In 2015, the agency disaffiliated itself from the larger national organization to focus on the needs of the state's population and preserve its independence.
To diagnose a wound in a frail patient, the nurse needs to assess the staging and physiology of the injury. A bruise is localized bleeding in the soft tissues, which occurs due to the violation [...]
The urgency of the problem is manifested in the fact that isolation of the aging period and the development of gerontological issues are associated with a complex of socio-economic, biological, and psychological reasons.
The Eden Alternative is a nursing home model of care that places decision-making power into the hands of its clients and their families.
Thus, the discharge treatment plan for the patient should acknowledge her input and focus on providing her and her family with support and health maintenance activities.
I talked to the patient's daughter to get additional information about the patient's medical history and symptoms. In the future, I will consider more therapies and lifestyle changes to offer to the patient.
However, knowing that confusion, restlessness, and fatigue are associated with UTIs in geriatric patients, I decided to perform a urinalysis on the patient. It is vital to know the specific aspects of older adults' health [...]
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The point of focus should consist of the physical assessment, namely, the evaluation of the patient's ability to carry out self-care tasks.
In the case of abuse, the situation deteriorates, and the senior individual cannot recuperate quickly, which affects the way they function.
The comparison is no pharmacological treatment or placebo to exclude the use of other medications, and the outcome is the reduction of delirium severity.
The Gerontological Society of America is an organization, which aims to research and ensure the health and wellness of aging among American older adults.
The log also presents the analysis of the social characteristics, attitudes of other people to the observed individual, and the general conclusions about the developmental stage and its relevance to the theories of aging.
The changes and sensations inherent in the process of aging, their subjective interpretation by the individual, and the internalization of societal conceptions about aging are liable to impose severe pressures upon the aging individual.
The mission of the program is to assist older adults by promoting improved nutrition and better health. The project needs more volunteers, government funding, and donations to make the job of the staff easier and [...]
However, by improving the reciprocity between a patient and a nurse with the help of different types of media, one can address the issues temporarily, at the same time working on long-term goals such as [...]
The range of barriers and challenges linked to the topic include the lack of public transportation services in rural areas, financial instability, disability, and health issues that prevent individuals from safely driving.
However, the mentioning of adult patients being aware of the concept of leisure allows one to build an effective framework for addressing health issues in older adults.
The goal of this paper is to take a look at the situation with public transportation in Colusa County and discuss its availability and affordability for older adults who live there.
Therefore, strategies for assisting older adults to transfer to a new stage of their development and retain the extent of their activity are important goals. Moreover, it is critical to ensure that the healthcare needs [...]
The importance of such a literature review is attributed to the need to pay more attention to the eradication of poverty experienced by older adults.
The area of healthcare is the domain that has been affected by the rise in the number of aging people to the greatest extent.
The topic of diversity should be better explored in nursing education because of the need to ensure that all patients, regardless of their background, receive the quality of care that they need and deserve.
Proposing the solution of telehealth-based care can be of benefit for the target population because it will foster closer connections between patients and their care providers while also removing the access barrier that is inherent [...]
The source is therefore essential for pointing out the fact that elderly patients in rural areas do not have sufficient resources and education necessary to ensure the effective management of diabetes.
The goal of this paper is to discuss the example of a behavior intervention program that aims to reduce the problem of obesity among older adults in rural regions.
The practitioner is in charge of taking care of older adults, and the administrator is involved in greeting and guiding the clients.
A nursing home is a special nursing facility where the old, the mentally, and the physically challenged or handicapped people in society are taken care of.
A nursing home is well known to health and social services professionals as the long-term care service for older adults that accounts for that vast majority of public funding.
Therefore, it is essential for a nurse tending to the needs of the specified patients to build a gerontological competency that will guide them through the tasks of addressing aging patients' concerns.
However, the described solution to the health problems of aging patients may entail difficulties in coordinating the work of the health experts involved in a team.
The problem of substance abuse has been observed in the rural setting among aging adults for a while, mostly due to the lack of a sustainable strategy for prescribing opioid medications and the absence of [...]
The prognosis, or prediction, the template is used by nurses to determine the dynamic pattern of treatment and potential complications of the patient's condition.
The reconsideration of the current framework for financing the management of rural aging residents' needs could start with the increase in the range of options for accessing care. Once the current framework for providing social [...]
Moreover, the increase in financing of healthcare services for aging rural patients will be needed to introduce medications of greater quality that do not cause as a complex and rapidly developing dependency as first-generation opioids.
The first part of the discussion addressed the role of science in advancing the treatment of dementia, moderated by Christine Kovner with the participation of Ab Brody and Bei Wu.
Due to the focus on increased access to hospital services and continuous communication between patients and nurses, the specified project is expected to address some of the major concerns of health management for older adults [...]
The use of activities such as cycling to increase the quality of older adults' leisure will entail rapid and quite noticeable changes.
The problem of patients' falls in nursing homes is an urgent nursing issue, and my experience in one of these institutions in New Zealand is the object of evaluation.
The aim of it is to support the individuals living with these diseases and engage them in activities designed to improve the quality of their lives.
Wilson, Nelson, Newbold, Nelson, and LaFleur explain that, in osteoporosis, the differences in bone resorption and bone formation levels cause changes in bone mineral density, thus leading to the loss of bone mass.
Hypotension is an "abnormal condition in which the blood pressure is not adequate for normal perfusion and oxygenation of the tissues".
In conclusion, the problem of substance abuse among older adults involves various triggers such as health issues related to the aging process and lesser access to health care.
With the support and consultations of a nurse, I would have developed a strategy that could have helped the great-grandfather to reconcile with the change in his role in the family.
The research shows that the introduction of aerobic exercises and strength-improving routines reduces the chances of developing Alzheimer's disease while countering the negative effects of a sedentary lifestyle on the muscular-skeletal structure.
Caregivers can consider the power of guidance and effective communication when encouraging older adults to try activities that are outside their comfort zones.
Among the examples of primary prevention, the best strategies for caring for the aging population include vaccination, health education, and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle.
While this is a natural process, this paper explains why people use the word "aging" in a derogatory manner. The use of the word in a respectful manner will empower more senior citizens to pursue [...]
The assessment of the wound revealed that the patient has a skin rash characterized as a strip of red dots on the right part of the chest and neck.
Skin wounds have a variety of presentations and causes, and their treatment greatly depends on the health of the patient. Shingles, however, develop in older people due to the presence and reactivation of the virus [...]
The discussed patient has osteoporosis and needs an adequate level of calcium and vitamin D in her diet; her functional abilities are impacted by her inability to shop for herself.
The patient's daughter should be educated about the necessity of contact with the patient and possible mobility and other aids to help her with ADL.
According to the latest description in the DSM-5, the characteristics of delirium include the acute onset and development of symptoms, disorientation, speech disturbances, and an overall lack of attention and awareness.
The presented case study considers a patient with Parkinson's disease, whose incontinence, tremors, and gait problems increase the risk of falls.
Thus, a geriatric assessment should incorporate more information that pertains to various spheres of the patient's health his/her social, psychological, economic, cognitive, spiritual, and other statuses.
The patient's son is asked to purchase a special container for pills that is easy to open the son should regularly fill the box with medicines for each day of the week.
In a model of care titled GRACE, advanced practice nurses are responsible for care management and in-home assessment activities. The first format includes social workers, nurses, and therapists overseen by an advanced practice nurse and [...]
Lo is that she cannot travel long distances to meet her needs, such as shopping and church attendance, due to the absence of a car and a public transport.
Medicines used in the treatment of negative behavioral practices of AD and in slowing the continued progression of the disease are usually linked to side effects that result in sleep disorders.
The model is quite similar to those used in different sites of care when it comes to the composition of teams.
The first reason for the matter is that older adults in India are considered an honorable class, and families feel their duty to protect them.
Reminding of the joy of movement and saying that the pain will only worsen is also the right decision for a doctor to persuade Mr.
Dementia syndrome is characterized by the presence of pronounced disorders of higher brain functions, the clinical features of which are directly related to the etiology of dementia.
Medical specialists and theorists of psychology create a variety of concepts and definitions that in their opinion most fully reflect the idea of successful aging.
Given the current problems of the availability of healthcare services, it can be assumed that, in the future, a significant part of the aging population will not have access to a range of healthcare opportunities, [...]
A comprehensive overview of the potential issues and their impact on her work would be a useful guideline for her to adjust her activities accordingly.
It means that the concept of chronic disease entered the national policy discussion before the 1950s only due to the significance of the issue about the employment-associated and economic challenges.
As someone who has quite extensive experience of working with older adults and elderly patients in the oncology, medical-surgical nursing, and telemetry units, I have to confirm that meeting the needs of patients in a [...]
Such deaths can occur as a result of the following: Life-threatening infections; Lack of supervision from staff; Falls and injuries; Neglect of basic needs and unsanitary conditions at facilities; Errors in medication.
W lives with the family of his elder son in their family house which he constructed and build at the beginning of his family life. He was a little overweight at the time of the [...]
The problem of cataract blindness is essential to discuss because the occurrence of the condition in aging adults increases at an extremely high rate.
The crucial step is picking a form of instruction while keeping in mind the specifics of patients' conditions and cognitive abilities.
According to Zhao and Wang, physical exercise can "improve motor function, the ability to balance, the ability to walk, and the stability and posture of the elderly".
To address the issue, I would approach her case with assertiveness and help her open up and, in the process, release the pressure in her heart.
He also admits that he is tied to his community and he tries all he can to assist the new generation.
Our trust is engaged in looking after the wellbeing of the aged people of our community. The major hindrance in providing medical aid to the aged is the lack of clinics or hospitals that are [...]
One of the potential solutions is assigning a nurse to spend time with elderly patients during a prolonged hospital stay, to reduce the feelings of loneliness and social isolation.
These changes comprise "thickening of the eardrum, sclerotic changes of the muscles and joints in the middle ear, decreasing number of hair cells in the inner ear and degeneration of the eighth nerve and the [...]
In order to determine the causes of the reported condition, the patient is to be asked several additional questions. The main reason frailty needs to be considered as a possible cause of complaint is the [...]
The first of these skills is the ability to consolidate the mission, strategy, and resource acquisition. The second skill needed for a nonprofit leader is the ability to negotiate, compromise, and tolerate the issues that [...]
The ultimate goal of the project's work is to eliminate the lack of emotional support for old and unwanted dogs and for patients staying in nursing homes and at hospitals who have no one to [...]
The staff will include the board, the CEO, the paid employees who will work in the dogs' home and drive them to nursing homes, and volunteers who will perform various duties related to the organization's [...]
The paper is guided by the empowerment theory, which is expected to be useful for understanding the behavior and experiences of the interviewee.
The work of medical personnel in gerontological patient departments requires certain approaches to the organization of the care process. Therefore, it is required to evaluate those aspects of work that relate to the potentially successful [...]
For this purpose, it is required to develop a set of instructions aimed at educating the target audience with the help of a special training program based on recommendations and expert advice.
Hussain, Wenbi, da Silva, Nadher, and Mudhish emphasize the role of mobile emergency platforms that can be used by the elderly to contact their doctors directly and ask for medical services. Also, social networks and [...]
For me, the practice of mindfulness practice means maximum immersion in a personal inner world with the goal of expanding consciousness and discovering new and unfamiliar feelings and emotions.
Melillo, the author of the article "Geropsychiatric nursing: What's in your toolkit," begins by acknowledging that the role of gerontological practice is to offer high-quality care to elderly citizens.
The literature review will seek to define the target population and its needs with regards to pain management, describe different types of treatment used in the UK and explore various concerns associated with pain management [...]
In the majority of cases, Alzheimer's disease turns out to be the cause of this problem. Alzheimer's disease can be caused by different risk factors, but in the majority of cases, it is associated with [...]
Professionals believe that the number of falls among the elderly can be minimalized with the help of preventive patient education, assessment of their condition by screening, training in risk assessment, etc.
The skin is known to show the most noticeable signs of aging in people. The skin consists of three layers namely the epidermis, the dermis, and the subcutaneous fat.
For instance, contributors of one article stress that it is essential for old people to be aware of their health issues and discuss their vision biases with professionals who might offer adequate medical procedures to [...]
The multidisciplinary nature of the nursing intervention is expected to ensure consistency of results and a more reliable improvement across the setting.
Since falls in hospitals happen due to the unsafe environment or shortage of appropriate nursing care, nurses are also responsible for taking fall preventive measures in hospital settings.
A review article by Wysocki et al."Long-term services and supports for older adults: A review of home and community-based services versus institutional care is focused on the analysis of institutional care as opposed to home [...]
One of those issues related, first of all, to patient safety and relevant to my practice setting, is the problem of falls of the elderly people.
The following paper is intended to cover the results of an interview with nursing professionals and literature review focused on the issue of falls and its influence on the patients' health.
For example, to assess the scope of such a problem as falls in the elderly, one can define the type of fall and estimate the number of falls per person for people who did not [...]
The findings of these studies suggest that mental deterioration is not inevitable, as the participants were found to preserve high cognitive function and mental health.
I then explained that the reason for the rules was to allow all points of view to be brought forward, by preventing the domination of one individual in the discussion.
It is wise to choose a healthy lifestyle to enjoy the goodness that life has to offer. One is able to concentrate on their career and be able to plan for retirement.
Considering the factors of age and gender, it can be argued that the influences contributing to the high suicide rate among older men include psychological pressures, health problems, and social issues.
According to a report by Samuel, the number of the elderly in the United States has been on the rise since the country gained independence.
Hsu, Li, and Fuchs note that the intrinsic and extrinsic biological factors such as the changes in the stratum corneum structure and corneum along with the occurrence of lipids justify the use chemical peels as [...]
Students should know the peculiarities of the populations in question and should be aware of practices and services available to those patients.
Nevertheless, the process can be identified in several life stages from young adulthood, throughout maturity and up to the aging stage, where both the processes and the effects become the most prominent.
With the society, and especially the healthcare team keen to ensure that the elderly individuals lead a healthy life, there is a need to think of and explore the appropriate measures, which will ensure the [...]
In simple words, it is the condition caused by the negative changes in the human brain that, as the end result, leads to memory loss and some behavioral issues that worsen the quality of patient's [...]
The fact sheet "Supporting Older Americans" at Office of Management and Budget website lists the prospects of future solutions to the problems of elderly people in the US.
Proponents of the theory, Elaine Cumming and William Henry take the psychosocial perspective in explaining the unhealthy collective relationships the aging person's experience in the latest phases of their lives.
In that way, the authors of the policy demonstrated a clear vision of the disadvantages of the aged care approaches and practices and used to be in place previously.
This module explores direct market research ad segmentation of the elderly community in the Mission Viejo based on the data gathered and the general picture discovered.
Hospitals for seniors, especially long-term care services have changed in the last 30 years. Several medical conditions are likely to affect seniors.
A case of an increase in the number of elderly people in prison was reported in 2000 when the number of elderly prisoners was only 3% of total America's prison population, but in 10 years [...]
The department of veterans health affairs in this health facility was established after the realization that the number of the elderly people in the United States was beginning to surge, yet the available practicing internists [...]
Specifically, the department has made substantial contributions not only in the advancement of aging research, geriatric education and training, and clinical care within and outside the confines of the health facility, but also in translational [...]
One of the most common stereotypes towards the elderly has been that they are weakling people who must depend on other members of the society to survive.
On the other hand, Webster and Karen identified that in the Muslim society, patients' autonomy is essential but it is the responsibility of the family, caregivers, and policymakers to ensure that the elderly needs are [...]
That is why the specialists devoted a large part of their time to work with people who are in charge of care delivery to teach and train them how to deal with such symptoms.