Essays Tagged: "older adults"

Alzheimers Disease

ease is a dementing illness which leads to loss of intellectual capacity. Symptoms usually occur in older adults (although people in their 40s and 5Os may also be affected) and include loss of languag ... nows no social or economic boundaries and affects men and women almost equally. The disease strikes older persons more frequently, affecting approximately 10% of Americans over age 65 and 47% of those ...

(2 pages) 109 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Maestro - different forms of love demonstrated in the novel

nd because of his lack of friends his own age his musical talents helped him to socialise with much older adults than himself. "I performed at those Friday night gatherings... basking in an older, mor ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Effect of Aerobic Exercise Training on Memory: Can Increasing Aerobic Exercise Improve Long-term Memory in Healthy Young Adults?

ed an experiment on the effect of long-term exercise on psychological functions including memory in older adults. However, the statistically significant group difference in the memory test was due to ...

(8 pages) 121 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Lack of Exercise Causes Psychological as Well as Physical Setbacks

is "Lack of Exercise Causes Psychological as Well as Physical Setbacks". It states that a group of older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease participated in a 10-week exercise rehabilit ... exercising regularly showed significant declines on all the tests. Even though this research was on older adults with COPD, healthy adults who stop exercising could experience similar declines to a le ...

(2 pages) 57 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Promotion and Price Analysis

n the market. Pepsi's ads attract the attention of each age class, allowing younger adults to feel older and more established and older adults to feel young again and take pleasure in the "Joy of Pep ...

(6 pages) 175 0 3.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Congestive Heart Failure

hn's medical diagnosis is Congestive heart failure.Congestive heart failure is a common syndrome in older adults and occurs in approximately 7% to 10% of people 80 years and older (Resnick, 2004). "Co ... results in decreased cardiac output, which in turn means that less cardiac reserve is available in older adults. During exercise the heart is unable to increase the amount of blood that is pumped aro ...

(15 pages) 231 1 3.8 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Medication Adherence Among the Elderly

lanning and social work casework.Case managers can serve as consultants for families with dependent older adults or as contracted agent representatives for a variety of agency-based supportive service ... r 2000 census and 4,557 square miles in size, 12.07% or 4,083 of its population base are age 60 and older. There are seven service providers from Chico, Redding, and one in Susanville. Many of the eld ...

(4 pages) 56 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Leukemia

ar alone about 31,500 new cases of leukemia were reported in the United States. Most cases occur in older adults, more than half are over the age of 60. But it effects both sexes, all ages, and all ra ...

(7 pages) 38 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Aging With Exercise

en it comes to exercise, there are no limits. Anyone, at any age, can participate in this activity. Older adults should especially exercise. Exercise can bring so much into their lives. They would lea ... ctures, and promote mental health. Heart disease occurred later and less frequently in the group of older people who exercised than in the older adults in the non-exercising group (38). The same rules ...

(8 pages) 61 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Social Service for Asian American

e of this study is to prevent isolation and unnecessary functional decline among Korean and Chinese older adults by enhancing their social, physical and mental well being through promotion of social i ... are a very diverse group. According to the 1980 census, an Asian American elder is described as an older person (age 60 and over) who is Chinese, Filipino, Asian Indian, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, ...

(7 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The New Vision Foundation

e of this study is to prevent isolation and unnecessary functional decline among Korean and Chinese older adults by enhancing their social, physical and mental well being through promotion of social i ... are a very diverse group. According to the 1980 census, an Asian American elder is described as an older person (age 60 and over) who is Chinese, Filipino, Asian Indian, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, ...

(10 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Asian American Elders

roundI went to visit Tae Keuk Village. It's a senior's town in Wayne and is available to low-income older adults. There are over forty Korean American seniors who are over 62 or disabled. I have volun ... to receive SSI because of changed policies after September 22, 1996. Even if seniors are aged 65 or older, they have to live in Michigan for at least five years with a permanent card.The other problem ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Suicide is not choosen

way out. Out of what is determined by each individual. Depression is a major cause in teenagers and older adults. "The depression syndrome refers to a cluster of behaviors and emotions that include bo ...

(5 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Alzheimer’s Disease

with no known cure or cause. How it works? It deteriates and slowly erases the memories of minds of older adults. Some of the effects are memory lose, confusion, impaired judgment, personality changes ...

(2 pages) 483 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

My Antonia - Summary And Analysis Chapter XIV

es irritated when Lena behaves flirtatiously towards Jim. The girls discuss how it is difficult for older adults to make the transition to a new country and how difficult it is to be the oldest child ...

(3 pages) 328 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Health Promotion

opulation, is taking these meds without any knowledge or consistency in taking them. Most of these older adults lack a healthy lifestyle. They have little knowledge about the medicines prescribed to ... Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 78(12): 1564-1577.        Watson, R. Medications and older people (2000). Nursing Older People. 12(6): 21-26.

(2 pages) 55 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Dementia wandering behavior focusing

Summary"Wandering" is a common problem and it is frequently seen in older people with cognitive impairment, especially in dementia patients (Hodgkinson et al., 2007). N ... vention strategies (Hermans et al., 2007).Definition overviewwandering is a complex behaviour among older adults with dementias, has been defined as a purposeful and goal directed behaviour which mean ... increase agitation (Woods et al., 2005; Robinson et al., 2007). It may also be impractical for the older person to wear. If possible for dementia persons, how they feel about wearing these devices is ...

(14 pages) 102 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Staff Retention Plan for Cheyenne Health Care

of younger adults available to function as formal and informal caregivers to the growing number of older adults (Hollinger-Smith, 2003).Nursing homes across the country continue to experience a staff ... se do include the residents of the facility.Expanded targeted recruitment would be directed towards older workers or particularly retired nurses who may want or need just some occasional hours or days ...

(24 pages) 146 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Physical activity and exercise in old people

n, 1988; Thomas, 2001), inactivity (King, 2001), and chronic conditions (Allison & Keller, 1997.Older adults reduce their activity levels as they age, and larger proportions are sedentary (King, 2 ... physical activity can improve health, functional capacity, quality of life and independence in the older population (Mazzeo et al., 1998). In this next section different kinds of exercises, exercise ...

(33 pages) 135 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Issues Affecting the Aged

e adulthood. There is also a loss of bone tissue. A severe loss of bone tissue causes osteoporosis. Older adults usually lose lean body mass in muscle and bone tissues which causes weight loss. But th ... ased knowledge and skills are in the foreground, the situation is much different. Certain groups of older individuals perform much better than younger adults with respect to reading and writing skills ...

(5 pages) 106 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology