• Alzheimers Disease Health Promotion Case Study
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    Running Head: GENDER, CULTURE, AND DEVELOPMENTAL STAGESAlzheimer's Disease Health Promotion Case Study Part 2: Gender, Culture, and Developmental Stages February 18, 1999 Gender, Culture, and Developmental Stages Introduction This section will discuss the impact of Alzheimer's disease on racial, cultural, and gender variables, with the focus being on the various approaches to care of the disease. Developmental stages and tasks will be discussed for both the client and the caregiver. Gender and C...
  • Death And Bereavement Deaths Occurred In Institutions
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    Death is not what it used to be. For most of human history, medicine could do little to prevent or cure illness or extend life, and living to a reasonably old age seemed to come merely with luck. Dying was generally a religious event, not a medical one. Because many deaths took place at home, usually family took care of their dying relatives, and usually had a personnel and direct relationship with the dying, and death in general. These days most people live their lives without thinking of the r...
  • Nursing Home Care Person Staying
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    Many people in their later years, or the children of elderly parents, at some point have to make the decision of whether nursing home care or in-home care is right for them or their parents. There are many things that must be considered before making this decision. These decisions include the cost of nursing home care versus the cost of in-home care, the amount of care that is needed, and how comfortable the patient would be in a nursing home as compared to their comfort level of staying at home...
  • Loved One Hospice Chapter Care
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    Throughout the course of our lives we will experience the deterioration of a loved one due to illness or aging. This may cause us to make a choice of how and where we choose our loved one to die. Authors, Carolyn Jaffe and Carol H. Ehrlich, in their book All Kinds of Love, illustrate how the relationships between doctors, patients', family, friends, hospice volunteers, and hospice nurses all play an important role during he patients last days as they try to reach a "good death'. In the book's fo...