Older adults with CVD and multimorbidity can become more dependent over time, frequently relying on family members to support these deficits. Primarily a spouse or adult child will become burdened with resulting social, physical and financial strains whilst negotiating a confusing and complex health care system on behalf of their loved one.Cited by: 2.
GoalImprove the health, function, and quality of life of older adults.OverviewAs Americans live longer, growth in the number of older adults is unprecedented. In 2014, 14.5% (46.3 million) of the US population was aged 65 or older and is projected to reach 23.5% (98 million) by 2060.1Aging adults experience higher risk of chronic disease. In 2012, 60% of older adults managed 2.
Caring for Older Adults encourages schools of nursing and their practice partners to help create a future in which care of older adults is holistic, consistently competent, individualized, and humane. The NLN is grateful to the John A. Hartford Foundation, the Independence Foundation, and Laerdal Medical for.
Jan 19, 2018 · A caregiver is anyone who provides help to another person in need, such as an ill spouse or partner, a disabled child, or an aging relative. However, family members who are actively caring for an older adult often don't self-identify as a "caregiver." Recognizing this role can help caregivers receive the support they need.