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1

what is ageism

a process of systematic sterotypinig and discrimination against people just because they are old

2

what is the trend in old and young peole

increases in the proportions of older pole are being accompanied by declines in the proportion of younger people

3

what has happened to fertility

decrease and decrease in premature mortality

4

what is the consequences for developing countries

population is ageing so fast they will have less time to adjust

5

what are healthcare needs

-increases number of geriatrics and other healthcare professionals
-increased facilities for elderly healthcare
-specific health promotion campaigns aimed at the elderly
-increased care for long term coniditons

6

what are social care need

-increased demand for home carers and nursing's home places
-increaseing emphasis on providing social actives for the elderly
-change housing demands

7

what are economic needs

-increaseing in pension age
-less people paying taxes
-inadequate state pensions

8

what are policy needs

-current design making and workforce planning must take into an account the ageingg population
-elderly populaition will potentially have the power influence policy desicison making into their specific concerns

9

what is the lead cause of death for women

dementia

10

what is the leading cause of death in men

heart disease

11

what is a healthy life expectancy

the number of years lived a goo dlide

12

how many poeple become carers

3 in 5

13

what is multimorbidity

the co-existence of two or more long term conditions in an individual

14

what are options for care

-living in own home with support from family
-kiving from own home with support from social servcies
-sheltered housing
-residentia home
-nursing care home

15

what are anticipatory care plans

-can be done at any time
-should be updated continuously
-can be done by anyone with appropriate relationshop
-can be shared as KIS