First Name Last Name Instructor Course 10th January 2018 Psychological and Sociological Aspects of Later Adulthood Why are older people considered a risk population? With the significantly high population of older people within our societies and the presentation of the various risks that they are prone to it is essential that they are well taken care of. They are susceptible to unscrupulous business practices compared to out to the elderly relative to ensure they feel connected to the rest of the world (Ryan Patrick & Anna). Many nations are striving to set desirable standards for the older population. Work cited Ryan Patrick and Anna Wroblewska. "Caring for older adults." Ageing and Older Adult Mental Health: Issues and Implications for Practice (2013): 214. Family Caregiver Alliance. (2018). Caregiver.org. Retrieved 9 January 2018 from https://www.caregiver.org/pilotIntegration/indexPersistent.html?uri=%2F [...]
Why are older people considered an at risk population? How would you respond if you suspected an adult child caregiver was neglecting their elderly parent with Alzheimer’s disease? Name and describe one local program in your area that provides support for older adults and family caregivers. Based upon increasing numbers of the elderly, do you believe society is doing enough to help families care for their older adult members?