Aging in place

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  • Aging Place And Technology Essay

    Aging, Place, and Technology: Toward Improving Access and Wellness in Older Populations In this article, the author states that the place of residence may affect the probability of achieving a public health objective. As he further mentions, aging in place is considered the ability to live in one’s own home independently and comfortably. However, there are certainly many challenges and additional resources needed to satisfy the demands of everyday life particularly in the decline in health and functional ability. Nonetheless, Satariano explains about a growing interest with technological innovations, such as smartphones and remote monitoring devices that enhance aging in place and also improve access to technologies in older populations. There…

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  • Aging In Place Case Study

    1. Introduction Aging population is one of the most rampant social problems in Hong Kong and the median age for citizens is still rising from 42.8 in 2014 to 51.0 in 2064, yet statistics showed that the proportion of the population aged 65 and over is predicted to increase from 15% in 2014 to 33% in 2064 (Census and Statistics Department, 2015). Nevertheless, due to the improvement of the quality of life and advancements in the medical field, people have longer life expectancy, then the number…

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  • Aging In Place Research Paper

    and burden of "ageing-in-place" in an aged care community. Australian Health Review, 32(2), 356-65. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/231720119?accountid=6143 Location: ProQuest Purpose and Key finding: The purpose of this article is to explore the residents’ desire to age- in-place. The study showed that the residents considered aging in place as a critical element of quality of life and an important component of social connection. Ageing-in-place also gives…

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  • Aging In Place

    The concept of “aging in place” has become a centerpiece of public policy research and aid for the elderly in the United States. “Aging in place” is defined as the ability to live in one 's own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level. The ability to age comfortably in their own home and community is essential to a healthy aging process. There are a number of measures the elderly can take to make sure that they are able to age in the…

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  • The Characteristics Of Stereotypes In The Movie Up

    nursing home, it still suggests that because Carl is old he cannot stay by himself. Eventually, Carl is forced from his home after a violent encounter. I could not help but think that if Carl was younger the situation would have been handled differently. I definitely think that he would not have been removed from his home. I believe that because of his age Carl was bullied into a decision despite his wishes to age in place. However, the desire to age in place has not gone unnoticed by…

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  • Summary: The Health Benefits Of Aging

    According to an AARP report, nearly 90 percent of people prefer to stay in their own home for as long as possible or as what gerontologist refers to as aging in place (Farber, Shinkle, Lynott, Fox-Grage, & Harrell, 2011). While the desire is there, a myriad of obstacles can prevent seniors from staying in their own homes. Health issues arise from the natural effects of aging and chronic diseases. This can contribute to declines in flexibility and balance affecting an elderly person’s ability…

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  • Living Alone Among Older Adults: A Case Study

    Background As the population of older adults grows, more people are living alone (Botia, Villa & Palma, 2012; McKenna, Klosek, Crilly & Polger, 2015; Fraisse, Perolle, Mavros & Etxeberria, 2007). In the US, the trend of living alone amongst older people has increased dramatically from 5% in 1920s to 28% in 2012 (Administration on Aging, 2012). With advancing age, various age-related conditions and accidents come along such as a fall (Dibner, 1990; Elliot, Painter & Hudson, 2009, Lee et al.,…

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  • Aging In Nursing Home Research Paper

    older adult will outnumber caregivers by immense amounts. Aging in place is one major way to help prevent these things from happening to the older adult population. Over 95% of older adults agree and would rather stay in their homes then being moved into a nursing home. This is because home is such an importance and special place. Home modifications, new technologies, housing communities, and forms of care are being developed and improved every day to help older adults age while staying in place…

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  • Dehydration In Elderly

    This program will give elderly people a better chance of successfully aging in place and being healthier. Information posters about the importance of staying hydrated and dangers of dehydration could be placed in various places around the adult daycare facility. Employees can be trained to look for signs of dehydration, and provide additional information that seniors may have about the importance of proper fluid intake. Staff can also keep track of how much water their clients are consuming and…

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  • Communication Barriers In A Nursing Home

    Smith why she decided to live in an assisted living facility. She couldn’t hold back her tears while saying, “My son forced me to be here.” Her response was so heartbreaking that I too couldn’t suppress a tearful sympathy. She then started talking about her beautiful house that she lived in for fifty-five years with her husband before he passed. Ms. Smith got nostalgic thinking about her house, her neighbors, and being in the backyard with her grandchildren. Due to the sensitivity of the…

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