Entires with the tag 'Elderly' in the Journal of Nursing

Eating Disorder among Elderly Causing Heart Attack in Post Retirement Life

Eating Disorder among Elderly Causing Heart Attack in Post Retirement Life

In the era of globalization growing elderly faces multifaceted problems range from absence of ensured and sufficient income to support themselves and their dependents, to ill-health, absence of social security, loss of social role and recognition, and non-availability of opportunities for creative use of free time in all societies of India in their post retirement. In developed countries population ageing substantially shifted in social programmes.

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The Significance of the Missed Assessment: HIV/AIDS in the Older Adult 

The Significance of the Missed Assessment: HIV/AIDS in the Older Adult 

The health care system has faced many struggles related to the understanding the HIV virus and in caring for those affected and likely to be affected by this life threatening communicable disease.

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Smoking Cessation Education in the Elderly 

Smoking Cessation Education in the Elderly 

The role of the professional nurse as direct care provider and educator is pivitol in providing clients with the information and support necessary to facilitate smoking cessation and improve client health outcomes.

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Relationships among the Elderly: The Effects on One’s Health and Psychosocial Well Being 

Relationships among the Elderly: The Effects on One’s Health and Psychosocial Well Being 

Advances in medicine are allowing many adults to live longer lives than previous generations. In fact, the elderly population is becoming one of the largest growing sectors of the present population. Recently, researchers have begun studying what factors contribute to successful aging. These studies are showing that the impact of family and social relationships plays an important part in one’s health and psychosocial well being.

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Preventing Falls in the Elderly Long Term Care Facilities 

Preventing Falls in the Elderly Long Term Care Facilities 

The elderly long-term care population is at increase risk for falls and fall related injuries. The implementation of a fall prevention program is important for ensuring resident safety. Systematically assessing residents’ risk for falls and implementing appropriate fall prevention interventions can reduce the number of falls in the elderly long-term care residents.

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