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    Elderly Care Pros And Cons

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    d) Pros and Cons of Policy and Program Interventions for Elderly Care The last element of the United States elderly care system compromises of programs and policies that are classified as institutional and legislative responses to aging in the United States. According to Bookman and Kimbrel (2011) and Wise and Yashiro (2006), Medicare is an example of a functional policy in the United States for the elderly, under which senior citizen over 65 years, and who have a Medicare insurance cover during their days of employment are eligible for insurance cover. Medicare is another insurance policy that also covers the elderly. Other examples of policies for the elderly in the United States include the Social Security Act of 1935, Older Americans…

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    Elderly Care Myths

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    I am a home health aide so I work with the elderly throughout the day every day. Elderly often don’t get the best treatment that they deserve. North America often portrays aging in an adverse way of loneliness, dependency, poor mental and physical performance (Dionigi). Elderly people often need more time to process information (e-text 126) I know this from experience I often have to repeat and explain and physically show information about many things such as money, receipts, medication etc. one…

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    I am 23 years old and enjoy spending time with friends and family, listening to a variety of music, and enjoy driving around with my dogs Chloe and Buddy. I was introduced to the healthcare field at a very young age. In 2005 my parents decided to open a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly, also known as a Board and Care. Our facility name is Daisy Anne Gardens, named after my sister and me. In the beginning I was very reluctant to be a part of the business due to my lack of knowledge. I am…

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    Elderly Care Insomnia

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    Elderly Care: Assistance with Insomnia When it comes to senior sleep, the studies are conflicted. Some studies show that seniors need slightly less sleep than they did when they were younger and need 6.5 to 7 hours. Other studies show that a senior needs the same 8 to 9 hours that they did when they were 20. Regardless of which studies you side with, when your senior loved one is not getting even close to the minimum 6.5 hours stated by the less conservative studies, then you know that they are…

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    Robots As Caregivers

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    decades (Wiener & Tilly). The ageing population has a significant impact on health care and personal care delivery. Senior members have a wide range of needs, such as healthcare (due to chronic ailments), home or personal care needs. Past records indicate that family members are unable to provide care as most young people live away from their parents or are too busy to accord daily care. In this scenario, demand…

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    today are associated with the younger generations. However, there are issues that are being overlooked in the elderly population. Substance abuse in the elderly is one of the fastest growing issues in the United States. The use of alcohol or "misuse" of alochol can place the elderly in many detrimental psychological, physical, and social consequences that may be undetected. There are many reasons for geriatric substance abuse and many ways in which nurses can impact misuse in a positive way.…

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    This post is about elderly and the risks that make them be a vulnerable group in our society. I will discuss the causes that put elderly at risk and solutions to avoid some of those risks. Our nation is experiencing an increased growth in the older adult population, this brings the concern for their well-being since they are usually at risk for injuries and poor health in general. The elderly often have decreased and impaired mobility, visual or hearing deficit, numerous chronic health…

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    on which humanity has existed will be forever changed? From changing family structure of how the elderly are taken care of and the independence of the youth to leaving the traditional sets of morality that shaped each individual, a new world is taking place. Whether or not it will…

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    The Salvation Army Essay

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    “30 million people receive help from the Salvation Army last year”. (The Salvation Army USA) The Salvation Army is made to help all kinds of people in many different ways. They have programs that can help adults get back on their feet, help elderly get the help or love the need, and help the homeless find food and shelter. They also help combat human trafficking and help families reunite with each other. The Salvation Army is designed to help women, men and children get they need in times of…

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    equaling a total of 70 million (Aging, n.d.). This increase in the elderly population creates the need for counselors to have vast knowledge related to aging individuals as challenges regarding environmental, social, psychological, health care, and economics continue. Stereotypes A study done in 1986 by Schmidt and Boland asked undergraduates to identify terms, both positive and negative, that they associate with elderly individuals.…

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