Download Aging with HIV: Psychological, Social, and Health Issues by Janice E. Nichols,David C. Speer,Betty J. Watson,Mary PDF

By Janice E. Nichols,David C. Speer,Betty J. Watson,Mary Watson,Tiffany L. Vergon,Colette M. Vallee,Joan M. Meah

In 1998, nearly 30 million humans around the globe have been residing with HIV/AIDS, approximately five million of whom turned contaminated that yr. The epidemic maintains to extend, with an expected doubling time of 10 years, making AIDS the prime infectious reason for loss of life prior to tuberculosis and malaria. Even within the U.S.A. the place the loss of life expense from AIDS is declining due to powerful drug remedies, HIV an infection premiums proceed to climb in different inhabitants teams. the superiority of AIDS between humans over the age of fifty is gradually expanding, and such a lot older individuals are unprepared to deal with it for a couple of purposes, together with the common pain with concerns sexual and gay and the assumption that aged everyone is no longer sexually lively and for that reason no longer at risk.

This consultant for care services seeks to coach and tell readers in regards to the problems and issues that accompany the disorder in older humans. hence, whereas the appendix comprises technical descriptions of technique, info, and effects, the narratives within the chapters describing the findings and their sensible implications are written in layman's language. subject matters lined contain biomedical features, demographics, sexuality, stressors, psychological future health, older ladies, and sufferer care, all of that are supported through case studies.

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Download Aging and Work by Juhani Ilmarinen,Masaharu Kumashiro PDF

By Juhani Ilmarinen,Masaharu Kumashiro

The starting to be have to advertise the healthiness and serve as of getting older staff provides new demanding situations in addition to new possibilities. This ebook research equipment for diagnosing and comparing paintings ability/employability in line with the altering ability of employment. Derived from a convention on getting older and paintings, held in Japan in September 2001, the publication examines matters addressed via occupational future health pros to enhance the paintings skill of aged staff, and discusses measures to advertise their employment. getting older and paintings can be of specific curiosity to execs and scholars within the fields of occupational health and wellbeing, ergonomics, mechanical engineering, paintings body structure and commercial psychology.

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Download Framing Age: Contested Knowledge in Science and Politics by Iris Loffeier,Benoît Majerus,Thibauld Moulaert PDF

By Iris Loffeier,Benoît Majerus,Thibauld Moulaert

Ageing populations have steadily turn into a tremendous crisis in lots of industrialised international locations over the last fifty years, drawing the eye of either politics and technological know-how. the objective of a raft of healthiness and social regulations, older everyone is frequently pointed out as a particular, and weak, inhabitants. whilst, getting older has turn into a specialisation in lots of disciplines - drugs, sociology, psychology, to call yet 3 – and a self-discipline of its personal: gerontology.

This e-book questions the framing of previous age via concentrating on the relationships among coverage making and the creation of data. the 1st half explores how the assembly of medical services and the politics of previous age anchors the development of either person and collective relationships to the longer term. Part II brings to mild the various ways that concerns in relation to ageing may be instrumentalised and ideologised in different public debate arenas. Part III argues that medical wisdom itself composes with objectivity, bringing ideologies of its personal to the desk, and appears at how this affects discourse approximately getting old. within the ultimate half, the participants talk about how the frames can themselves be skilled at diversified degrees of the department of labour, if it is by means of those that paintings on them (legislators or scientists), by way of humans operating with them (professional carers) or via older humans themselves.

Unpacking the political and ethical dimensions of clinical examine on getting old, this state-of-the-art quantity brings jointly a number of multidisciplinary, eu views, and may be of use to all these attracted to outdated age and the social sciences.

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Download Möglichkeiten und Herausforderungen bei der Versorgung von by Valerie Grimm PDF

By Valerie Grimm

Masterarbeit aus dem Jahr 2013 im Fachbereich Soziologie - modify, word: 2,0, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Institut für Soziologie), Sprache: Deutsch, summary: In nahezu allen Industrienationen zeichnet sich eine zentrale demographische Entwicklung ab, die zunehmende Alterung der Gesellschaft. Zwar ist es durch den medizinischen Fortschritt und vielfältige Präventionsmaßnahmen durchaus möglich, ein hohes modify bei guter Gesundheit zu erreichen, jedoch stellt ein solcher Verlauf bei Weitem keine Selbstverständlichkeit dar.

Allein in der Bundesrepublik erhalten gegenwärtig über zwei Millionen Menschen Leistungen aus der Pflegeversicherung, Prognosen gehen davon aus, dass bis 2030 mehr als drei Millionen Menschen aus den unterschiedlichsten Gründen pflegebedürftig sein werden - viele von ihnen werden voraussichtlich an einer shape von Demenz leiden.

Demenz gilt mittlerweile als die häufigste und folgenreichste psychische Erkrankung im modify, sie bringt tiefgreifende Veränderungen nicht nur für die Betroffenen selbst, sondern auch für deren Familien mit sich. Noch immer ist die Ursachenforschung äußerst defizitär, auch eine Verhinderung bzw. Heilung der Erkrankung ist gegenwärtig noch nicht in Sicht. Insbesondere aufgrund der zunehmenden Zahl an alleinlebenden Menschen bringt eine dementielle Erkrankung große Herausforderungen nicht nur für betroffene Familien, ehrenamtliche Helfer oder Professionelle wie Pflegekräfte und Ärzte mit sich - letztlich ist die Gesamtgesellschaft dazu aufgerufen, neue Wege hinsichtlich Versorgung und Begleitung von dementiell Erkrankten zu finden, um eine bedürfnisgerechte und würdevolle Betreuung dieser Menschen zu gewährleisten. Dabei sind bereits viele Alternativen zwischen der ambulanten Pflege zuhause und der stationären Versorgung im Pflegeheim entwickelt worden, welche im Rahmen dieser Arbeit vorgestellt werden sollen.

Zu Beginn erfolgt eine Einführung in das Thema „Demenz“, unterschiedliche Definitionen dieser Erkrankung werden vorgestellt und erläutert. Damit einhergehend wird näher auf die beiden Subformen einer dementiellen Erkrankung, primäre und sekundäre Demenzen, eingegangen. Anschließend werden einige bedeutsame epidemiologische Daten bezüglich Demenzerkrankungen in der Bundesrepublik genannt. Daran anknüpfend erfolgt ein Überblick hinsichtlich der unterschiedlichen Symptome, welche im Rahmen einer dementiellen Erkrankung bei Betroffenen auftreten können. Zum Schluss dieses zweiten großen Gliederungspunktes werden einige zentrale Faktoren genannt, denen eine präventive oder aber krankheitsfördernde Wirkung zugeschrieben wird...

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Download Understanding Japanese Savings: Does Population Aging by Robert Dekle PDF

By Robert Dekle

Japan's discount rates are one of the maximum on this planet, and those excessive premiums have performed a precious position during the post-war interval. even if, over the subsequent a number of many years, Japan's inhabitants may be getting older quickly. Will this reduce jap discounts rates?
Using updated monetary and demographical info, writer Robert Dekle unearths that the reply to this question is an emphatic 'yes'. Understanding jap Saving holds key classes for Western countries present process comparable demographic variations in addition to constructing nations seeking to identify public rate reductions institutions.

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Download Epidemiologie körperlicher Erkrankungen und Einschränkungen by Siegfried Weyerer,Christina Ding-Greiner,Ulrike PDF

By Siegfried Weyerer,Christina Ding-Greiner,Ulrike Marwedel,Teresa Kaufeler

Chronische körperliche Erkrankungen werden mit zunehmendem regulate immer häufiger. In diesem Buch geht es um die Bedeutung von Gesundheit und Krankheit im adjust. Es werden Prozesse und Faktoren erörtert, die den Gesundheitszustand, den Verlauf einer Erkrankung, mögliche Krankheitsfolgen wie Hilfsbedürftigkeit und die Lebensqualität bei chronischen Erkrankungen beeinflussen können. Neben einem allgemeinen Überblick über Gesundheit und Krankheit werden Ergebnisse zu Häufigkeit, Verlauf, Risiken und Versorgungssituation geriatrisch bedeutsamer Erkrankungen wie Herz-Kreislauf-Erkrankungen und Störungen des Bewegungsapparats dargestellt.

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Download Maintaining Safe Mobility in an Aging Society (Human Factors by David W. Eby,Lisa J. Molnar,Paula S. Kartje PDF

By David W. Eby,Lisa J. Molnar,Paula S. Kartje

By 2030, 20 percentage of the world’s drivers, 60 million in all, should be over the age of sixty five. for this reason, secure and effective mobility for older adults is a fancy and urgent factor. Maintaining secure Mobility in an getting older Society addresses the complexities surrounding the booming variety of getting older drivers and useful strategies for maintaining secure transportation for this becoming crew.

This plainspoken source informs secure mobility discussions on a number of components, including:

  • Necessary abilities for secure riding and the way age impacts them
  • Current proof on how health conditions and medicine prevent riding skills
  • Comprehensive screening description and review practices, concerns, and tools
  • Sensitive how one can aid older drivers transition into riding cessation
  • Impact of complicated automobile expertise on getting older drivers
  • Approaches to strengthening safety-conscious licensing policies

Draws the numerous hyperlink among Mobility and good Being

In addition to discussing how age affects either the danger and severity of injuries and the hyperlink among mobility and health and wellbeing, this authoritative paintings discusses potential to accomplish more secure mobility, together with roadway layout and neighborhood transportation recommendations. Authored by means of motive force security and information specialists, it covers mental and actual adjustments linked to age (both basic and pathological), together with a huge yet hardly ever explored element of dementia referred to as wandering habit. It additionally addresses the position of rising know-how.

Maintaining secure Mobility in an getting older Society is a concise reference that encompasses a powerful breadth of ready-to-access info. Thorough and systematically equipped, it's a groundbreaking and fundamental source for these supplying prone to seniors in addition to these answerable for transportation coverage and layout.

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Download Later Life: The Realities of Aging by Harold G. Cox PDF

By Harold G. Cox

An interdisciplinary advent to the getting older method which makes use of symbolic interactionism because the major theoretical standpoint. available, interdisciplinary assurance with chapters protecting numerous material parts from biology to psychology, from economics to sociology, from political technology to faith. makes use of symbolic interplay standpoint to provide an explanation for habit difficulties and an individual's variations linked to the method of aging.

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Download Envejecimiento y vejez: Categorías y conceptos by Elisa Dulcey PDF

By Elisa Dulcey

Este libro busca ser un aporte al estudio del envejecimiento como proceso que abarca l. a. vida entera y en el que se conjugan múltiples y disímiles influencias. Desde un enfoque contextual dialéctico, centrado en las ciencias sociales, sus 26 categorías y 285 conceptos invitan al debate, a los angeles deconstrucción y construcción de nuevos conocimientos orientadores de prácticas y políticas para lograr sociedades inclusivas: para todas las edades.

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