Free Essays on Care For The Elderly

  1. Elderly Care Insurance in Japan

    1. Beginning of elderly care insurance in Japan Nowadays, many developed countries are all faced with a problem: aging of population, among which, Japanese is the country with the most serious aging in the world. The ones who were born during the baby boom in World War II will be 65 years old soon...

  2. 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.). ...

  3. Contemporary Problems

    Problems The elderly today are living longer than ever. The National Institute on Aging and the U.S. Census Bureau, projects that, by the time the year 2050 rolls around almost 9 million people will be 90 years old. (Levy, 2012) A greater life expectency sounds good, but the elderly are facing many...

  4. Elderly in the 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...

  5. Public Health in the United States

     Elderly Health Care in the United States The population of the elderly in the United States has increased steadily over the 20th century. The declining mortality in the elderly age groups, do to increased knowledge and technology in the medical field, has an exerting impact on the accumulation...

  6. As We Are Now

    with the care of elderly individuals in nursing homes. In the book, Sarton artistically highlights the plethora of ongoing issues social workers face in their work as they attempt to provide quality care to the elderly population. The book is written as the memoirs of a very thoughtful elderly woman,...

  7. Hca 340

    Pedro December 12, 2011 Strategic Planning The Community South Medical Center has across-the-board health services including acute care, residential care, independent living, in-home nursing, hospice, neonatal, and pediatric services, advanced cardiac services, a major trauma center, a center...

  8. Aging Body Systems Outline

    effort to organize and complete assignment with information that will be effectively in providing an explanation of the effects of depression on the elderly. Outline of Tasks 1. Introduction - Julie 2. The statistical data related to the disease or syndrome occurrence worldwide - Julie 3. Some symptoms...

  9. Three Generations Under One Roof Can Cause Economic Stress

    Kelley Mr. Randy Baker Eng. 102, Thursday @ 6:00pm November 12, 2008 While many men provide informal care to their elders, traditionally, women have functioned as the caregivers when elderly parents or other family members were in need of assistance. Research has also shown that men are more likely...

  10. reality tv

     Elderly Care Changes of norms in Elderly Care Kayamma Rasheed Ant:101 Cultural Anthropology Instructor: Emma Bates September 30,2013 ...

  11. Community Health Advocacy

    shift will increase the nation’s health care spending by 25%. With a shortage of health professionals trained in geriatric care, the needs of this aggregate population will have to be addressed in more innovative ways. The following is a discussion about the elderly population, some of the health concerns...

  12. Religious Attitudes to Matters of Death

    religious teachings about life after death may help a believer to care for a terminally ill person. In most religions it is taught that elderly or terminally ill person who is not stable enough to care for themselves should be helped and took care of. In Islam there is an extended family society, which means...

  13. Vulnerable Populations

    vulnerable populations and this paper will concentrate on the elderly. According to Walsh (2009), the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), states the elderly are considered anyone 65 years old or older. With the increased lifespan of elderly, there have become new demographics of young old (65-74)...

  14. Nur/492 Week 5, Dq 1

    WEEK 5, DQ 1 Describe the various reimbursement sources of payment in health care today. Reimbursement for health care comes from a variety of sources, including the state and federal governments (such as Medicare and Medicaid), private insurers, and consumers (Sullivan & Decker, 2009, p. 186)...

  15. UK social care

    of the sustainability of elderly social care in the UK and US Introduction Social care plays an important part in society, because the elderly are able to get social concerns and cares such as long-term care and community service. The definition of elderly social care is the treatment and service...

  16. Critical Analysis Op-Ed

    families in caring for their elderly verses the governmental influents that are imposed “families, not Government agencies, provide most services and care for the elderly. For every institutionalized senior citizen, there are at least two equally disabled elderly people receiving care at home.(Smyer&Plantz)”...

  17. Elderly

    The Care of the Elderly The Elderly today do not receive the same kind of care and respect as in times past. According to the Oxford Dictionary (2002), elderly is defined as an old person or a person who has aged. Dictionary.com defines elderly as some one nearing old age or a person being past...

  18. New Health Care Proposal

    vision for a new health care system is one that will offer better quality care for all Americans at a lower cost of benefits. Today technology and technique advances allow procedures formerly done in hospitals to be performed on an outpatient basis and provide cost-efficient care to the patients. This...

  19. ETH 125 WEEK 8

    Unequal Treatment 3. Health Care Answer the following questions in 100 to 200 words each. Provide citations for all the sources you use. • What is ageism? How does ageism influence the presence of diversity in society? Ageism is having discriminatory actions against elderly adults (Free Dictionary,2012)...

  20. Elderly

    Poverty and the Elderly Nicole Kirk HSCO500 September 29, 2013 Dr. Kevin Corsini Abstract The largest growing population in the United States with the coming of age in the Baby Boomers generation is the elderly. Currently, there is one in eight individuals who are age 65 or older in the...

  21. Health Issues of the Elderly

    Health of the Elderly in India: Issues and Implications S. Siva Raju Introduction Given the trend of population ageing in India, the elderly face a number of problems and adjust to them in varying degrees. These problems range from absence of ensured and sufficient income to support themselves and...

  22. Contemporary Ageing in Malaysia

    worldwide are mesmerized by global modernization, the population is ageing speedily with a 210% increment of elderly projected from year 1970 to 2020 (National Institute of Aging, 2007). ‘Elderly’ generally refers to people aged 60 and above. Aging population, also known as demographic aging, hence...

  23. Charities

    organisations Age Concern Age Concern is the UK's largest organisation working with and for the elderly. Research into Ageing Very useful Physical & Mental health information for the elderly or more senior person IndependentAge A national charity dedicated to helping older people remain...

  24. Gerontology

    Long-Term Care Options for the Elderly I selected the topic of long-term care options for my research paper, because of the importance of allowing the elderly to remain in their residence as long as possible in their final years and what options they have if they choose not to live in their own home...

  25. Elder Abuse Is a Vilation of Human Rights.

    Strategies Would You Use To Provide Structures That Would Respond To The Largely Silent Problem? Introduction: Elderly abuse and neglect in the community care or residential aged care facility environment are important issues to address regarding social problems in Australia and has became increasingly...

  26. Oral Health

    Oral Care for the Dependent Elderly Oral Care System Oral Care Support Instrument Oral Care Clinic National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology 36-3 Gengo, Morioka-cho, Obu, Aichi Japan 474-8511 (Phone)+81-562-46-2311 (Fax)+81-562-44-8518 Introduction The need for oral care for the dependent...

  27. In-Home Care for the Elderly

    In-home Care In-home care is more convenient for the elderly, so they can continue to live at home and have the care givers come to them. There are many different companies that will provide the in-home care. It is an alternative that is, more cost effective then nursing homes. Many have elderly family...

  28. Elderly

    Should elderly people be neglected? Recently, a report has stated, to many people’s amazement, as many as 30% elderly people live below the poverty line in Hong Kong. An increasing number of the elderly in the territory have received social security assistance from the government. In the absence...

  29. Finished Essay

    Implements of Health Care Among the Elderly Rationale Today there a lot of misunderstandings and stereotypes about the care of the elderly. Many people today see them as just people that need to be taken care of just to ensure that they don’t hurt themselves. Many of our elderly that are in homes...

  30. Home Care vs Long Term Care

    Home Care vs. Long term Care Abstract This paper examines the efficiency of home care programs vs. long-term care programs. It examines the cost-benefit analysis of both the programs with respect to the decision makers i.e. the families and the recipients. The effects of admission on the elderly...