Aging is not for the faint of heart. There are many issues related to care needs and options, access, and the view of the patient or resident versus that of the practitioner. Given what you learned in...

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Aging is not for the faint of heart. There are many issues related to care needs and options, access, and the view of the patient or resident versus that of the practitioner. Given what you learned in Chapter Five,














choose three














issues that you think are most important to patients or residents as they age and answer the following. 1. Why are these issues critical for aging Americans? 2. What are the attitudes of practitioners toward these issues? 3. What principles of ethics relate to these issues?





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Table of contents
Introduction    3
Care Needs    3
Access to Services    4
Perspectives of Patients or Residents    4
Conclusion    5
References    7
Introduction

    Aging is a multifaceted process that brings about various challenges for individuals, particularly in terms of care needs, access to services, and the perspectives of both the aging population and healthcare practitioners. Three important challenges of Aging in America will be discussed in this article, together with the reasons they matter to older people, practitioners' perspectives on these topics, and the underlying ethical concepts.
Care Needs
    The term "care needs" refers to a wide range of services that older people need in order to stay healthy (Smith II, 2022). People frequently experience an increase in their need for emotional support, everyday activity aid, and healthcare as they get older. Because of the effect it has on older Americans' general health and quality of life, this problem is vital. The well-being of elderly people may be greatly improved by having access to timely and suitable care services, ensuring that they age in comfort and dignity.
    Practitioners with differing perspectives on meeting the care requirements of senior citizens include medical professionals and carers. Certain practitioners could possess empathy and a strong commitment to offering all-encompassing care, acknowledging the significance of personalised assistance. On the other hand, others may have difficulties including burnout, a lack of resources, or time limits that might compromise the standard of care they provide.
    A fair and equitable distribution of care resources is ensured by the ethical concepts of justice and beneficence, which highlight the need to promote the well-being of persons and are pertinent to the care requirements of aging Americans. In order to manage healthcare system limits and provide sufficient...
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