Geriatrics / Aging / Elderly

The older adult population is increasing more rapidly than any other age group. Feel free to discuss how older adults are viewed in today's society. Debate the factors which lead to successful aging, and discuss projected demographic changes and the implications for nursing, health care delivery systems, and social institutions.

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  2. *-*Please Help*-*
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  3. The Latest Medicare Proposals - More Cuts to Providers, Means Testing, and Rationing
    Article by VickyRN Sep 25, '11
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  4. The Case Against the New Health Care Law (PPACA)
    Article by VickyRN Nov 29, '11
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  5. I can't hide but Why do I have to know so much?
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  6. Trading Places
    Article by VivaLasViejas Mar 16, '13
    20
    VivaLasViejas
  7. Advice for Geriatric nutrition
    by J-NO Nov 17, '12
    2
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  8. Frailty in the Elderly: Can It Be Prevented?
    Article by VickyRN Jul 18, '12
    5
    Tweety
  9. Long-Term Care Insurance: A Brief Overview
    Article FAQs by VickyRN Jul 13, '12
  10. A bedside confession
    Article by jaelpn Jun 10, '12
    3
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  11. pvd, copd, severe kyphosis, bradycardia, h.o. svt, b+4 cool, dry, numb 84 yo Grandpa
    by wishymaywishymight Jun 4, '12
    3
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  12. Father-in-law Pre-Alzheimers Dementia
    by NF_eyenurse May 5, '12
    18
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  13. Cab Ride
    by GitanoRN May 2, '12
    1
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  14. Music It is Amazing!
    Video by aknottedyarn Apr 11, '12
    16
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  15. LTC personal advice please !!!!11! ;)
    by rdsxfnrn Feb 13, '12
    4
    rdsxfnrn
  16. New Awareness about Getting Older - even for one day
    by aknottedyarn Feb 13, '12
    7
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  17. NAPA's War on Dementia Aims to Cure Alzheimer's by 2025
    by VickyRN Jan 25, '12
  18. Atypical Presentation of Illness in the Elderly
    Article by VickyRN Oct 16, '11
    3
    einnolem
  19. Medicare Preventive Services
    Article by VickyRN Nov 26, '11
    1
    xtxrn
  20. President Obama's Bipartisan Debt Commission - Heed or Ignore?
    Article by VickyRN Sep 17, '11
  21. Hospice  Misunderstood and Underutilized
    Article by VickyRN Jun 4, '11
    15
    EECIL
  22. Wisdom  The Ability to Use Knowledge Skillfully (Part 3)
    Article by VickyRN Jul 9, '11
    2
    VickyRN
  23. Wisdom  The Ability to Use Knowledge Skillfully (Part 2)
    Article by VickyRN Jul 3, '11
    3
  24. Wisdom  The Ability to Use Knowledge Skillfully (Part 1)
    Article by VickyRN Jun 26, '11
    1
    VivaLasViejas
  25. Normal Aging versus Effects of Chronic Disease
    Article by VickyRN Jun 19, '11
  26. Social Security  Going for Broke?
    Article by VickyRN Aug 12, '10
    11
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  27. Health Care Reform and Long-Term Care
    Article by VickyRN Jun 27, '10
    3
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  28. A Man Way Ahead of His Time
    Article by VickyRN Aug 17, '09
    2
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  29. Alzheimer's Disease - Race Against Time
    Article by VickyRN Jun 23, '09
    8
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  30. Theories of Aging (Part 3) - Sociological Theories
    Article by VickyRN Aug 2, '09
  31. Theories of Aging (Part 2)  The Programmed Theories of Aging
    Article by VickyRN Jul 26, '09
  32. Theories of Aging (Part 1)
    Article by VickyRN Jul 15, '09
  33. Retirement and "Third Agers"
    Article by VickyRN Jun 27, '09

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