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13 terms
Gerontology
Neuromuscular: Sarcopenia
Neuromuscular: Kyphosis
Neuromuscular: Osteoporosis
Sensory-Perceptual: Presbyopia
Syndrome that results in muscle weakness leading to diminishe…
Hump of the upper spine
A pathological decrease in bone density that is more common i…
The inability to focus or accommodate due to a loss of flexib…
Neuromuscular: Sarcopenia
Syndrome that results in muscle weakness leading to diminishe…
Neuromuscular: Kyphosis
Hump of the upper spine
51 terms
Gerontology
elderly population will more than doub…
Gender
Median income for 65+
Major source of income
35 million to over 70 million
Older women outnumber older men but older men are more likely…
48,538
86% Social security
elderly population will more than doub…
35 million to over 70 million
Gender
Older women outnumber older men but older men are more likely…
177 terms
Gerontology
Gerontology
Geriatrics
Ageism
Gerontological Nursing
The scientific study of the physiological and pathological ph…
Branch of medicine dealing with older individuals and their m…
Discrimination based on age.
Nursing specialty that focuses on the health care needs of th…
Gerontology
The scientific study of the physiological and pathological ph…
Geriatrics
Branch of medicine dealing with older individuals and their m…
102 terms
Gerontology
Young Old
Middle Old
Oldest Old
What percentage of adults are over the…
- 65-74 years old
- 75-84 years old
85+ Old
- 13.1% of the America population
Young Old
- 65-74 years old
Middle Old
- 75-84 years old
177 terms
Gerontology
Gerontology
Geriatrics
Ageism
Gerontological Nursing
The scientific study of the physiological and pathological ph…
Branch of medicine dealing with older individuals and their m…
Discrimination based on age.
Nursing specialty that focuses on the health care needs of th…
Gerontology
The scientific study of the physiological and pathological ph…
Geriatrics
Branch of medicine dealing with older individuals and their m…
49 terms
Gerontology
the young old
the old old
why differentiation among groups of ol…
centenarians
ages: 65-74... ~relatively healthy and vigorous... ~may or may nor…
those 85 and older... ~fastest growing population ... ~more likely…
the needs and resource use differ
those over 90 may represent a different hardiness- many can p…
the young old
ages: 65-74... ~relatively healthy and vigorous... ~may or may nor…
the old old
those 85 and older... ~fastest growing population ... ~more likely…
60 terms
Gerontology
Sociological Theory of Activity
Sociological Theory of Disengagement
Sociological Theory of Subculture
Sociological Theory of Continuity
Remaining occupied and involved is necessary to a satisfying…
Gradual withdrawal from society and relationships serves to m…
The elderly prefer to segregate from society in an aging subc…
Personality influences roles and life satisfaction and remain…
Sociological Theory of Activity
Remaining occupied and involved is necessary to a satisfying…
Sociological Theory of Disengagement
Gradual withdrawal from society and relationships serves to m…
23 terms
Gerontology
gerontology
longevity
centenarian
life expectancy
pikaealisuse uurimine
pikaealisus
üle 100-aastane
oodatav eluiga
gerontology
pikaealisuse uurimine
longevity
pikaealisus
15 terms
Gerontology
presbyopia
retina
lens
pupil
inability to focus on objects in the near field of vision... re…
receives light and generates a nerve impulse to the optic ner…
focuses the light to a focal point on the retina for best vis…
opening in iris... ... aging: diameter decreases
presbyopia
inability to focus on objects in the near field of vision... re…
retina
receives light and generates a nerve impulse to the optic ner…
105 terms
Gerontology
Will everyone age exactly the same way?
________ is a obvious and complex proc…
Aging by itself does not necessarily p…
Age associate diseases contribute to t…
no
aging
increase
illness, dependency, dementia
Will everyone age exactly the same way?
no
________ is a obvious and complex proc…
aging
15 terms
Gerontology
Gerontology
Geriatrics
Chronological Aging
Biological Aging
greek; stems from Geront = old man. The study of the aging pr…
= Physician
how old you are from day you were born
Physical health- genes, lifestyle and environmental influence…
Gerontology
greek; stems from Geront = old man. The study of the aging pr…
Geriatrics
= Physician
9 terms
gerontology
what changes in older adults skin
what are the risk of skin changing in…
what happens to there nails as the age
what happens to hair as older adults age
dry skin, thinner skin, less elasticity (Wrinkles), less skin…
skin tears, and pressure ulcers
thin, brittle, rigid, longitudinal lines, thick, dull
decreased activity of hair follicles( hair thins), decreased…
what changes in older adults skin
dry skin, thinner skin, less elasticity (Wrinkles), less skin…
what are the risk of skin changing in…
skin tears, and pressure ulcers
136 terms
Gerontology
40
agnosia
apraxia
true
what percent of individuals with dementia does weight loss af…
inability to interpret sensations
inability to perform particular purposive actions
T or F: only serve one dish at a time using one utensil in or…
40
what percent of individuals with dementia does weight loss af…
agnosia
inability to interpret sensations
197 terms
Gerontology
The average elderly person would consi…
The scientific study of the effects of…
Aging is a
Aging is not a
Healthy
Gerontology
Natural experience
Pathological process
The average elderly person would consi…
Healthy
The scientific study of the effects of…
Gerontology
37 terms
Gerontology
PLST
ADL
STM
LTM
progressively lowered stress threshold
Activities of Daily Living
Short Term Memory
Long Term Memory
PLST
progressively lowered stress threshold
ADL
Activities of Daily Living
Gerontology
Why study aging?
Definition of Gerontology
Definition of Geriatrics
Definition of Cohort
-To clarify misperceptions of aging and elders... -To understand…
Study of the aged and the aging process
Medical interventions with the elderly; clinical specialty
A collection or sampling of individuals who share a common ch…
Why study aging?
-To clarify misperceptions of aging and elders... -To understand…
Definition of Gerontology
Study of the aged and the aging process
152 terms
gerontology
Baby boomers
What can ageism affect
Organizations devoted to gerontology r…
nursing research in gerontology
Well educated... Tech savvy... Inventers of the "Fitness Movement"…
Self-esteem... Worsens performance ... Withdrawal
Gerontological Society of America (GSA)... American Society on A…
Dementia... Reducing falls... Use of restraints... Pain management ... De…
Baby boomers
Well educated... Tech savvy... Inventers of the "Fitness Movement"…
What can ageism affect
Self-esteem... Worsens performance ... Withdrawal
73 terms
Gerontology
Gerontology
Geriatrics
Social Gerontology
On-time
the study of old people or the study of aging
Studying of physical or biological aspects of aging
studying of social aspects of aging
People leaving their space. People who follow along in theses…
Gerontology
the study of old people or the study of aging
Geriatrics
Studying of physical or biological aspects of aging
30 terms
Gerontology
Young old
The aged
The oldest old
Frail elderly
65-74
75-84
85+
65 + with physical and mental health problems
Young old
65-74
The aged
75-84
126 terms
Gerontology
Modernization theory
how many 65+ people in the world?
what is happening to the median age?
what is happening to the Median age in…
Transformation of a society from a relatively rural to an urb…
500 mil
it is increasing in other parts of the world (African countri…
it lowers with immigration raising
Modernization theory
Transformation of a society from a relatively rural to an urb…
how many 65+ people in the world?
500 mil
145 terms
Gerontology
Aging
Aged
Life Span
Life Course
The process of becoming old
The state of being old... Aging begins when development ends
When you are born to where you are now ... Max human life span:…
Perspective shows people how/why theyre aging the way they are
Aging
The process of becoming old
Aged
The state of being old... Aging begins when development ends
22 terms
Gerontology
When discussing aging, the nurse clari…
When the nurse discusses prevention if…
The first major legislation to provide…
When assessing the skin of an older ad…
65
exercise
1935
antimicrobial soap
When discussing aging, the nurse clari…
65
When the nurse discusses prevention if…
exercise
15 terms
Gerontology
A 72-year-old client asks the LPN/LVN…
The LPN/LVN cares for an 84-year-old c…
The nurse is caring for a client diagn…
The nurse participates in health scree…
Blood vessel changes increase the risk for high blood pressur…
Increased anterior posterior diameter of chest. (Kyphosis; ch…
Thicken liquids to the consistency of mashed potatoes.
Orthostatic hypotension.... Decreased pedal pulse strength.
A 72-year-old client asks the LPN/LVN…
Blood vessel changes increase the risk for high blood pressur…
The LPN/LVN cares for an 84-year-old c…
Increased anterior posterior diameter of chest. (Kyphosis; ch…
29 terms
Gerontology
Stage 1 basic trust vs mistrust
Stage two autonomy vs shame and doubt
stage 3 initiative vs gulit
stage 4 industry vs inferiority
the goal being to establish a basic trust in the world throug…
the goal is being to establish a sense of autonomy and self a…
the goal of this is to establish a sense of initiative within…
at this stage, the goal is to establish a sense of industry w…
Stage 1 basic trust vs mistrust
the goal being to establish a basic trust in the world throug…
Stage two autonomy vs shame and doubt
the goal is being to establish a sense of autonomy and self a…
11 terms
Gerontology
Active Aging
Active versus dependent life expectancy
Ageism
aging
A model of viewing aging as a positive experience of continue…
a way of describing expected length of life
negative attitudes, beliefs and conceptions of the nature and…
change that occur to an organism during its life span, from d…
Active Aging
A model of viewing aging as a positive experience of continue…
Active versus dependent life expectancy
a way of describing expected length of life
28 terms
Gerontology
Hearing
Baroreceptor
Gastric motility
Calcification
high frequency sounds are the the 1st to be lost . Don't rais…
these become less sensitive in orthostatic hypotension.
there is a decrease in this resulting in delayed emptying of…
This is the degeneration that occurs in the heart valves
Hearing
high frequency sounds are the the 1st to be lost . Don't rais…
Baroreceptor
these become less sensitive in orthostatic hypotension.
39 terms
Gerontology
BPH
CAD
CVD
TIA
benign prostatic hypertrophy
coranary artery disease
cerebral vascular disease
transient ischemic attack
BPH
benign prostatic hypertrophy
CAD
coranary artery disease
66 terms
Gerontology
sex ratio
why life expectancy for nonwhites is l…
demographics
fertility rate
number of males to every 100 females; more males at birth but…
socioeconomic status, lower education, higher risk of disease
study of populations; determines a population's age structure
number of births among women of child bearing age; has larges…
sex ratio
number of males to every 100 females; more males at birth but…
why life expectancy for nonwhites is l…
socioeconomic status, lower education, higher risk of disease
53 terms
gerontology
The hierarchy of human needs that prov…
Those individuals who are 100 to 109 y…
When established in 1935, what effect…
What types of effects does gender have…
Erik Erickson... Dorothy Orem... Abraham Maslow... Hippocrates
Centenarians... Supercentenarians... The old-old... The aged old
It allowed older persons to work until they made the decision…
Men usually live longer than women.... Women usually live alone…
The hierarchy of human needs that prov…
Erik Erickson... Dorothy Orem... Abraham Maslow... Hippocrates
Those individuals who are 100 to 109 y…
Centenarians... Supercentenarians... The old-old... The aged old
Gerontology
Which of the following words , refers…
Which of the following words define th…
Which of the following is not a vision…
The loss of hearing ability usually be…
Incontience
Presbycusis or presbyacusia
Pupil size increase
Third
Which of the following words , refers…
Incontience
Which of the following words define th…
Presbycusis or presbyacusia
9 terms
Gerontology
Gerontology
Geriatrics
Morbidity
Mortality
Study if aging process
Branch of medicine specializing in care of the elderly
Condition of being ill of presence of disease
Refers to death
Gerontology
Study if aging process
Geriatrics
Branch of medicine specializing in care of the elderly
10 terms
Gerontology
Gerontology
Being Old in The US
Disengagement Theory (Functionalist Th…
Activity Theory (Symbolic Inter Theory)
The scientific study of the sociological and psychological as…
Being old is thought as negative. It has a major impact on ho…
Says that society and old people mutually sever their relatio…
Elderly should remain active and it would be harmful if they…
Gerontology
The scientific study of the sociological and psychological as…
Being Old in The US
Being old is thought as negative. It has a major impact on ho…
7 terms
Gerontology
Abuse
Chronologic age
Cohort i.e. Baby boomers
Demographics
Intentional/unintentinal mistreatment or harm... Physical,phycho…
Number of years lived
Term used by demographers describing a group born within a sp…
Statistical study of human population
Abuse
Intentional/unintentinal mistreatment or harm... Physical,phycho…
Chronologic age
Number of years lived
65 terms
Gerontology
Gerontology
Geriatrics
Senescence
Primary aging
Study of biological, psychological, or social aspects of aging
branch of medicine that studies and treats diseases of aging
Normal declines that occur in the body after 30
normal, disease-free change over the lifespan
Gerontology
Study of biological, psychological, or social aspects of aging
Geriatrics
branch of medicine that studies and treats diseases of aging
54 terms
Gerontology
Medicaid (year)
Medicaid (who does it cover?)
Medicaid (Largest public payer to whom?)
Medicaid (Categorically needy)
1965
Poor and disabled
Nursing home
You are poor today
Medicaid (year)
1965
Medicaid (who does it cover?)
Poor and disabled
7 terms
gerontology
Normal changes of aging in MSK system
Relationship between physical activity…
Assessment before exercise program
Physical activity guidelines
Bones... Joints/cartilage... Muscle ... Structure and posture... Bones mo…
Enhances health and functional status while <<<< the number o…
assessment of function/mobility... medical history/medications... e…
30 minutes 5x a week
Normal changes of aging in MSK system
Bones... Joints/cartilage... Muscle ... Structure and posture... Bones mo…
Relationship between physical activity…
Enhances health and functional status while <<<< the number o…
23 terms
Gerontology
Gerontology
presbycardia
Senescence
Geriatrics
Study of aging process
decrease functional capacity of the heart due to poor elastic…
state of growing old
Study of meds that deals with disease of ederly
Gerontology
Study of aging process
presbycardia
decrease functional capacity of the heart due to poor elastic…
12 terms
Gerontology
Prostatic hypertrophy
Senescence
Senility
Presbyopia
Enlargement of the prostate glands interfers with normal urin…
The process of growing old or aging
Loss of mental physical or emotional control in an elderly pe…
Loss of lens causes blurred vision near objects
Prostatic hypertrophy
Enlargement of the prostate glands interfers with normal urin…
Senescence
The process of growing old or aging
19 terms
gerontology
hypertension
coronary heart disease (CHD)
angina
myocardial infarction
risk factors -> family history, ethnicity, poor diet, being o…
ischemic heart disease that is casued by the hardening and na…
angina pectoris is chest pain that results from lack of oxyge…
since 2000 decrease in the incidence of myocardial infarction…
hypertension
risk factors -> family history, ethnicity, poor diet, being o…
coronary heart disease (CHD)
ischemic heart disease that is casued by the hardening and na…
12 terms
Gerontology
Ageism
Arcus senils
Frail elderly
Geriatric
Prejudice against an individual because of their age
A white or gray ring around the periphery of the cornea cause…
Usually those over 75 or those older than 65 who require some…
Branch of medicine dealing with the problems and disease of t…
Ageism
Prejudice against an individual because of their age
Arcus senils
A white or gray ring around the periphery of the cornea cause…
62 terms
gerontology
4 processes of aging
gerontology
geriatrics
biological aging
-chronological aging... -biological... -psychological... -social
The field of study that focuses on understanding the biologic…
clinical study and treatment of older people and the diseases…
functional aging
4 processes of aging
-chronological aging... -biological... -psychological... -social
gerontology
The field of study that focuses on understanding the biologic…
44 terms
Gerontology
Gerontology
geriatrics
young old
oldest old
interdisciplinary scientific study of aging and aging process…
study of the diseases of the elderly
55-85 years old
85 years and older
Gerontology
interdisciplinary scientific study of aging and aging process…
geriatrics
study of the diseases of the elderly
109 terms
Gerontology
Gerontology
Individual Aging
Population Aging
Biology of Aging
the scientific study of old age and the process of aging
an individual person's age
median age of a country is rising
Physiological changes of the body that happen over time
Gerontology
the scientific study of old age and the process of aging
Individual Aging
an individual person's age
183 terms
Gerontology
physical activity
exercise
physical fitness
cardiorespiratory endurance
any body movement produced by skeletal muscles that expands e…
planned, structured and repetitive body movement accomplished…
a set of attributes that people have or achieve that relate t…
the ability of the body circulatory and respiratory systems t…
physical activity
any body movement produced by skeletal muscles that expands e…
exercise
planned, structured and repetitive body movement accomplished…
93 terms
gerontology
demographic trends in US
demographic age categories
population pyramid
nature vs nurture and aging
...
...
...
...
demographic trends in US
...
demographic age categories
...
45 terms
Gerontology
prurit-
lingu-
ger-
-algia
itching
tongue
old age
pain
prurit-
itching
lingu-
tongue
101 terms
Gerontology
Decreased salivary ptyalin
Atrophy of epithelial covering
Less hydrochloride acid, pepsin, and p…
Imbalanced nutirtion less than body reqirements related to re…
Imapried oral mucous membrane
Imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements related to…
Decreased salivary ptyalin
Imbalanced nutirtion less than body reqirements related to re…
Atrophy of epithelial covering
Imapried oral mucous membrane
34 terms
gerontology
Men and Women... q 1-3 yr age 50... 75 yr an…
men and women... q office visit
women... q 3 to 5 years
q 2 years
complete physical
blood pressure
pelvic examination, Pap test and breast exmination
mammogram
Men and Women... q 1-3 yr age 50... 75 yr an…
complete physical
men and women... q office visit
blood pressure
90 terms
Gerontology
Critical Gerontology
Feminist Gerontology Theory
Disengagement Theory
Modernization theory
Challenges myths and stereotypes. Critiques social order want…
Discrimination of older male and females, men and women age d…
As you age you withdraw from society... Retirement
Canada has become a service based society. Work, technology a…
Critical Gerontology
Challenges myths and stereotypes. Critiques social order want…
Feminist Gerontology Theory
Discrimination of older male and females, men and women age d…
13 terms
Gerontology
Rehabilitation
Restoration
Hospice
Act of restoring something/someone to its original state
Act of returning something to a former owner, place, condidtion
Home providing care for the sick; especially the terminally ill
Rehabilitation
Act of restoring something/someone to its original state
Restoration
Act of returning something to a former owner, place, condidtion
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