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21 St Century Majority Of The Population
1,196 wordsWith each passing day, people age, babies are born, and people die. Yet, as each day passes on, what happens to the population? Does a majority of the population fall within a certain age bracket, and if so, what is that age bracket? Peter, is the founder and president of Global Business Network, an organization which studies business and demographic trends. He presents an argument stating that a majority of the population will be teenagers in the 21 st century (49). Schwartz's argument is refut...
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Elderly Care In Foreign Countries
883 wordsWhen you think of growing old you think of spending time with family and friends, traveling and feeling financially secure to be able to retire. Unfortunately in todays society the elderly is beginning to wonder if they will be able to retire, if social security will be available to them, if their families will be able to care for them or will some of them be forced to live in a retirement home. These hopes and fears are realized to all elderly people, weather they live in the United States or i...
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Medication Compliance In Elderly
1,324 wordsResearch Utilization Paper An Intervention Study to Enhance Medication Compliance in Community-Dwelling Elderly Individuals Chris Elmer HSCI 401 Fall 2001 My research study was to determine whether daily video telephone or regular telephone reminders would increase the quantity of prescribed cardiac medication taken in a sample of elderly individuals who have congestive heart failure (CHF) (Peteva, 2001). Within this research I would disseminate the new scientific knowledge with the help of the ...
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Elder Abuse Abuse Neglect
1,832 wordsThe National Elder Abuse Incidence Study? Executive Summary? Introduction and Background America's burgeoning elder population has affected every segment of the social, political, and economic landscape. Public debate of the issues surrounding the special needs of the approximately 44 million persons in this country age 60 years and over has heightened national awareness and concern. As a result, public policies relating to issues such as retirement security, affordable long-term care, and quali...
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Elder Abuse Elderly Population
1,906 words... all categories of abuse, with the exception of abandonment. They accounted for over half the reports of neglect (51. 8 percent), and 48. 0 percent of financial / material abuse, 43. 7 percent of physical abuse, and 41. 3 percent of emotional / psychological abuse. In all types of abuse and neglect, elderly victims in the 60 - 64 and 65 - 69 age groups accounted for the smallest percentages. Female elders were more likely to be the victims of all categories of abuse, except for abandonment. W...
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Health Care Workers Quality Of Life
1,615 words... the federal government and its subsidiaries may very well support the medical needs of the low-income and medically-needy people, yet the administrators realize that by meeting the demands of their tasks requires more than any management skills, analytical minds or well-rounded experience to go with such tasks. For what the challenges require most of them is that sincere heart to really care for and be concerned with so many people who are frail, chronically ill, and those who are less fortu...
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Elderly Population Primary Caregiver
895 wordsNursing Research Qualitative research is a big area of methodology. One of the most essential points of this kind of research is that it enables researchers to study particular cultural phenomena. Some examples are on action research and case study research. Qualitative data sources include observation, interviews, questionnaires and the researchers impressions and reactions. Purpose of the study Usually, the researcher begins with the purpose of the study. Past research and theories relevant to...
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Elderly Population Life Expectancy
1,571 words... sexual activities. Health issues are also influenced by the physical differences between young men and young women and by their different ethnic groups. An estimated 8 percent of all 15 to 25 year-olds living in households have at least one disability that limits their daily activities. The most common disability is physical (affecting mobility and / or agility), followed by sensory limitations (which are not fully corrected with glasses, contact lenses or a hearing aid). Most young people w...
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Low Blood Pressure Symptoms Of Depression
2,478 wordsMental disorders are becoming more prevalent in today? s society as people add stress and pressure to their daily lives. The elderly population is not eliminated as a candidate for a disorder just because they may be retired. In fact, mental disorders affect 1 in 5 elderly people. One would think that with disorders being rather prevalent in this age group that there would be an abundance of treatment programs, but this is not the case. Because the diagnosis of an individual? s mental state is s...
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Family And Friends Physical And Emotional
1,448 wordsStress and everyday annoyances are not crises. Situations that interfere with normal activity, inspire feelings of panic or defeat, and bring about deep emotional reactions are crises. A crisis is a turning point or a crucial time that will make a difference for better or worse. The Chinese word for crisis is made up of two characters one means despair and the other means opportunity. When a person experiences crisis, there will either be a negative outcome or a positive one. The direction of th...
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