• Mental Health of America. (2011). Position Statement 35: Aging well: Wellness and psychosocial treatment for the emotional and cognitive challenges of aging. Retrieved from https://mhanational.org/issues/position-statement-35-aging-well-wellness-and-psychosocial-treatment-emotional-and-cognitive
Please do the assignment below:
Three-part APA Paper….
Part 1: Reflect on how those experiences from the Discussion Post impact your nursing practice now?
Part 2: Discuss what ageing biases you have witnessed &/or perpetrated.
Part 3: Create a community education plan to address ageing bias.
The assignment should be written in an APA-formatted essay. The essay should be at least 1500 words in length and include at least two scholarly sources other than provided materials.
I will be doing the discussion questions; they are just here for you to reference.
1. How does a person’s difference in age, culture, race, gender and living situation impact your comfort as a nurse in communicating with them? Answer: Age-level of respect and how to address, culture-must be mindful of cultural beliefs concerning health and medicine, race-must be taken into consideration regarding how patients respond to treatment. Gender-mindful of how the patient identifies themselves to be. Living situation-assess for safety concerns, family and friend support.
2. While growing up, how were OAs (older adults) treated in your family, culture, community and in society (identify the year range)? Answer: Hispanic culture, elders treated with respect, strong sense of community, societal norms came together through food, song, and storytelling.