• Humanservices
    . Some of these medical issues probably have gone untreated for years. The social workers and case managers are aware of illnesses that are common to aging such as diabetes, cardiac problems, and hypertension. The homeless elderly health issues will continue to deteriorate because of the harsh...
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  • Depression
    interventions include noncompliance, and cognitive and sensory impairment, which could diminish therapeutic success. Addressing Late-Life Depression: Psychological and Psychosocial Treatment Interventions. Late-life depression is a major medical, social and economic concern for the elderly population...
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  • Health Issues of the Elderly
    Health of the Elderly in India: Issues and Implications S. Siva Raju Introduction Given the trend of population ageing in India, the elderly face a number of problems and adjust to them in varying degrees. These problems range from absence of ensured and sufficient income to support themselves...
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  • The Values and Beliefs of Human Services
    clinical gestalt of discrimination, is the elderly. With the increased number of older adults in the population, more and more clinical psychologists are including this group are among their clients (Lacks, July 1982) It can become easy sometimes to look at a person and make assumptions for the person...
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  • Vulnerable Populations
    to the elderly homeless population by developing aid-assisted low-cost housing with social services to assist the elders with financial, physical, and psychological support to deal with the trauma of becoming homeless, (The Elderly Homeless, para. 6). Common Clinical Issues, Practice...
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  • Alzheimer’s and Vascular Dementia
    has been increasing faster than in other countries and the ratio of the elderly to the total population has become the highest in the world, it has been found that dementia has become a serious social, medical and economic problem. To effectively try to prevent the disease it requires a strategy...
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  • Social Agency paper
    conservatorship for legally incapacitated adults. The field of practice most closely related to our textbook is “Social Work with Older Adults.” According to Suppes and Wells, working with the elderly in institutions and their own homes “was not emphasized as a special field until the numbers of elderly...
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  • U06D1 Personality Changes over the Lifespan
    psychotherapy with this population. The nature of psychological issues encountered in clinical practice will also change—for example, intergenerational issues among blended families, increased retirement and leisure time, and expectations of greater health and productivity in later life from baby boomer...
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  • Research on Suicide Rates Among Adolescents and Elderly
    or medical illness, depression and social isolation. (NCIPC, 2001). Hill, Gallagher, Thompson, and Ishida (1988) reported that suicide for the elderly is related to depression, health changes, and fear of having a limited future. Elderly Caucasian males commit suicide at the highest rate of any...
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  • i dont know
    –58. 8 Comijs HC, Penninx BW, Knipscheer KP, van Tilberg W. Psychological distress in victims of elder abuse: the effects of social support and coping. J Gerontol Psychol Sci Soc Sci 1999; 54: 240–45. 9 Tornstam L. Abuse of the elderly in Denmark and Sweden: results from a population study. J...
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  • older people in the society
    population. These figures prove that the old age population is increasing, and the problems related to old age as well. The first part of this assignment discusses some common issues related to old age. This part mainly focuses on the physical, mental and social...
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  • Integrated Health Care - Case Study
    system costs. system and social services can allow elderly patients to “fall through the cracks” because neither side understands the full extent of the patients’ problems. Care fragmentation also frustrates patients, who find it difficult to navigate among the various providers and often feel...
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  • Malnutrition
    nutritional status, as indicated by BMI, and to determine the socio cultural factors affecting under-nourishment or over-nourishment of the target population. In addition to determine malnutrition among the elderly, Geriatric Depression Scale or GDS, a self-report assessment used to identify...
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  • why sugar should be ban
    addressing the social aspects of elderly care, 'Our health, our care, our say: a new direction for community services', was published in 2006.[2] Concerns have been expressed about the standard of nutrition which elderly patients have received in hospital. This has prompted Age UK to issue its guidance...
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  • community paper
    with feelings of nostalgia, isolation, depression, and the loss of social status in general. Minority elderly especially the refugee population has been facing tremendous hardship throughout centuries in our history. They immigrated to this country through family reunification, refugee resettlement...
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  • Scoping Study
    literature regarding ethical conflicts that arise in acute care social work. The research was considered within the context of an ageing population and an increased number of admissions to acute care wards of elderly and frail patients with complex medical and psychological conditions. The study...
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  • An Aging Society: Does Their Future Rely on Furry Friends?
    70-year-old in a fair state of mental balance, with physical and spiritual vitality. (Pesic, 46.) The aged deal with different social issues than the younger generation. While we are fast-paced, with a great deal of daily social interaction, the elderly lead slower paced lives, with a much more...
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  • GERIATRIC ASSESSMENT: MALNUTRITION
    factors that can contribute to malnutrition in the elderly population. Physiological factors include chewing or swallowing disorders, cardiac insufficiency, respiratory problems, problems with digestion, absorption, and elimination, as well as diabetes, chronic pain, and infection. Psychosocial...
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  • psychology
    Fields of Psychology Industrial Organizational Psychology Counseling Psychology Clinical Psychology Developmental Psychology Experimental and Human Factors Psychology Educational Psychology Social Psychology School Psychology Physiological Psychology Environmental Psychology Health...
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  • Appendix I Cultural Diversity
    classroom. | Part II Identify 2 or 3 issues faced by the aging population. 1. Not enough being received via Social Security/ Income 2. Health 3. Social relationships Answer the following questions in 150 to...
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