare, housing, and social security. Most of these funds go to the older... Running Head: CONSEQUENCES OF THE...
Older Adults in Society
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...Older 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... ...
Nursing older people
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...older population Problems of the older population Problems of the older population The older population was increasing at a fast pace. The number of the population above 65 was being elevated so that this group with a large number of problems was becoming the cynosure of interest of health professionals. The diverse illnesses and problems of aging were being raised simultaneously. This writer will be highlighting two problems in this discussion: falls in acute care facility and elder abuse and neglect. The factors that contributed to problems like falls were dementia, cognitive deficits, lack of familiarity, altered mobility behaviours, environmental factors, worsening eyesight... ? Problems of the older ...
Depression in Older Adults
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...Older 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...
Obesity in Older Nurses
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...older nurses. The literature review section analyzed fifteen sources by writing their summaries, research elements, outcomes, and relevance to nursing and patient care. The next section of this research analyzed the theory of educational health promoting systems and found out that it is relevant to the topic of obesity among older nurses. This theory argues that health education and acceptable behavior such as that of exercising and eating healthy meals helps to reduce the obesity stigma in the nursing community. The next part discussed... This paper aimed at analyzing various sources of literature about obesity, and formulating implementation and evaluation plans to help reduce the disorder among older ...
Assisting Older Persons
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...Older people are noted for self-pity. The idea that brings them to depression is usually based form being unable to support their families or their children [young or old... INITIAL ASSESSMENT Assisting Old Ones Gain Interest In Life Again and Become Physically Healthy Introduction As the number of the very elderly escalates worldwide, the perplexing question of how to care for them becomes more critical. In Bible times the problem was not as difficult. They had the extended family, where children, parents, and grandparents lived together. Children and grandparents interacted with benefit to one another, and parents could make the necessary material provisions and also see to it that any special care...
Treatment of Older People
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...Older People According to Hindle and Coates (2011), the vast majority of the care given to older people is satisfactory and only a small portion of them are not satisfied. Hindle and Coates also claim that reports published in 2009 by the patients association stated that some of the older people may be getting... ? The Nursing Agenda al Affiliation: The Nursing Agenda Introduction Nurses are faced with various ethical, legal and political issues in the course of their work. The issues in many cases are related to the protection of patients’ health, confidentiality and autonomy and the organization’s success. The nursing profession is usually bound by its own code of ethics which imposed thorough...
Placement of Older Adults
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...Older 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...
Dementia in older adults
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...older 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...
Care for older adults
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...older population. The social work profession must be able to confront the issues that have arisen because of the dramatic increases... I. Social Problem The percentage of Americans over the age of 65 is rapidly escalating. As more and more people live longer and the Baby Boomers enter their golden years, the number of elderly is on the increase. Indeed, the percentage of Americans over the age of 65 is quickly growing, accounting for over 22 percent of the population by 2030, with the majority of those in this age group being over 85. Such a dramatic increase in the elderly population presents an immediate challenge to social work, which must prepare for the problems inherent in caring for an older...
Exercise Guidelines For Older Adults
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...older 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...
Older Workers at McDonald's Organization
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...Older Workers at McDonald’s Organization Older Workers at McDonald’s Organization McDonald’s is one of the American organizations that have contributed much on the business sector. The organization has managed to employ a large number of workers both young and the old. However, some of the employees get old while still working in the organization. A number of reasons make workers remain in any organization. Some of these reasons include the advantage of receiving salary and health benefits that employed workers usually receive (Rothwell, 2008). Moreover, many employees continue to work in their organizations because of the pension investments that they earn. All the mentioned aspects... of...
Older Adults in Society (Ageism)
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...Older 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... ...
Deppression in older adults(community)
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...Older 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 ...
Physical Activity for Older Adults
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...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 contribute to successful exercise prescriptions. The discussion is really brilliant. Moreover, the contact is maintained with the material that are discussing. Exercise and Older Patients: Prescribing Guidelines provides a useful guidance to the other... Annotated bibliographies Exercise and...
Enhancing Cognition in Older Adults
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...Older 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 People in Residential Care
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...OLDER PEOPLE IN RESIDENTIAL CARE Older People in Residential Care [The [The of the Older People in Residential Care Introduction The world wide increase in numbers of older people in the population has implications for society at many levels. As more people live longer one of the questions that arises is how well the built environment serves the needs of very old people. No doubt, this research addresses the fit among purpose-built residential care house settings and the people who live and effort in them (Evandrou, M. 2001). No doubt, in Britain the Care in The Community policy bring in the late 20th century has confident older people to remain in their own homes, with suitable hold... Running Head:...
Neuropathies in the Older Patients
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...older patient Peripheral neuropathy is a term used to describe disorders of the peripheral nervous system. The disorders have animpact on the axon and/or myelin sheath1, whose key function is increasing the speed of transmission of nerve impulses. According to Gray’s Anatomy, the peripheral nervous system is made up of a series of nerves connecting the central nervous system that is, the brain and the spinal cord to various tissues e.g., muscles and skin, and internal organs. The peripheral nerves consist of the motor, sensory and autonomic nerves, each peripheral nerve performing a specific function. Hence, any injury to or disease of the peripheral nervous system could result... ?Neuropathies in the...
Heart disease in older people
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...older people affiliation Heart diseases in older people Introduction The aged population is usuallyprone to many diseases. Old age is accompanied by a weak metabolic system. This makes them an easy target for disease. With a low metabolic system and bodily strength fighting disease among the aged becomes a hard task. The situation is usually complicated to a point that some live in full time medication. It is for this reason that state governments have come up with advanced nursing homes. This makes it easier to administer medication and monitor their health. One of the diseases that are most common in the aged population is the heart diseases. Heart diseases mostly affect the aged... Heart diseases in...
Older adult patient educati0n issues
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...Older Adult Patient Education Issues For any healthcare plan to be effective, patients have to be fully educated about different aspects of their overall health. Patient education is important as it enables patients get to know about the status of their health and what they should do to maintain good health (Spath, 2001). One of the most vulnerable group in terms of ill health is the older adults group. Many people in this age group suffer from a myriad of illnesses and infections. Many of them do not know how to prevent or deal with their illnesses (Cutler and Muney, 2006). Patient education has the potential to transform healthcare for the elderly in a...
Young Marriage or Older Marriage
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...Older Marriage Marriage, also known as matrimony or wedlock, is definedas a social union or a legal contract that binds two people as lifetime collaborates creating association. However, I think the real definition of marriage varies with different religious backgrounds, cultural beliefs, and interpersonal relationship. Marriage is usually crested by a wedding ceremony. Most cultures in the world usually acknowledge heterosexual marriage. However, some communities allow same sex marriages. According to Professor Lukenbill’s lecture, she says, “Today, there has been a notable change in the gender roles especially at young age which later... ?Flora Yazheng Lu Lukenbill May 8, Sociology Young Marriage or...
Nutrition assessment in older adults
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...Older 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...
Consequences Of An Older Population
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...Older Population and Number Submitted The research would proffer pertinent issues on the consequences of an older population. Issues to be explored and discussed would include the possible increased burden on the younger population to compensate for health care cost and lost income, housing needs, and a lesser population contributing to Social Security, which will be supporting a larger population. Likewise, the discourse would address the political embattlement related to programs for the aged (i.e. Medicaid, Medicare, Disability, Welfare and Supplemental Security Income, and The Older Americans Act). Options that could be helpful in relieving this potential burden, in terms... ? Consequences of an...
Cognitive Decline in Older People
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...Older People. Introduction: Many scientists have suspected for long that Omega 3 fatty acids found in fish have an positive impact on brain functioning. Until now, many studies have attempted to prove this relationship. What was done in this study: - 6,158 people aged 65 and older were taken into the study. - They had to fill out a questionnaire on what they ate - Every 3 years they had their cognitive ability tested. What was found in the study: Those who ate fish more than once a week, had a slower rate of cognitive decline (reduced by 10 to 13 %) What this study proves: Regular and frequent fish eating is related to a slower rate... suggested increased fish intake is associated with...
Older People in Residential Care
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...OLDER PEOPLE IN RESIDENTIAL CARE Older People in Residential Care [The [The of the Older People in Residential Care Introduction The world wide increase in numbers of older people in the population has implications for society at many levels. As more people live longer one of the questions that arises is how well the built environment serves the needs of very old people. No doubt, this research addresses the fit among purpose-built residential care house settings and the people who live and effort in them (Evandrou, M. 2001). No doubt, in Britain the Care in The Community policy bring in the late 20th century has confident older people to remain in their own homes, with suitable hold... Running Head:...
Older parents and younger parents
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...Older Parents Whether to have children early or late is a problem that haunts couples these days. This is a relatively new question as far as a majority of the people is concerned as it owes a lot to modern methods of contraception. This introduced the option of family planning for people who were earlier constrained by the absence of suitable technology for this purpose. Arguments have been made against having a child while one is younger, mostly geared towards a feminist perspective. These focus on the problems that motherhood poses for the professional lives of the mother who is then consigned to the role of the mother and wife. Arguments for younger parents focus mostly... of Younger Parents and...
Older parents and younger parents
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...Older Parents Whether to have children early or late is a problem that haunts couples these days. This is a relatively new question as far as a majority of the people is concerned as it owes a lot to modern methods of contraception. This introduced the option of family planning for people who were earlier constrained by the absence of suitable technology for this purpose. Arguments have been made against having a child while one is younger, mostly geared towards a feminist perspective. These focus on the problems that motherhood poses for the professional lives of the mother who is then consigned to the role of the mother and wife. Arguments for younger parents focus mostly... of Younger Parents and...
Risk Management among Older People
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...Older People Assessment of risk is central to all social work, with the best strategies being soughtcontinually to undertake it. The concept of risk in the society has become a subject of dominance in the political and social landscape. The importance of risk in society thus rightfully calls for studies into it. This study will explore the concept of risk, the social workers duty and reasons for engaging in risk assessment and the theories and approaches used in risk assessment. All of these will be in relation to a special category of service users; older people, where the discussion will lead to the establishment of the best range of methods utilised... ?[Question 3] Social Work: Risk Management among...
Older peoples' experiences of crime
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...OLDER PEOPLES EXPERIENCES OF CRIME Crime is a social phenomenon and exists in each and every culture of the world from the most primitive human tribes and clans to the modern contemporary society. With the increase in population of the world at large, the tribes and communities grew widely and developed into society. The crime rate also got its place along with the growth of civilization with an upward trend and increase. The need of rules and system was felt to preserve peace and harmony. Subsequently, social norms, mores and taboos were determined to bring regularity in society. Socio-cultural and political authorities came into being with the passage of time, to evade...
Older People Care (Social Care)
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...Older People Care (Social Care) Ageing is a biological process which is hardly beyond the control of human beings. The retirement age in developed countries is around 60 to 65, which is usually referred to as the beginning period of a person’s old age. According to Office of National Statistics (ONS) around “10.3 million people” (Population Ageing: Statistics para 1) in UK are of 65 years of age or above that. This is about 80% more than that of the statistics in 1951. During this period people aged between 65 years to 74 years were around 67%, and those who were 85 or more contributed 4%. Now the percentages are 51% and 14% respectively. UK’s age pattern has substantially...
Holistic Care of Older Adults.
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...older 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 ...
Healthcare Inequality among older adults.
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...older adults Collage Introduction Health care generally tends to get worse as age advances. The most affected old people are those who are poor or marginalized as well as the minorities. Compared to their counterparts who are rich, they age faster and lack medical attention during their old age. This implies the direct relation between economic disparities among the old and their health status. The studies have shown that there is an increase in health differences between the old populations from different socioeconomic classes. The issue of retirement is earlier in the poor social class as compared to the rich class due to the fact that they lack proper medical care... ?Healthcare Inequality among older ...
Day Centre for Older Adults
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...Older Adults Recent environmental occurrences and global demographic changes will lead to a larger number of older people. These people will present more complicated health care and social needs as they live longer with chronic illnesses. Furthermore, most vulnerable populations with multiple complex problems are not well served by current human service delivery systems. (Hatfield, 1999) Human service organisations aspire to address personal and social growth and development in the communities they serve. Their goal is to improve the lives and functioning of individuals they serve within their families and communities. However, these organisations must... Age Concern Lancashire, Day Centre for Older...
Memory Training in Older Adults
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...OLDER 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...
SUICIDE AMONG OLDER ADULTS/ELDERLY
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...older 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,...
Interview of Older Age Adults
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...Older Age Adults Overview The older age adults who were the s for the interviews were quite advancedin years. All of them have been retired from their previous occupations for many years now and are already well-adjusted to their status in life, their advanced age, their frailties related to their age and how to deal and cope with problems related to old age. They were all very willing to be interviewed and were most welcoming to the interviewer. One of the surprising discoveries about the interview process was that all the subjects interviewed were very delighted with being interviewed or simply talked to for a considerable length of time. They had a lot to say in answer to each... Interview of Older...
Older adult with multiple comorbidities
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...Older adult with multiple comorbidities Affiliation Q1 Basing on the presenting illness at admission, Mrs. Tien has the following concerns: wondering and falls, she has an aggressive urinary tract infection and also diagnosed with dementia. She is also on physiotherapy program for strengthening and gait training. She is currently admitted and almost coming home where they have to prepare facility for her. The priority of care should to intervene on the aggressive urinary infection, then the wondering and the falls, then dementia and finally gait. Q2 Urinary tract infection Assessment Patient reports of pain on the lower abdominal region. The patient also grimaces on the...
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