Identify minimum levels of training for people who care for older adults.

The Healthy People 2020 objectives on older adults are designed to promote healthy outcomes for this population. Many factors affect the health, function, and quality of life of older adults. The purpose of the paper is two-fold: to encourage you to think about the issues related to the aging population and propose how to address the issue you select( topic: The difficult ones; caring for patients with dementia) , thus meeting the objectives of Healthy People 2020. What ideas would you propose to family, the healthcare organization, policy makers to address this issue; how would the profession of nursing benefit from your proposal; what resources would be needed to accomplish you proposed solution? Dream big, use the concepts we have covered in class to write this thoughtful, but necessary proposal for improving the health of an aging population.

Some Emerging Issues in the Health of Older Adults that should be addressed in this Assignment

Emerging issues for improving the health of older adults include efforts to:

* Coordinate care.

* Help older adults manage their own care.

* Establish quality measures.

* Identify minimum levels of training for people who care for older adults.

* Research and analyze appropriate training to equip providers with the tools they need to

* meet the needs of older adults living with chronic disease such as Dementia, Alzheimer, mental health challenges

* Resources needed by unpaid caregiver

Expectations for the assignment:

· Briefly summarize the issue in no more than two pages must use literature to substantiate why this is an issue.

· Discuss and critically analysis how three concepts from the course that you identify as being most important in resolving the issue (at least two page for each concept).

· Describe and reflect on the impact this assignment has had on you (needs to be quite detailed so at least one page).

· Depth of analysis is essential, so be careful to explore each area.

· Submit a typed paper that is 8 pages long and follows APA format.

· One hard copies of the complete paper must be submitted in week 12 class.
Caring for Patients with Dementia

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