Aging Demographics in Health Care Cynthia Mays HCS/490 University of Phoenix January 19, 2012 Aging Demographics in Health Care The expected growth of the older population in the United States over the next fifty years will have an exceptional impact on the U.S. health care system. Population aging is a complex issue that concerns not only the well-being of today’s older American’s but also comprehensive areas and sectors affecting the total
Aging LGBT Social Service Needs and Issues: An overview of San Bernardino County INTRODUCTION Problem Statement Today, falling birthrates and advances in medicine have made adults 65 years and older one of the fastest growing populations in the United States. According to Grant, J. M., Koskovich, G., Frazer, M. S., & Bjerk, S. (2010), “nearly 37.9 million Americans are 65 or older, representing 12.6% of the population, or one in eight Americans” (p. 19). Furthermore, the aging population is faced
Case Analyses - The Global Baby Bust 1. What are the implications of the global baby bust for marketers of consumer goods? * A marketplace responding to an aging population For a number of the challenges associated with aging, consumers can find a helpful ally in the many manufacturers and product designers who are catering to "niche markets" (gearing their products specifically to address age-related needs) and enhancing their traditional products targeted to seniors and older boomers.
Geriatric Population Caring for the older adult population can be challenging, as aging is irreversible and the adults in this population face many challenges and changes as he or she ages. The purpose of this paper is to focus on the challenges and changes an older adult faces as he or she ages, as well how these challenges affect providing quality care to this population. I will also be conducting an evidence-based literature review on quality improvement and how it pertains to the aging adult.
The Treasure Trove of the Aging Workforce Tajh T. Stegall Southern New Hampshire University Human Behavior in Organization 19 February 2015 Abstract: “The Treasure Trove of the Aging Workforce” is simply stating how individuals in today’s workforce are working past the previous established retirement age of 70. Most of the older individuals are in a fast-growing segment of older workers, averaging over the age of 55. Treasure Trove of the Aging Workforce explains how these individuals are discriminated
about the growth of the aging population, chronic disease and the epidemic of obesity, and how will the United States healthcare system prepared for this continuing epidemic. The fact that the aging population along with obesity epidemic is a global healthcare concern, many health cares’ professional is baffled about how to address the growing epidemic that many American’s will face. . According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (2003) the population aged greater than 65 years
Population aging is a shift in the distribution of a countries population towards older ages. This is usually reflected in an increase in the population mean and median ages a decline in the portion of the population composed of children, and a rise in the population that is elderly. How population aging affects the age structure of a population is by fertility, mortality, and migration. Babies being born represents fertility, people dying represents mortality, and people moving represents migration
The field of Gerontology, which is a study of aging and the aged, is slowing expanding as the overall age of the population increases. Gerontology and the aging field are very important aspects to study as it allows us to challenge ageism and the discriminatory social practices that soon follow after an individual reaches a certain age in life. There are numerous assumptions made about those who are no longer considered young, and society discriminates and take advantage of them, to further its own
accommodate the needs of an aging population as it continually grows. I argue that this is true based on the numbers from the research I have done. I argue for the reasons of manning in health care, money, health and the economy with a large population getting older and ready to retire that we are going to potentially face some serious problems. At the rate our aging population is growing I believe we will not have enough people and facilities to take care of the aging population once they need health
The rapidly growing baby boomer patient population is reshaping caregiving in the United States. The medical community is grappling with the many changes designed to manage the increased demand, such as how providers receive payments and deliver services. As American care providers navigate the baby boomer patient era, talent demand is increasing and shifting from hospitals to long-term facilities. The Rapid Senior Patient Population Expansion Caregiving institutions are bracing for an influx of