Essays Tagged: "senior citizens"

Elderly Drivers.

people are safe drivers, while a few are incapable of driving safely. Safe and capable is how most senior citizens can be viewed; however, there are some drawbacks that can make a senior citizen dang ... derly people have visual defects that make it difficult for them to see road signs and pedestrians. Senior citizens may need to slow their vehicles to read a road sign, which can put them at risk for ...

(2 pages) 146 1 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Senior Citizen Driving

Senior Citizen DrivingHave you ever been driving down the road and had to veer out of the way or sla ... driver? Of course, everyone has at some time or other. How many times has that dense driver been a senior citizen? Exactly! Senior Citizens should not be allowed to drive at free will any longer with ... rive at free will any longer without some type of proposal restricting or eliminating their driving.Senior citizens are just causing to many troubles on the roads these days. They drive to slow when t ...

(2 pages) 139 3 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Against both voluntary and involuntary euthanasia.

ing about a nations demise. "Where is my food? ... Nurse get me some water! ..." You may agree that senior citizens have it pretty comfortable here in Canada. For most of the year they live in their s ... north and with the first spot of snow, they jump on a plane and head south. On the other hand, some seniors are living in hospitals or retirement homes with 24-hour access to both doctors and nurses f ...

(3 pages) 94 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Working for McDonald's in Europe:an unequal struggle.

lly disabled. McDonald's created McJobs, a program that employs both mentally challenged adults and senior citizens. And because its franchisees have their fingers on the pulse of the marketplace, McD ...

(1 pages) 96 1 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

This paper is about racism and how it is portrayed in the following poems: "Jasper Texas 1998," "A Party Down at the Square," and "Night, Death, Mississippi."

hospitals, playgrounds, and especially the workplace. Every person ranging from little toddlers to senior citizens have, in some fashion or another encountered this deadly disease. Starting as early ...

(4 pages) 64 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

"Social Junk" and "Social Dynamite"

ial junk" can be defined as people that don't contribute to society but rather in take. For example senior citizens, handicapped and the mentally retarded. Spitzer defines "social junk" as a costly bu ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

My extracurricular activities

ent in extracurricular activities is the way to help those who need attention and warmth: children, senior citizens and people with deadly diseases. Having good grades and submitting assignments on t ... ssing the right number was very exciting for them .The winners would get reward-chocolate candy and senior citizens were happy like children. Observing them, made me think how unhappy we get sometimes ...

(2 pages) 48 0 2.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

"Seniors' Driving Test" This is a well written persuasive essay arguing that senior citizens should take a mandatory driving test each year to keep the roads safe.

ll? Teenagers are often seen as the terrors of the road because they are so inexperienced, but many senior citizens are, in fact, much worse drivers than teenagers are. People over the age of sixty-fi ...

(3 pages) 150 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Right to Die!

se that support one's right to choose to die as an alternative choice to suffering and pain. Mostly senior citizens are those actively seeking to terminate their lives to bring about an ending to a sa ... seeking to terminate their lives to bring about an ending to a satisfactory life. Sick and disabled seniors are more prone to assisted suicide than the average senior citizen who has no hope.I now und ...

(2 pages) 93 2 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

When is too old to drive?

object while driving. But when does one know when these situations are cause for concern? Although senior citizens are safe drivers, recent statistics concur that older drivers are far more likely to ... more likely to get into multiple-vehicle accidents than any other age group, except teenagers (Safe Senior Citizen Driving para1).Today, Americans are living longer due to healthier lifestyle, increas ...

(5 pages) 66 1 3.2 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Mike F. Doyle House of Rep of PA

ate jobs, preserve social security and Medicare, provide better public education, meet the needs of senior citizens, establish long-term energy strategy, and to promote a better climate for the high-t ... reserving Social Security and Medicare, providing better public education, meeting the needs of our senior citizens, establishing a long-term energy strategy.

(3 pages) 18 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Health Care Costs.

e corporations, and ultimately individual consumers are all affected. But among the hardest hit are senior citizens who often have to stretch fixed incomes to meet a growing need for prescription drug ... ncomes to meet a growing need for prescription drugs". (Attorney General's Office)"A 2001 survey of seniors in eight states found that nearly one in four spent at least $100 per month on their prescri ...

(4 pages) 180 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Selecting and Testing Hypotheses Simulation

riate user groups and sample size crucial for the success of the research? Steve mentioned that the senior citizens resisted biometric system during the pilot implementation. They form 27 percent of t ...

(2 pages) 161 0 4.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

What are the different criteria/basis a marketer can use in order to segment consumer markets? Use examples to support your answer.

for frozen foods such as the Bird's Eye company. Age is another variable because now there are more senior citizens than adolescents, this is good since it is older people who have the highest income ...

(4 pages) 160 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Aging Diversity Activity

I decided to observe and talk to the Senior Citizens that come into the recreation center, where I work, every morning, and get to know t ... one of her eyes. She has recovered amazingly from that I was happy that she recovered so well. The seniors that come in are like additional grandparents to me. They love to talk and tell stories you ... for students to choose from, because I am not sure what I would have done had I not know about the senior citizens that come into my work every morning.How Others might benefit from this ActivityI al ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Law making

he goes one way, the doctors and hospitals will give him money. If he goes the other way, then the senior citizens would pay him. Every issue was like that. He didn't make one choice without money be ...

(2 pages) 692 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Placing Tighter Restrictions on Senior Citizens that wish to renew their driver's license

lunch, a car drove through the cafeteria and killed him. The driver was 81-year-old Grace Kleim, a senior citizen with a clean driving record (Associated Press). One might ask when hearing of this tr ... "How could someone drive into a school cafeteria by accident?" The answer is that the driver was a senior citizen that should not have been allowed behind the wheel in the first place. Senior citizen ...

(5 pages) 36 0 4.4 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Right Or Wrong?

. The three key things that He said that would be the best for the nation interest are medicare for senior citizens, strong military, and a better education's for students. Gore said that he wants to ...

(2 pages) 737 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Health Article

prices for comprehensive medical care will more than double affecting mostly lower to middle class senior citizens. Although in the last ten years promises were made of free medical coverage and free ... om the complete drop of medical care. The price hikes and benefit reductions are a double whammy to seniors who found out in the earlier part of this year that a number of HMOs are at least cutting ba ...

(2 pages) 62 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Tax Burden

o our state; instead, it would constitute a greater tax burden on poor people, college students and senior citizens. Therefore, I am asking the government to consider whether they should implement the ... gh money to buy necessities. This lack of money could lead people in this category to commit crimes.Senior citizens are also affected by high sales tax. More than half of them are retired with minimum ...

(4 pages) 14 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics