Associate Program Material Aging and Disability Worksheet Part I Identify 2 or 3 issues faced by the aging population. 1. Age discrimination 2. Lack of health insurance 3. Loss of independence Answer the following questions in 100 to 200 words each.
This law is considered to be one of the most important laws that form the equal employment opportunity laws. The Civil Rights Act of 1964, make it illegal for an employer to discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin, and color. “The Act also forbids retaliation against an employee who has participated in an investigation, proceeding, or hearing” (Mondy, 2012, p. 53). The Equal Pay Act of 1963, amended in 1972 is another national law that highly impacts JetBlue Airways hiring practices. “Passed as an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA) prohibits an employer from paying an employee of one gender less money than an employee of the opposite gender, if both employees do work that is substantially the same” (Mondy, 2012, p. 52).
These risks increase the chances that this population has for harm and coercion (Walsh, 2009). Society has a negative and pessimistic view of aging. Many individuals and health care workers classify the elderly as a group of useless and dependent individuals. As society portrays elderly individuals as worthless, the younger
Upon growing older there many choices to be made and one of the most difficult is having to place the elder person in a nursing home when he/she is no longer capable of being independent. In the White American culture, nursing homes seems to be the popular choice to place their loved ones. This paper will discuss the demographics of the elderly with Alzheimer's disease and how the White American culture in America responds to the elderly with this disorder in the nursing facility, the writer’s personal awareness and attitudes prior to discovering information about the population and reflection after research was done about the population. Demographics of Elderly with Alzheimer’s disease It is not a normal part of the aging process when an elderly suffers from dementia; this is however, caused by an underlying condition. Dementia is severe loss of social and intellectual ability that interferes with their activities of daily living.
The American Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed by Congress and signed into law by President George H. Bush on July 26, 1990 to protect the civil rights of disabled individuals in regards to their employment, public transportation, and access to public establishments (National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, 2012). In regards to employment for individuals living with disabilities, the ADA outlines regulations and laws that are to be followed by potential employers. One of the regulations states that potential employers may not discriminate against an applicant based on a disability of a potential employee. This regulation is enforced by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law. Title I of the ADA ensured that people with disabilities would have equal treatment and equal access to employment opportunities. This law includes any business with 15 or more employees, whether government contractors or not. This means that every employer is required to offer equal opportunity in selection, testing and hiring of qualified individuals. Employers would also be required to provide job accommodations for applicants and workers who have disabilities if those accommodations would not impose and undue hardship on the organization.
Ageism is a prejudice in which people are categorized and judged solely on the basis of their chronological age. Our western culture has embedded to ageism into our lives, and we may not be able to identify, ageist behavior when it occurs. Older adults are frequently given negative labels such as: senile, sad, lonely, poor, sexless, ill dependent and disabled. It is inevitable that we will experience decline in physical and mental capacities. However the timing quality and degree of the ageing process are highly variable and very different for each individual.
Important factors for people to obtain healthcare access are education, income, employment, and race. Due to all these factors people lack of appropriate healthcare access. In the search for a solution to solve the issue to provide American population with healthcare, we inquest, should healthcare be considered a privilege, or a right? In this paper I examined the healthcare access issue from the perspective of relativists and utilitarians. Kant and his view of the force of morality expressed that the existence of humans is not for their use only as a means to accomplish a task.
In order to solve the anti aging mystery, it's important to first understand the aging process. As people live fuller and longer lives, they are becoming increasingly aware of this natural phenomenon. The external signs of aging are all obvious, from the simplest fine wrinkle lines to “bags” under the eyes to the crippling severe contractures that disable and prevent independent ambulation (Allen, 2010). Awareness of aging comes from all around us, in the media, medical breakthroughs and advances in skin care and plastic surgery as well. Aging is the byproduct of the bodies’ decreasing ability to quickly and efficiently repair and maintain itself.
English or other languages like Spanish or French can be called ‘major language’, because for they have in multitudes of millions speakers. The possible estimation of total languages can be rounded to the near seven-thousands….To me, that is too many languages already. A great majority of the world’s languages are spoken by a relatively small number of people. This is an indicator that the majority of the world’s languages are in danger of becoming extinct and that is the ugly truth. Doesn’t this issue causes one to wonder how did it all comes down to this?