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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
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…
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…
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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…
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.
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…
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
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
7 terms
Gerontology
Presbyopia
Examples of ABNORMAL visual aging
Macular Degeneration
Glaucoma
Normal change of aging visually... Examples: ... * narrowing of vis…
* cataracts... * glaucoma... * macular degeneration... * retinopathy
* leading cause of blindness... * damage to the macula, the key…
* 2nd leading cause of blindness... * blockage in drainage of fl…
Presbyopia
Normal change of aging visually... Examples: ... * narrowing of vis…
Examples of ABNORMAL visual aging
* cataracts... * glaucoma... * macular degeneration... * retinopathy
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…
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
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
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
Gerontology
gerontology
longevity
centenarian
life expectancy
pikaealisuse uurimine
pikaealisus
üle 100-aastane
oodatav eluiga
gerontology
pikaealisuse uurimine
longevity
pikaealisus
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
Gerontology
ankyl
arter; arteri
arthro
carcin
stiff
artery
joint
cancer
ankyl
stiff
arter; arteri
artery
Gerontology
Homeostasis
Homeostenosis
Senescence
Sclerosis
The body's ability to adapt to or return to a normal state of…
The failure of homeostasis
Refers to normal age-related changes in the organ systems
The hardening of tissue due to fibrous tissue overgrowth
Homeostasis
The body's ability to adapt to or return to a normal state of…
Homeostenosis
The failure of homeostasis
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
Gerontology
ankyl/o
arter/o, arteri/o
arthr/o
carcin/o
stiff
artery
joint
cancer
ankyl/o
stiff
arter/o, arteri/o
artery
Gerontology
Dying
Death
Clinical death
Brain death
Process of decline of body functions resulting in the death o…
Either an irreversible cessation of circulatory and respirato…
cessation of heartbeat and respiration
brain ceases to function because of lack of oxygen
Dying
Process of decline of body functions resulting in the death o…
Death
Either an irreversible cessation of circulatory and respirato…
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
20 terms
Gerontology
Robust Aging
Life Satisfaction
Coping
psycho social interventions
Successfully Aging; Aging while maintaining good, mental, and…
Sense of well being experienced and identified by the individ…
Respond to demands; Conceptualized as a situation, response t…
Individual counseling, support groups, educational groups, pr…
Robust Aging
Successfully Aging; Aging while maintaining good, mental, and…
Life Satisfaction
Sense of well being experienced and identified by the individ…
gerontology
adult day care
ACE
ACEs
PACE
patients do not require skilled nursing care
maintain patient functionality, low nurse to patient ratio
preliscensing programs, individualized aging, life transition
patients 55yrs and older, safe in community, nursing home eli…
adult day care
patients do not require skilled nursing care
ACE
maintain patient functionality, low nurse to patient ratio
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
75 terms
Gerontology
Gerontology
Ageism
Older Adult
Young Old
Study of all aspects of aging and their consequences
Attitudes that stereotype the older adult on the basis of chr…
65+ years
60-74 years
Gerontology
Study of all aspects of aging and their consequences
Ageism
Attitudes that stereotype the older adult on the basis of chr…
42 terms
Gerontology
Functional Age
Subjective Age
Hayflick Limit
Age Effect
How people look and what they can do
you are as young as you feel and the most important factors a…
Cells will undergo a certain number of cellular divisions and…
A difference due to chronological age or life course stage
Functional Age
How people look and what they can do
Subjective Age
you are as young as you feel and the most important factors a…
61 terms
Gerontology
Cohorts
Gerontology
Filial piety
Phases of aging
a group of people banded together or treated as a group.
Process of aging and study of aging
a virtue of respect for elders
chronological, functional, young/ old, middle/ old, old/ old
Cohorts
a group of people banded together or treated as a group.
Gerontology
Process of aging and study of aging
Gerontology
acrochordon
bruit
claudication
crepitation
skin tag; benign growth that hangs from short stalk, commonly…
abnormal sound or murmur heard when listening to a carotid ar…
cramp like pains in the calves of the legs caused by poor cir…
clicking or crackling sounds heard upon joint movement
acrochordon
skin tag; benign growth that hangs from short stalk, commonly…
bruit
abnormal sound or murmur heard when listening to a carotid ar…
52 terms
Gerontology
Gerontology
Geriatrics
Importance of Gerontology
Older adults
The scientific study of the problems associated with aging
The branch of medicine that specializes in all aspects of agi…
Becoming more recognized because the expected life span is in…
Often viewed as sick, frail, powerless, sexless, and burdenso…
Gerontology
The scientific study of the problems associated with aging
Geriatrics
The branch of medicine that specializes in all aspects of agi…
gerontology
Why increase in the number of Older ad…
Life expectancy has risen to
By 2080, the life expectancy will be r…
Why would the life expectancy increase?
Increased life expectancy... Fertility of U.S. population at di…
Males 16 years increase (80(... Females 18 years increase (82)
Males- 20 years (84)... females- 22 years (86)
Better sanitation... advances in medical care... implementation of…
Why increase in the number of Older ad…
Increased life expectancy... Fertility of U.S. population at di…
Life expectancy has risen to
Males 16 years increase (80(... Females 18 years increase (82)
Gerontology
Elderhostel
Extended vs Nuclear Family
Grandparent role
Theory of educational needs
Lifelong learning, educational travel tours for seniors
Nuclear- husband, wife, children... Extended- several nuclear fa…
Formal- indulge child... Funseeker- wants mutual enjoyment... Surro…
1. Coping with age related changes... 2. Expressive (ideas)... 3. C…
Elderhostel
Lifelong learning, educational travel tours for seniors
Extended vs Nuclear Family
Nuclear- husband, wife, children... Extended- several nuclear fa…
57 terms
Gerontology
Snowbirds
Sunbirds
Home modification
Downsizing
North, flys south for winter
South , flys north for summer
Changes to current home for older people
Moves, to small home because financial status & Heath & mobil…
Snowbirds
North, flys south for winter
Sunbirds
South , flys north for summer
31 terms
GERONTOLOGY
Ageism
AARP
Accommodation
Aphasia
prejudice against old people
American Association of Retired Persons
The process by which the eye's lens changes shape/constrict t…
Difficulty with speech
Ageism
prejudice against old people
AARP
American Association of Retired Persons
Gerontology
Geriatrics
Gerontology
Terminology
Concepts
The branch of medicine or social science dealing with the hea…
The scientific study of old age, the process of aging, and th…
Provides the basis for effective, appropriate, professional c…
Provide the theoretical rationale for prevention, interventio…
Geriatrics
The branch of medicine or social science dealing with the hea…
Gerontology
The scientific study of old age, the process of aging, and th…
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
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