This is the stage which is called the end of life stage. Some people at this stage may not be able to talk. Some old people give up on life at this stage because they be highly dependent on others, they be stuck in a care home, their family probably rarely comes to see them and they be in a lot of pain. Attitudes Once you turn older your attitude changes. It changes towards your life, your family and towards the society.
Our functions start declining such as visual impairment, cognitive changes, and reduction in strength and flexibility when we start growing old. And, when elderly drivers have a dementia the road would be really risky. Because, dementia is a large group of illnesses that cause a person to have difficulties with a range of functions so when a person has a dementia, they tend to have memory loss – don’t know the way to the shop, forget names and places, find it hard to remember what happened earlier on during the day-, moodiness – become more and more moody as parts of the brains that control emotion become damaged (frightened)-, communicative difficulties – finds it harder to write, read and talk-. They’re ability to carry out everyday task are harder for them, including driving. Elderly drivers are also more likely to have range of physical impairments that reduces their ability to drive.
Challenges such as cancer, heart disease and cardiovascular illnesses can be extensive, some lasting even for years. Furthermore, the elderly are then faced with difficulty performing even basic tasks such as dressing, bathing and eating for themselves. As a result, these conditions often put the elderly in jeopardy for other psychological behaviors as well. A report by the Council on Scientific Affairs, American Medical Association (JAMA) (1996) outlines this in a compelling theory that in many cases, feelings of hopelessness, which most often will accompany alcoholism, may be more important than depression. Expert Dr. Y. D. Coble (1996) exemplifies this concept in a persuasive article written in (JAMA).
Ageing is a process of person getting older with a period of time. There are many changes occur in human body that comes along with ageing. The most important changes are their cell or organs start functioning very low. Appearances get changed. More ever body immune system, which fight against the disease or viruses functioning very bad.
The droughts and increased heat has had negative impacts on local aquatic invertebrates. Aquatic invertebrates are adapted to survive in a particular range of temperature and habitat. But global warming makes it harder to survive. This could lead to the extinction of several species of aquatic invertebrates which in turn would lead to serious consequences of the ecosystem. Many of the aquatic invertebrates are responsible for keeping the ecosystem clean by feeding on litters.
Q2. Explain how mental ill health may have an impact on the individual including: a) Psychological and emotional Mental illness can affect the individual in a deep way by affecting the way they feel thinks and feels. They may feel tearful and have feelings of worthlessness. b) Practical and financial Mental health problems may affect finances in many ways: * If the ability to work is affected there may be a sudden or, possibly, dramatic reduction in income. * If they spend time away from home, for example while they are cared for in hospital, it may be difficult to keep up to date with their financial commitments.
Position Paper PSYCH 500 March 11, 2013 Angella Eanes Position Paper Is retirement always a good experience? No, retirement is not always a good experience for everyone. Retirement involves an individual giving up roles that are usually vital to their identity and their self esteem (Berk, 2010). The process of retirement can be a very stressful process and it can contribute to the decline in the physical health and the mental health of an individual (Berk, 2010). With retirement come concerns about finances, concerns about mental health and concerns about physical health (McGarry, 2004).
The migration pattern of birds and other animals will change, there will be a disruption in our foodchain on land, and the possibility of loosing some species. As well, all of the negative consequences will cause global major economic distress (Skeptical Science, 2012). Some believe global warming is not a serious problem at all (Goudarzi, 2006). A warmer Earth may have positive outcomes for us. There could be a decrease in climate related disasters, an increase in the production of food, and a healthier human population (Noble, 2007).
They were young movie stars and sex symbols. In this movie they are older people, aged, gray, wrinkly, and with both mental and physical decline being apparent. According to Baltes (1987), these events of normative aging are common biological changes which people go through. The story addresses multiple aspects of the different developmental stages which people go through in their lives (Erickson, 1959). It views Norman in the old age stage where he is having personal conflicts between his integrity of being old and his despair for his inevitable death (Erickson, 1959).
1. Describe the key issues facing older people and their carer/s. Some of the key issues facing older people are changes the aging might bring, loss and grief, family carer issues and societal attitudes and expectations. Other changes included are physical changes (eg: greying of hair, wrinkles, ect, ect), cognitive function such as dementia, social interaction, the role played in the family and the impact on relationships, living arrangements and level of independence. Carer’s key issues are tiredness from caring for their loved one, grief about the changes their loved one is going through and possible anger about being the person left responsible for the older person.