Social And Clinical Issues In The Elderly Population Essays and Term Papers

  • Social Issues Confronting the Aids/Hiv Population

    Marlena Hood Social issues confronting the AIDS/HIV population. BSHS 302/Hilton Team A- 10/19/2010 AIDS stands from acquired immune deficiency syndrome. AIDS is called by a virus called HIV that is the human immunodeficiency virus. If one were to be infected with HIV their body naturally will...

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  • Issues of the Elderly

    comes from the functionalist perspective. In a functionalist perspective the shared rules of behavior and the expectations for a certain behavior in a social situation both come together and shape an individual's behavior. Age stratification theory is a term where society a society provides older people...

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  • Issues of the Elderly

    It was not long ago that we as a society, viewed elderly as a valued citizen. Historical research shows that the treatment of older people varied from time to time and place to place. All past societies have one thing in common-none of them had the number of older people present in society today. None...

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  • The Elderly, a Vulnerable Population

    The Elderly, a vulnerable population Nina Brown BSHS 301 Introduction to Human Services September 20, 2011 University of Phoenix Alberto Reynoso The Elderly, a vulnerable population Many segments of the population can fall prey to...

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  • The Homeless and Elderly Population

    The Homeless and Elderly Population BSHS 301 February 8, 2010 The Homeless & Elderly Population As we seek pleasure, we often forget our purpose in life. We feed our egos as we like, but there is one thing that humans don’t know is that all of us have access to opportunities like those...

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  • Diabetes in the Hispanic Elderly Population

    Abstract Diabetes is prevalent among the elderly Latino community. The process of accepting and acknowledging the seriousness of having this condition can have a mental effect on the elder. There are factors that need to be taken into account that will change for the typical Latino elder living in the...

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  • Ethics in the Elderly Population

    After seeing what my mother had to go through to get assistance for her overall quality of life, my interest in the elderly was high. My mother was suffering when she did not have to suffer. Being on a fix income and depending on her children, she was still lacking some important health care that needed...

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  • Population Issues

    Population Issues Population growth is a serious problem, studies show that the world will hit about 8 billion people by the spring of 2024, it may even rise to 10 billion people by 2100! This growth will cause a large impact on quality of life, because 10 billion people will be living in a space...

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  • Communication with the Elderly Population

    Communication with the Elderly Population Communication with the Elderly Population When dealing with the public, there are always going to be barriers in communication. Race, sex, and disabilities are just a few examples of the challenges we face every day. In the medical field however, these...

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  • Alzheimer's Disease in the elderly population

    Alzheimer’s disease in the elderly population Austin Straub 385 - Final Paper 11/28/12 Abstract Unfortunately Alzheimer’s is an incurable disease that impacts the elderly population in different important aspects of life. From personal cognitive issues to financial stresses, this...

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  • Elderly as a Vulnerable Population

    Elderly as a Vulnerable Population According to the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary (2002), vulnerability is the ability to “Be easily physically, emotionally, or mentally hurt, influenced or attacked.” At any given time, anyone can become vulnerable. Demographically, the nature...

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  • Medical Care for the Elderly Population

     Part of the economic solution for the aging population is medical care. Medical care is the key to living a happy, healthy, and productive life for as long as possible. There are several solutions that are documented in the Centers for Disease, Control, and Prevention (CDC) web site (CDC, 2013)...

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  • Issues Affecting the Elderly

    Issues Affecting the Elderly BSHS/342 University of Phoenix November 6, 2008 As we grow in to adulthood, there are many things that start to change in our life and like the physical characteristics, mental capability, along with other things. The aging process does not...

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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 and...

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  • Issues Affecting The Elderly

    related. The cognitive decline is universal with aging; however dementia and Alzheimer's are considered diseases. Presbyopia which afflicts almost all elderly is natural or normal aging, while glucose control can be considered a normal part of aging, but diabetes although common is considered to be a disease...

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  • Issues Effecting the Elderly

    Issues Affecting the Aged Jacqueline Lopez BSHA 342 University of Phoenix Issues Affecting the Aged From the time of infancy through the late stages of adulthood physical, psychological and cognitive changes occur. Before one is born the aging process has begun, although each person’s changes...

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  • Ethical Issues in Clinical Practice

    THLEAD 410: ETHICAL ISSUES IN CLINICAL PRACTICE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON TACOMA Part One: Articles Summary In “The four topics: Case analysis in clinical ethics,” Jonsen et al states that a clear standards of operation is needed for clinicians to effectively address ethical issues (Jonsen et al,...

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  • Social Inequality in Elderly Americans

    Social Inequality in Elderly Americans Elderly people (women and men age sixty-five or older) (Macionis, 2005), Have many obstacles to face as they grow older, many of these obstacles involve social inequality. Not only do the elderly have to learn to deal with many forms of Ageism (the stereotyping...

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  • POPULATION ISSUES AND COOPERATION Stude

    POPULATION ISSUES AND COOPERATION Identifying the population problem is simple: There are too many of us, and we are reproducing too quickly. Here are some amazing and, to most people, disturbing, statistics. Stop and think about what they mean for the future. On Tuesday, October 12, 1999, the population...

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  • Issues Concerning Inmate Population

    want to look at the facts or admit it could be happening. There are many problems that can be posed by having mentally ill, elderly, and minority inmates. Having elderly inmates age 55 years or older, there can be many things that can happen to them from having cancer, high cholesterol, and diabetes...

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