Geriatrics / Elderly

Geriatrics / 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.

Latest Geriatrics / Elderly Topics
  1. The Latest Medicare Proposals - More Cuts to Providers, Means Testing, and Rationing
    Article by VickyRN Sep 25, '11
    3
    FranEMTnurse
  2. Hospice certification testing
    by nurseasb Jun 25
    1
    toomuchbaloney
  3. Can't Remember Where or When
    by FranEMTnurse Nov 14, '15
    8
    FranEMTnurse
  4. Trading Places
    Article by VivaLasViejas Mar 16, '13
    21
    FranEMTnurse
  5. Good idea/Sad idea
    by No Stars In My Eyes Mar 5, '15
    3
    Farawyn
  6. The Case Against the New Health Care Law (PPACA)
    Article by VickyRN Nov 29, '11
    39
    toomuchbaloney
  7. The elderly
    by 91019093 Jun 2, '14
    11
  8. *-*Please Help*-*
    by rsmith76013 Aug 13, '14
    6
    VivaLasViejas
  9. I can't hide but Why do I have to know so much?
    Article by TopazLover Feb 22, '13
    30
    nurseprnRN
  10. Advice for Geriatric nutrition
    by J-NO Nov 17, '12
    2
    Esme12
  11. Frailty in the Elderly: Can It Be Prevented?
    Article by VickyRN Jul 18, '12
    5
    Tweety
  12. Long-Term Care Insurance: A Brief Overview
    Article FAQs by VickyRN Jul 13, '12
  13. A bedside confession
    Article by jaelpn Jun 10, '12
    3
    TheCommuter
  14. pvd, copd, severe kyphosis, bradycardia, h.o. svt, b+4 cool, dry, numb 84 yo Grandpa
    by wishymaywishymight Jun 4, '12
    3
    tewdles
  15. Father-in-law Pre-Alzheimers Dementia
    by nursefrances May 5, '12
    18
    nursefrances
  16. Cab Ride
    by GitanoRN May 2, '12
    1
    Tweety
  17. Music It is Amazing!
    Video by TopazLover Apr 11, '12
    16
    TopazLover
  18. LTC personal advice please !!!!11! ;)
    by rdsxfnrn Feb 13, '12
    4
    rdsxfnrn
  19. New Awareness about Getting Older - even for one day
    by TopazLover Feb 13, '12
    7
    leslie :-D
  20. NAPA's War on Dementia Aims to Cure Alzheimer's by 2025
    by VickyRN Jan 25, '12
  21. Atypical Presentation of Illness in the Elderly
    Article by VickyRN Oct 16, '11
    3
    einnolem
  22. Medicare Preventive Services
    Article by VickyRN Nov 26, '11
    1
    xtxrn
  23. President Obama's Bipartisan Debt Commission - Heed or Ignore?
    Article by VickyRN Sep 17, '11
  24. Hospice - Misunderstood and Underutilized
    Article by VickyRN Jun 4, '11
    15
    EECIL
  25. Wisdom - The Ability to Use Knowledge Skillfully (Part 3)
    Article by VickyRN Jul 9, '11
    2
    VickyRN
  26. Wisdom - The Ability to Use Knowledge Skillfully (Part 2)
    Article by VickyRN Jul 3, '11
    3
  27. Wisdom - The Ability to Use Knowledge Skillfully (Part 1)
    Article by VickyRN Jun 26, '11
    1
    VivaLasViejas
  28. Normal Aging versus Effects of Chronic Disease
    Article by VickyRN Jun 19, '11
  29. Social Security - Going for Broke?
    Article by VickyRN Aug 12, '10
    11
    CrufflerJJ
  30. Health Care Reform and Long-Term Care
    Article by VickyRN Jun 27, '10
    3
    VickyRN

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