older adult

older adult

A person past middle age, perhaps (but not necessarily) elderly. Now that I'm an older adult, I have all these aches and pains that I never felt before. You don't have to speak loudly to them, you know—not all older adults have trouble hearing.
See also: adult, older
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The Older Adult Recovery program focuses on those age 65 or older who may be experiencing more physical or cognitive limitations, as well as dealing with grief and loss of loved ones.
The three nonprofit, community-based organizations--Alpert Jewish Family and Children's Service (AJFCS) in West Palm Beach, Florida; The Community Place of Greater Rochester New York; and Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles--are established providers of older adult services in their communities and have embedded authentic voice into their entire practice.
STEADI provides tools for health care providers to screen older adult patients, assess fall risk, and provide effective interventions.
05% of the total Canadian older adult population (Statistics Canada, 2014) and 11% of the total population in the NWT (Bureau of Statistics, 2015b), it is predicted that "the NWT will experience one of the greatest proportional increases in individuals aged 65 years and older over the next 25 years" (HSS, 2014:10).
Every 13 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall," says Claye.
This is an extremely important counseling point for any older adult starting an antidepressant, as these patients often stop taking their medication because they think it isn't working.
In Taiwan, older adult education is currently expanding and gaining popularity, becoming this century's new public pedagogy.
The bibliographic databases of CINAHL[R], PubMed, and Web of Science[TM] were searched by combining the terms complex and care with each of the following: aging, older adult, elderly, and geriatric.
Readers are presented with services geared towards the active older adult, one who is not considered frail or handicapped.
What adult learning theory principles are appropriate for use with the older adult population in general?
Census Bureau, the older adult population is increasing dramatically, with researchers expecting the population of U.
In 2009, The Center faculty developed gerontology curriculum to develop a more person-centered approach to care of the older adult to minimize biases toward aging.
It is the most common form of dementia in older adults.
Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing professor, has been awarded the 2016 Senior Service American Senior Scholar Award for Research Related to Disadvantaged Older Adults, given by the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and Senior Service America, Inc.
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