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effect of media and type of housing on perception in a geriatric population

Marisa Summer Lee Gehrke

effect of media and type of housing on perception in a geriatric population

by Marisa Summer Lee Gehrke

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Published by Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ont .
Written in English


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StatementMarisa Summer Lee Gehrke
The Physical Object
Pagination43 l. :
Number of Pages43
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Open LibraryOL22143839M

  Human beings are social creatures. Our connection to others enables us to survive and thrive. Yet, as we age, many of us are alone more often than when we were younger, leaving us vulnerable to social isolation and loneliness—and related health problems such as cognitive decline, depression, and heart disease. The first meeting of the Institute's Media and Conflict Working Group analyzed the role of the media throughout the conflict cycle. While a considerable amount of analysis has focused on the media’s potential to support democracy efforts and build sustainable peace, no similar effort has been given to analyze the role media can play in conflict prevention.

  America Counts tells the stories behind the numbers in a new inviting way. We feature stories on various topics such as families, housing, employment, business, education, the economy, emergency preparedness, and population. Contact our Public Information Office for media inquiries or .   Book Editor(s): John R. M. Copeland in perceptions of stigma and in willingness to seek help. With aging of the population, the cumulative burdens of mental illness are increasing in most societies. Such burdens depend not only on the magnitude of dementia, depression, schizophrenia and other mental illnesses but the types of social.

The population of older immigrants in the U.S. has increased by 70 percent in the last 20 years, from million to million. Cognitive and mental health For most older adults, age-associated changes in cognition (thinking) are mild and do not significantly interfere with daily functioning. media for creating the widespread perception that people in the developing world – particularly Africa countries – are victims, less than human and inferior (p 3).


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Beginning with fundamental chapters on the psychological, environmental, and social aspects of aging, the book approaches patient care from a holistic point of view. Retirement is often the first major transition faced by older people.

Its effects on physical and mental health differ from person to person, depending on attitude toward and reason for retiring. About one third of retirees have difficulty adjusting to certain aspects of retirement, such as reduced income and altered social role and entitlements.

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