"Biography With An Elderly Person" Essays and Research Papers

Biography With An Elderly Person

Viewing for an Effective Outcome Professor Dr. Jorge Cardenas July 23, 2012 Introduction Elderly people are so comfortable in their own skin because they have lived their lives and some have a continuance, which indicate that this is a true blessing and most of them still have their right frame of mind in order to assist in their living conditions along with their personal retirement plans. The elderly sometimes need that extra assistance from families that sometimes may require time that the...

Business, Business model, Elderly care 1101  Words | 4  Pages

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Elderly

for the Homeless 2201 P Street, NW Washington, DC 20037-1033 http://www.nationalhomeless.org Tel. 202-462-4822 Fax. 202-462-4823 Email. info@nationalhomeless.org Homelessness Among Elderly Persons Published by the National Coalition for the Homeless, September 2009. When thinking about homelessness, the elderly people issue doesn’t immediately come to our mind. Homeless elders, although increasing in numbers, continue to be a forgotten population. The poverty rate in 2008 (13.2 percent) was the...

Ageing, Death, Elderly care 1607  Words | 5  Pages

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Elderly

Top Ten Problems the Elderly Face With Transportation Add to my favorites Print Jan 17, 2011 | By Walt Pickut Top Ten Problems the Elderly Face With Transportation Photo Credit Jupiterimages/BananaStock/Getty Images You might be called elderly if you are older than 60, by some definitions, and your physical abilities might start limiting your freedom to go where you want to go when you want to go there. For instance, according to a 2011 report by statisticians at Caregivers Library, there...

Ageing, Bus, Elderly care 651  Words | 3  Pages

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Elderly

AKNOWLEDGEMENT The researcher have invested her time and effort in accomplishing this study, and wishes to extend her deepest gratitude to the following persons who shared their time and effort in making this work a success. To the respondents who gave their time, understanding and cooperation to answer the researcher’s questionnaire honestly. To the researcher’s parents, who gave their full support, words of encouragement and motivation for the researcher to finished her study. For the trust...

Batangas, Lipa City, Luzon 808  Words | 5  Pages

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To the Elderly

To the Elderly, It has come to my attention that retirement for the elderly has become more than the aged merely going into a metaphoric hibernation, to rest after the struggles of life, no, retirement has turned into more than just a time of rest. Retirement has become an imprisonment for you our respected and dearly beloved forefathers. Retirement has and is turning you energetic, happy, dandy elderly into sluggish, boring, irksome, golf playing couch potatoes. This is a large concern to our...

Ageing, Death, Elderly care 1006  Words | 3  Pages

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Biographies

Mini Biography on Destery Smith (Moore)    Destery Smith (aka Destery Moore) was born on February 19, 1991 in Bakersfield CA. From a  young age Destery aspired to be a director in films and now at age 21 he has truly made a  name for himself. He has a love for music, video games, making his own video's, DJing, and  making techno music and with his love for all of these things, he has become famous. He  makes youtube videos with his best friend on a channel called DesandNate where they talk  about anything and everything...

Dylan and Cole Sprouse, Isles & Glaciers, Mike Fuentes 1783  Words | 9  Pages

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Incarcerating the Elderly

and the unique problems that elderly prisoners face while incarcerated and subsequent to release” (Stojkovic, 2007, pg. 98). Incarceration of elderly criminals is a highly debated topic in criminal justice. The definition of elderly criminal in this case will be a person 60 years or older that commits a criminal offense. This is not a new topic; however, there is not a lot of research conducted on elderly offenders. There are many arguments as to whether these elderly criminals should be treated...

Ageing, Crime, Criminology 2560  Words | 7  Pages

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Elderly Drivers

starting to appear. This threat being elderly drivers over the age of 70. These elderly drivers could be considered dangerous due to their decline in sensory. With more elderly drivers increasing over the years, drivers everywhere could be in danger. Within the next 20 years the number of elderly drivers is expected to triple in the United States (Older Drivers). To combat this the solution is simple which is to make elderly drivers retake a driver course test. Elderly drivers are not only endangering...

Ageing, Automobile, Driver's license 1273  Words | 4  Pages

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Aging and the Elderly

AGING AND THE ELDERLY PATRICIA BUNTIN DR: GORTNEY LITHONIA CAMPUS SOCIOLOGY 100 08/16/11 STRAYER UNIVERSITY Aging is the length of time during which a being or thing has existed length of life (Webster dictionary). Growing old and becoming an elderly person can be challenging but, yet it can be very rewarding, it can bring a lot of good and bad. Aging has its rewards, but it presents the challenges of all stages of life. Growing old consist of gradual, ongoing changes in the body...

Ageing, Aging, Death 1979  Words | 6  Pages

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The Elderly in Netherlands

Elderly in the Netherlands Writing on Topics 5/21/2012 Elderly in the Netherlands Nowadays, the elderly is a serious issue around the world; nearly all industrial countries are facing enormous pressure about the coming of aging society. As one of the most advanced countries in the world, how about the situation of elderly in the Netherlands ? Can Dutch society provide the best care to the Baby Boomer? Aging society, the Netherlands is on the way “For the Netherlands...

Ageing, Aging, Death 1471  Words | 5  Pages

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Elderly Driving

Dangers of Elderly Citizens Driving Suddenly a sharp pain emerges in the ribs of a young student; but it is not only him that has been injured, but the majority of his class, a broken rib being the most minute injury. Teachers and other pedestrians concerned while a couple gets the license plate of the car that just plowed through a crowd of children. But on the other end; there is the driver of the car, who did not see that the light was ever red, who was on auto-pilot and still has not recognized...

Ageing, Death, Driver's license 2635  Words | 7  Pages

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Victimization of the Elderly

enjoy new experiences are the goals many of the elderly have dreamt of much of their lives. Instead of living their dreams, the elderly – those 65 and older – have become a target of crime. The United States Department of Justice reports that “persons 65 or older experienced about 2.1 million criminal victimizations.” Most of these crimes were committed as robberies and thefts so the perpetrator could get money. During these crimes, 33% of the elderly victims were injured with 9% of the injuries...

Abuse, Bullying, Elderly care 1060  Words | 3  Pages

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Depression in the Elderly

Depression in the Elderly Depression later in life frequently coexists with other medical illnesses and disabilities. In addition, advancing age is often accompanied by loss of key social support systems due to the death of a spouse or siblings, retirement, and/or relocation of residence. Because of their change in circumstances and the fact that they're expected to slow down, doctors and family may miss the diagnosis of depression in elderly people, delaying effective treatment. As a result...

Death, Electroconvulsive therapy, Gerontology 1245  Words | 4  Pages

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Care for the Elderly

Care for the Elderly The greatest challenge for health care is for the Elderly. The elderly population has been rising steadily for the past few decades. The elderly population is usually defined as people aged 65 years or above. However, a longer life span in the elderly population brings along poorer health. This involves an increased demand for health care services for elderly people. About two-thirds of the elderly population has limited or no monthly income and this generation will have...

Ageing, Ageism, Aging 1089  Words | 3  Pages

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Elderly Driving

reports claiming that these thoughts are no longer true and that elderly drivers are considered the most dangerous age group on the road. The Washington Post said that in the age group sixty- five and over have accounted for “sixteen percent of all traffic deaths and eight percent of the injured, but they accounted for thirteen percent of the population.” With statistics so high why is there no questions being asked about the ability the elderly have to drive. Research shows that the older one gets the...

Ageing, Death, Driver's license 899  Words | 3  Pages

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Elderly Gambling

Gambling Away: The Well-Being of the Elderly over Sixty Dominic J. Williams, Billy McCoy, Georgina Williams, Jessica 5-1-13 Dr. Janet Chang SW 301A Cal State San Bernardino Certificate of Authorship: As students of Cal State San Bernardino, we fully acknowledge that all work written is original set by the standards of the University. We also give due credit to all references used to their original authors, and cited correctly according the APA writing style. Student's signature:...

Addiction, Casino, Gambling 1417  Words | 4  Pages

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the person

(Gazzaniga, 1985, 1988; Springer, 1989). It can be concluded that internal factors such as genes work in unison with the environmental to shape the personalities and behaviours of individuals…What theory of Human Development makes a person what they are? Why does a person do what they do? Where does personality come from and how does it grow? These are some frequently asked questions when discussing the topic of personality. Personality does originate from a specific point, and from then on it continues ...

Behavior, Developmental psychology, Human 1202  Words | 3  Pages

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Elderly Abuse

 Elderly Abuse Name California State University of Sacramento Lifespan stage and counseling-related problems. As part of being a human being, we are born and we grow old as time passes and then we die as life comes to an end. Part of human development is the stage of late adulthood. From the book “Human Behavior in the Social Environment,” by Jose B. Ashford and Craig Winston LeCroy, the years from age sixty until death are considered late adulthood. At this stage of life, there are...

Abuse, Ageing, Ageism 2036  Words | 9  Pages

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Elderly Abuse

 Elderly Abuse and Neglect When discussing abuse and neglect we often think of children first.  That being said, children are not the only ones who will be abused and/or neglected.  In fact, this happens to some elderly as well.  While some elderly may be productive enough to care for themselves, others are not.  The end result is a complete (or close to complete) dependency on someone else for their needs.  In addition, just like with children, this dependency can lead to abuse and/or neglect...

Abuse, Child abuse, Elder abuse 1391  Words | 4  Pages

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Elderly Driving

 Elderly Driving There has been an increase of accidents caused by elderly drivers over the course of many years. With such a dramatic increase, should elderly drivers have driving restrictions? I believe that after the age of 75, seniors should have to retake their drivers test or have restrictions, regardless of their driving record. There is support for some restrictions on elderly drivers based on evidence that older drivers are more involved in traffic accidents than any age group except...

Ageing, Death, Driver's license 1503  Words | 5  Pages

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Persons

(Tenth Edition) p.85) 3. How does one acquire the ability of “selling” oneself to others and make friends? Most human relations involve a considerable amount of salesmanship. In order to make friends, you have to “sell” yourself as a good person and one and worthy of friendship. (Harold Shyrock, On Becoming A Man, Washington D.C.: Review and Herald Publishing Assoc., 1951, p.771) How can one make favorable impressions? One of the ways is your method of carrying on a conversation...

Adolescence, Behavior, Friendship 2189  Words | 7  Pages

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Caring for Our Elderly

Caring for Our Elderly Caring for Our Elderly It is estimated that the number of Americans over the age of sixty five years old will multiply times four in the next thirty years. With this being said many of us will be faced with providing care for our loved ones ("Elderly Caregiving," n.d.). The current research studies completed in geriatric studies indicate that currently family members are providing approximately eighty two percent of the care for their elderly family member. Generally...

Health, Health care, Health care provider 1322  Words | 4  Pages

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Elderly Drivers

2. There has been talk about banning elderly driving off the road in recent years. Some people suggest that the elderly should reapply for driving licenses. Elderly driver usually have loss of hearing, diminished vision, and slower reaction time. Elderly driver should reapply for driver’s license once they grow old because accidents and fatalities could be reduced by two folds. Since many of the accidents come from elderly drivers, fewer accidents would likely happen at all. There are certain...

Cloning, Dolly, Domestic sheep 833  Words | 3  Pages

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Elderly Nutrition

Conversely, the chronically ill elderly adult who is regularly taking a wide variety of drugs is likely to have increased need for particular nutrients as compared to his or her peers who enjoy good health. An active older persons living in the community who is able to obtain and prepare adequate meals will also need reliable sources of nutrition information to support self care, programs and services to meet his or her nutritional needs. The institutionalized elderly person is likely to need nutrient-dense...

Ageing, Gerontology, Middle age 1532  Words | 6  Pages

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Elderly Abuse

Elderly Abuse Elderly abuse in nursing homes in America is an uprising issue. Elders make up a large portion of our population and they deserve the equality. This issue is very important because eventually this could affect you personally, or a loved one in your family. I stand for better environments in these nursing homes and find it terrible that elders get treated so poorly. The reason the number of reports on elder abuse has gone up so rapidly in the past decade is because the number of...

Abuse, Bullying, Child abuse 808  Words | 3  Pages

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Elderly Abuse

Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia) experience some form of abuse.   10. While 91 percent of federal abuse prevention dollars are spent on child abuse, 7 percent is spent on domestic abuse, and only 2 percent goes towards protecting the elderly.   11. Legislatures in all 50 states have passed some type of elder abuse law. Types Although there are common themes of elder abuse across nations, there are also unique manifestations based upon history, culture, economic strength, and societal...

Abuse, Child abuse, Domestic violence 960  Words | 3  Pages

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Sport Biography

Week 4 - Assignment  Sport Biography To explore your interest in a particular sport figure or sport-related figure and apply the concepts covered in class, you will write a biography. You must focus on a well known figure. Your biography should cover the following: * A brief discussion of the person’s non-sport background. * A brief discussion of the person’s sport background. * What is this person’s defining moment or moments (e.g., hitting a buzzer beater, a “walk-off” home run,...

Behavior, Human behavior, Interpersonal relationship 825  Words | 3  Pages

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Stalin Biographies

Introduction Beginning with the Soviet myths reinforced by propagandist posters and an official biography, the 'great man', Joseph Stalin (birth name: Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili) has left behind a legacy that confronts historians with a conundrum; to decode the personality, psychology, intentions and influence of his person, clouded by historical inaccuracies within Soviet archives attributed to the "cult of personality" and political agendas of subsequent leaders such as the Stalinist...

Cold War, Isaac Deutscher, Joseph Stalin 2419  Words | 7  Pages

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Dementia in The Elderly

 Dealing with Dementia in the Elderly Danaya Gilchrist Touro College of Applied Studies General Survey of Mental Health (GHU 140) Professor Wyatt April 29th, 2014 Abstract Dementia is a scary disease for the elderly to deal with it. It changes their lives and who they are. Dementia affects the daily living activities of people who are dealing with it; a person who is living with dementia can no longer do anything for themselves or live their lives the way that they want to....

Alois Alzheimer, Alzheimer's disease, Brain 1810  Words | 9  Pages

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Elderly Abuse

decades that elder mistreatment as a social policy issue has moved to the forefront of health care and social services in the United States. In earlier decades, the family was required to care for the elderly in the family, but due to economic changes and social standards, it is merely impossible for one person alone to stay home and care for their loved ones. Elders are the matriarchs and patriarchs of families and society. However with age and accompanying and cognitive decline, elders become increasingly...

Abuse, Bullying, Child abuse 1208  Words | 4  Pages

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Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly

neglect of the Elderly ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF THE ELDERLY ENG-126-1103A-10 COLORADO TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY ANTOINETTE J. WILCOX 07/31/2011 Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly Every year tens of thousands of elderly adults in the...

Abuse, Bullying, Child abuse 771  Words | 3  Pages

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Biography guideline

Biography Project Essential Questions: Who are my heroes? How can I effectively research? How can I write an accurate (and interesting) essay? Objectives: During this project you will write an essay about one of your heroes. This will be a month-long project involving the whole writing process (brainstorm, outline, drafts, revision, editing, publishing), as well as learning how to effectively research and cite sources. PROEJECT GUIDELINES Phase ONE: RESEARCH Choose a person that you...

Bibliography, Citation, Hero 678  Words | 4  Pages

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substance abuse among the elderly

Gibson Intro- Sociology 110 Ms. Willingham 10-09-2013 Substance Abuse among the Elderly There seem to be a problem growing in our society today that is affecting our Elderly, which is substance abuse. The baby boomers born between 1946 and 1964 which are reaching the retirement age seem to be the rising population in treatment centers in the United States. The reason this is an important subject is simple; the elderly people whom I’m talking about are dying from overdose of prescription and non-prescription...

Ageing, Aging, Death 1856  Words | 5  Pages

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Neglect of the Elderly

The Neglect of the Elderly With the growing number of senior citizens in our expanding society, abuse and neglect of the elderly is a widespread issue in our society. Neglect can come in many ugly forms and can be quite horrifying when actually investigated. When we as a society fail to meet the needs of our senior community we are only creating a perhaps dreadful prelude to our own inevitable destiny. Elder neglect is the failure to fulfill obligations to a senior citizen. According...

Abuse, Bullying, Child abuse 1194  Words | 3  Pages

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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 the abuses of others, it can be physical, mental, sexual, and even financial; the elderly are a vulnerable group. The elderly can be susceptible to influences that can be devastating to their well- being...

Abuse, Child abuse, Domestic violence 1465  Words | 4  Pages

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The Hazard of Elderly Drivers

The Hazard of Elderly Drivers “The Congress shall have Power…to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States…” (Section 8 [1] United States Constitution). Under the Constitution of the United States of America, government has the ability to implement laws that provide for the general well being of its citizens. Regardless of the circumstance, the government must act in the best interest of the civilians living within the United States. One of the most...

Ageing, Ageism, Automobile 2494  Words | 7  Pages

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Stereotypes and the Elderly

big influence on how the elderly are perceived has stereotyped this population, mostly seen through the media. Even in films, TV, books, and magazines old people are often portrayed as frail, weak, klutzy, or indecisive. We should look treat our elderly with respect for the fact that they are more associated with experience, knowledge, and wisdom than a younger population. Ageism describes this discrimination against the old due to misconceptions and ignorance. Every person has their own perceptions...

Ageing, Ageism, Aging 1243  Words | 4  Pages

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Alzheimer in the elderly

 Alzheimer's disease in the Elderly Alzheimer's disease is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain. Alzheimer's disease is mainly a disease of the cerebral cortex. The disease was named after the doctor who was a German psychiatrist and a neuropathologist. The disease was discovered by Dr. Alois Alzheimer in the year 1906 when he was examining a female’s brain. He found out that the woman displayed memory loss, language problems and some inexplicable changes in behavior. This disease...

Alzheimer's disease, Brain, Cerebral cortex 1043  Words | 4  Pages

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Issues of the Elderly

in later life. In sum age stratification theory states that norms are an aspect of how, when, and why a person ages as they do. This theory does however, have some limits. Age stratification theory looks at people as one big group instead of as seperate people or as individuals. It fails to include things such as the gender and/or race of the person which can and sometimes will influence a person. Instead age stratification theory assumes that society is all the same and experience much of the same...

Ageing, Death, Generation Y 938  Words | 3  Pages

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Should the Elderly be Allowed to Drive?

Addy Cassady English 111 Brian Birt 18 September 2013 The Increasing Age with Increasing Limits In order to be allowed to drive a motorized vehicle a person has to go through a copious amount of tests and training to acquire a license. This person, however, is typically around the age of sixteen when they choose to participant in such events. Does that mean that they will never forget or fail to remember what they learned? Most people forget what high school is like by age fifty, what does...

Ageing, Death, Elderly care 1065  Words | 3  Pages

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Elderly Neglect

large amount of the population in our country aren’t seeing and understanding what is happening behind closed doors to nursing homes. All nursing homes aren’t as safe and trustworthy as many assume. Nursing Homes, meant to be safe living for the elderly to be cared for in their golden years have turned into a nightmare for senior citizens across the country, being a target for countless acts of neglect and abuse. “It is an unfortunate fact that elder abuse is a widespread problem and older adults...

Abuse, Child abuse, Domestic violence 1282  Words | 4  Pages

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Life Cycle Presentation - Elderly

Life Cycle Presentation - Elderly Introduction Regardless of age, race, ethnicity, cultural background, gender or one’s apparent social standing, life is precious whatever one’s circumstances. The human body is no respecter of persons and in order to have a healthy body, a healthy lifestyle must be maintained. Team D will analyse the lifestyle of the elderly, what psychological events occur at this stage of life and how this may impact health. The Team will also explore the basic nutritional needs...

Ageing, Death, Gerontology 1112  Words | 3  Pages

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Nutrition for the Elderly

that as you get older your nutritional requirements per day will lessen and you will need to eat less food, this is however a myth because the body always needs energy to repair cells etc. Nutritional requirements will drop but only slightly and the elderly may need to get their nutrients in more energy dense foods. The daily nutritional requirements for a male aged 19-49yrs is 2550 Kcal, for a male aged 65-74yrs the requirement is 2330 Kcal, this is a lowering of requirement of only 220 Kcal. For...

Eating, Female, Food 860  Words | 3  Pages

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Substance Abuse and the Elderly

Substance Abuse and the Elderly Substance abuse in the elderly exists just as in any other population. Many seniors develop substance abuse problems due to circumstances or situations due to the aging process. A report by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration indicates that 17% of adults age 60 and older are affected by alcohol abuse and abuse of legal drugs. The report also states that a third of those seniors who abuse substances did...

Addiction, Ageing, Drug addiction 1698  Words | 5  Pages

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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 who think they have everything in life. But unfortunately not all of us are capable of seeing the poverty in our society. Not all homeless people chose to live in the streets or shelters, especially...

Homeless shelter, Homelessness, Poverty 1399  Words | 4  Pages

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Sociology and Elderly Population

impact on the life style and social relations. Ageing puts women in India in a particularly disadvantageous position, a position where women in general get marginalized and are meted out a deplorable treatment. During the Pre-Vedic; “old age” and “the elderly” are herms which are common currency in most popular uses and more academic environment. Despite the frequencies with which the terms are used the definition of exactly what is “old age” is problematic. Academicians have defined old...

Ageing, Aging, Death 1964  Words | 7  Pages

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Epidemiology in the Elderly with Heart Disease

Epidemiology in the Elderly with Heart Disease Epidemiology in the Elderly with Heart Disease Public health promotes healthy living for each community through epidemiology. Disease prevention and control is the common goal of epidemiology, nursing practice, and public health. “Epidemiology is the study of the population in order to monitor the health of the population, understand the determinants of health and disease in the community, and investigate and evaluate interventions...

Coronary artery disease, Disease, Epidemiology 1769  Words | 5  Pages

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Person Centred Practice

Bronwen Dalton Unit 517 Lead person- centred practice Understand the theory and principles that underpin person-centred practice Outcome 1. 1.1 Explain person-centred practice Person-centred practice is made up of a group of approaches, which are made to assist someone, to plan their life and the support that they want and require. Person-centred practice ensures that the individual concerned is at the heart of any decision making. This practice is more likely to be used when an individual has...

Disability, Disability Discrimination Act 1995, Discrimination 1439  Words | 5  Pages

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Old Age and Elderly Citizens

Introduction General Statement There is a perception in society that the elderly are a burden because some of the elderly might not have planned and prepared for their post-retirement years and old age. Interpretation Some of the elderly may also be unhealthy, incapacitated and have a poor quality of life which means that society will now have to bear the burden of supporting them. Stakeholders However, such a stereotype that the elderly will always be a burden to society can be easily debunked. If the...

Ageing, Aging, Elderly care 797  Words | 3  Pages

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Depression Among the Elderly

Depression Among the Elderly Though depression and anxiety are common throughout the life cycle; depression and older age have commonly been associated with one another (Mulsant, 1998). Unfortunately, many elderly people are not satisfied and look at this stage as depressing. After years of planning, dreaming, and expecting the golden years to be the highlight of one's life, the increased number of stressors related to aging causes feelings of depression. Depression can happen at any age from...

Ageing, Death, Geriatrics 1985  Words | 6  Pages

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Medical Care for the Elderly Population

to identify and utilize medical services (CDC, 2013). The individual must be able to analyze all the information and make informed health care decisions that support the person in his quest to maintain his health. A Senior citizen has difficult time understanding health care information. Add to the mix the fact that the person may have a disability or may be ill and cannot understand what is being said by the health care provider. One solution to the problem is to have a nurse or social worker...

Elderly care, Geriatrics, Health 936  Words | 7  Pages

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Challenges & Benefits of Elderly

Challenges and Benefits of the Elderly Elderly African Americans have the highest incidence of health related problems. This poses a great challenge to them as they age. They have a 2.5 times greater rate of hypertension than the non-hispanic white population. This, in turn increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. Unemployment rates are far higher than those of other groups and may be due to lower levels of education. A small percentage, about 10%, advance higher in education and are...

Ageing, Asian American, Gerontology 843  Words | 3  Pages

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Health Practices of Elderly

theory, the human personality is developed in a series of eight stages that take place from the time of birth and continue on throughout an individual’s complete life. He characterizes old age as a period of "Integrity vs. Despair", during which a person focuses on reflecting back on their life. Those who are unsuccessful during this phase will feel that their life has been wasted and will experience many regrets. The individual will be left with feelings of bitterness and despair. Those who feel...

Ageing, Aging, Death 1026  Words | 3  Pages

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Example biography

Biography During a cold winter in 1984, Tarek Ghobar was born on the 5th of January in The Netherlands. After living in The Netherlands for only six weeks, his parents decided to move to Instanbul for their work at SHELL. This was a decision of which Tarek didn’t encounter a lot of problems, but it did give him a cultural experience from which he is still benefiting. After going to a international school in Istanbul for seven years, his roots got lost during his migration to Cologne, Kaapstad...

Grammatical person, Meriwether Lewis, Personality psychology 1119  Words | 4  Pages

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Should the Elderly Be Allowed to Drive?

Should elderly drivers be allowed to drive? I have often wondered what the future holds for elderly drivers. It's difficult to voice my opinion(s) too strongly because it would seem as if I'm stabbing myself in the back. If we all keep living we're all going to get old, so each and every one of us will have to face the scrutinizing pressures of society on whether or not elderly citizens should be allowed to drive. My answer would be one based purely on safety. Even though some elderly drivers...

Ageing, Ageism, Death 1051  Words | 3  Pages

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Preventing Falls in the Elderly

Preventing Falls in the Elderly Natalie StJohn University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville As health care becomes more sophisticated and better, other concerns are starting to surface. Such interests that started as mere nuisances are now becoming the focal point of involvement that aims to correct and improve the welfare of individuals. One such clinical concern is the phenomenon of falls, especially with the older population. Falling in elderly individuals is a significant, yet...

Gerontology 924  Words | 3  Pages

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Jesus Biography

------------------------------------------------- Jesus Christ Biography Jesus Christ Biography Biography of Jesus Arquimedes. G Grade 9 religion April-09-2012 Title page Table of contents Title page………………………………………………………………………...1 The birth of Jesus…………………………………………………………….3-4 Jesus child hood………………………………………………………………5 Miracles summary’s………………………………………………………..6-7 Parables summary’s…………………………………………………………8-10 Jesus death and resurrection……………………………………………. ...

Gospel, Gospel of John, Gospel of Luke 1626  Words | 6  Pages

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Alcohol Misuse Among the Elderly

among the Elderly Alcohol Misuse among the Elderly Psychology of Adulthood and Aging University of Southern Maine Ruth Mugisha Brasier Abstract: Alcohol misuse in elderly people is a common but under recognized issue associated with major physical and psychological health problems. The misuse of alcohol among the elderly develops later in life often due to issues such as bereavement, feeling of loneliness, or depression. The effects of alcohol may be increased in elderly patients because...

Addiction, Ageing, Alcohol abuse 1933  Words | 6  Pages

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Attitude Toward Elderly

Old Age Attitudes towards Older People Attitudes and treatment towards elderly people can be said to vary drastically across cultures. From Europe, Asia, the Middle East, the America's, Africa and Australia, the attitudes expressed by the community towards older people are very different when compared to one another. 1. In the 1960s, Robert Butler coined the phrase ageism, which he defined as: “A process of systematic stereotyping of and discrimination against people because they are old...

Ageing, Ageism, Aging in place 1643  Words | 5  Pages

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Elderly Driving: a Peril to Society

Elderly Driving: A Peril to Society The older you are the wiser you will have become is a classic saying that adorns the elderly with experience and wisdom. One might recall endless stories beginning with “back in my day,” but what about the stories in present-day? Countless senior citizens have provided some interesting news stories for reporters in recent years; major accidents, which many have only seen in movies, have become real life due to elderly driving. In 2003, George Weller, an 89-year...

Ageing, Ageism, Elderly care 1831  Words | 5  Pages

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