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Global Aging "Urban Perspective" of a St. Louis Missouri Skilled Facility

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Turkey kb global ageing and urbanization

  1. 1. Global ageing and urbanization: meeting the challenge of humanity’s success<br />The number of people aged 60 and over as a proportion of the global population will double from 11% in 2006 to 22% by 2050.<br />There will be more older people than children (aged 0–14 years) in the population for the first time in human history<br />
  2. 2. Developing countries are ageing at a much faster rate than developed countries<br />2005 , 60% of the World’s population elderly live in developing countries,<br />2050, This number will reach 80%!!!<br />2007, over half of the global population now lives in cities<br />cities with 10 million inhabitants or more, increased tenfold from 2 to 20 during the 20th century<br />Global ageing and urbanization<br />
  3. 3. In developing countries the share of older people in urban communities will multiply 16 times from about 56 million in 1998 to over 908 million in 2050. <br />In 2050 older people will comprise one fourth of the total urban population in less developed countries<br />Global ageing and urbanization<br />
  4. 4. Population ageing and urbanization are the culmination of successful human development during last century<br />Urban growth is associated with a country’s technological and economic development<br />Vibrant cities benefit a country’s entire population – urban and rural<br />Urban and Rural?<br />Global ageing and urbanization<br />
  5. 5. Active ageing is the process of optimizing opportunities for health, participation and security in order to enhance quality of life as people age.<br />Active ageing: Future Focus directsa framework for age-friendly cities<br />
  6. 6. An age-friendly city, policies, services, settings and structures support and enable people to age actively by:<br />recognizing the wide range of capacities and resources among older people;<br />anticipating and responding flexibly to ageing-related needs and preferences;<br />Active Ageing: Continued<br />
  7. 7. An age-friendly city, policies, services, settings and structures support and enable people to age actively by:<br />respecting their decisions and lifestyle choices;<br />protecting those who are most vulnerable; and<br />promoting their inclusion in and contribution to all areas of community life.<br />Active Ageing: Continued<br />
  8. 8. Active ageing depends on a variety of influences or determinants that surround individuals, families and nations<br />They include material conditions as well as social factors that affect individual types of behavior and feelings<br />The interaction between these factors play an important role in affecting how well individuals age.<br />Active Ageing: Continued<br />
  9. 9. Determinants of Active Ageing<br />Gender<br />Culture<br />
  10. 10. Chart Rehab<br />Maintaining Functional Capacity over Life’s Course<br />Adult Life<br />Maintaining highest<br />possible level of function<br />Older Age<br />Maintaining independence<br />and preventing disability<br />Early Life<br />Growth & Development<br />Range of Function<br />Disability Threshold<br />Rehabilitation and ensuring the quality of life<br />
  11. 11. <ul><li>Rural Community Assessments
  12. 12. Affordability
  13. 13. Essential Services
  14. 14. Design Support
  15. 15. Modification Support
  16. 16. Maintenance Services
  17. 17. Aging In Place – Active Aging
  18. 18. Community Integration
  19. 19. Housing Options
  20. 20. Living Environment</li></ul>Future Focus Community<br />
  21. 21. Affordability<br />Housing for older & disabled adults<br />Virtually Maintenance-free exterior construction<br />Eco-friendly design quality and material usage<br />No Hassle's<br />Easy Access<br />FFC – Community Assessments<br />
  22. 22. Essential Services<br />Nutrition Site on campus<br />Wellness Educational Services<br />Housekeeping Services<br />Maintenance Support<br />Social Support <br />Caregiver Coordination<br />FFC – Community Assessments, Cont.<br />
  23. 23. <ul><li>Design Features
  24. 24. Housing made of Appropriate Materials
  25. 25. Sufficient Space to enable older adult to Function
  26. 26. Housing has Appropriate Environmental Conditions
  27. 27. Housing is Accessible to active or disabled Older Adult</li></ul>FFC – Community Design Assessments<br />
  28. 28. Modifications<br />Housing is modified to meet senior needs<br />Modifications are Affordable<br />Equipment for Modification is Accessible<br />Financial Assistance is Available<br />Competent Assistance provided<br />FFC – Community Assessments –Rehabbing Existing Inventory<br />
  29. 29. Maintenance<br />Maintenance services are Affordable to seniors<br />Qualified and Reliable service providers to perform maintenance work<br />Public Housing, rental accommodation and common areas are well-maintained<br />FFC – Community Assessments, Maintenance Free!<br />
  30. 30. <ul><li>Aging In Place
  31. 31. Housing is located close to services
  32. 32. Services are Affordable and support senior to remain at Home
  33. 33. Seniors are well informed of services to help them age in place
  34. 34. Home-Care services are provided to support independence
  35. 35. Respite care is provided on a “Care Sharing Model”</li></ul>FFC – Community Assessments, Can I Stay Here?<br />
  36. 36. <ul><li>Community Integration
  37. 37. Housing design facilitates continued Integration of seniors into the Fabric of the Community
  38. 38. Transportation services supportive to Greater Community
  39. 39. Employment, Enterprise, and Volunteerism is supported throughout the Community</li></ul>FFC – Community Integration Assessment<br />
  40. 40. Housing Options<br />Range of Appropriate and Affordable Housing Options for Seniors<br />Seniors are well informed of options<br />Sufficient number of houses or living options<br />Range of services to support senior needs<br />Seniors housing is integrated into surrounding community<br />Facility-based care based on Eden Alternative Principles<br />FFC – Community Housing Assessments<br />
  41. 41. <ul><li>Living Environment
  42. 42. Housing not Overcrowded
  43. 43. Older people Comfortable
  44. 44. Housing not in areas Prone to Natural Disasters
  45. 45. Older people feel Safe!
  46. 46. Financial Assistance for Housing Security measures</li></ul>FFC – Community Assessments, Living Safely!<br />
  47. 47. Future Focus Community and its Collaborative Organizations Social & Behavioral Responsibility outreach efforts to Seniors desiring to contribute to their community-FWOP<br />Education<br />Economic<br />Environment<br />Empowerment<br />Energy<br />Integrated Approach – FWOP & FFC <br />
  48. 48. The three plagues of loneliness, helplessness and boredom account for the bulk of suffering among our Elders – FFC, Loneliness, Isolation & Depression<br />An Elder-centered community commits to creating a Human Habitat where life revolves around close and continuing contact with plants, animals and children. It is these relationships that provide the young and old alike with a pathway to a life worth living. <br />Loving companionship is the antidote to loneliness. Elders deserve easy access to human and animal companionship. <br />FFC’s Guiding Principles “Eden Alternative”<br />
  49. 49. L.I.D. Theory<br />Loneliness<br />Isolation<br />Depression<br />
  50. 50. Guiding Principles “Eden Alternative”<br /><ul><li>Meaningless activity corrodes the human spirit. The opportunity to do things that we find meaningful is essential to human health.
  51. 51. Medical treatment should be the servant of genuine human caring, never its master. </li></li></ul><li>An Elder-centered community creates opportunity to give as well as receive care. This is the antidote to helplessness. <br />An Elder-centered community integrates daily life with variety and spontaneity by creating an environment in which unexpected and unpredictable interactions and happenings can take place. This is  the antidote to boredom. <br />Guiding Principles “Eden Alternative”<br />
  52. 52. An Elder-centered community honors its Elders by de-emphasizing top-down bureaucratic authority, seeking instead to place the maximum possible decision-making authority into the hands of the Elders or into the hands of those closest to them. <br />Creating an Elder-centered community is a never-ending process. Human growth must never be separated from human life. <br />Wise leadership is the lifeblood of any struggle against the three plagues. For it, there can be no substitute.<br />Guiding Principles “Eden Alternative”<br />
  53. 53. Clothing Room<br />Donation Room<br />Community Care<br />An Artist and …<br />….his Cat “Rocky”<br />Spiritual Connectivity & Expression<br />Gardening for the Community<br />Caring Connections – re-cycled cards<br />Dough-Nations, social responsibility<br />Music Man delivers Holistic Therapy<br />Eden’s evolution at Ackert Park<br />
  54. 54. <ul><li> Expand Clothing Closet (Activity has been operational since January, 2010)
  55. 55. Sponsor and oversee a clothing donation and </li></ul> distribution program to provide appropriate <br /> clothing for residents in need. <br /><ul><li> In addition to clothing – residents can use, radios, </li></ul> tape and CD players that you no longer need.<br />Donation Room – Clothes 4-All<br />
  56. 56. Village Connectivity Emotional Wellbeing <br />Vocational Connectivity Physical Wellbeing<br />Social Connectivity Spiritual Wellbeing<br />Resident/Staff Intellectual Wellbeing<br /> Connectivity<br />Spiritual Care at Ackert<br />
  57. 57. Music for the Soul<br />If the Walls of Ackert Park could Talk-!<br />
  58. 58. Artist and his Feline Friend<br />Lou & Rocky<br />Friends for over 15 years<br />…best plan for Lou’s Rehabilitation<br />Rocky moves in with Lou-!<br />
  59. 59. Dorothy’s Card-nection<br />Families need a friend<br />Birthdays…or just a kind note, Dorothy is there<br />
  60. 60. Ackert Community Gives Back<br />Ackert Park sites along an old Trolley path called Ackert Way. It serves as our Walking Rehab Trail, connection to Community Gardens and a place to shared nature with our neighbors-!<br />
  61. 61. Is it really Culture Change we seek…<br />…or is it Culture we’ve lost!<br />Let our Campuses reflect the Communities Culture that surrounds us<br />Give up the sterility of Medicine <br />Give in the ….<br />Persons should direct care<br />Culture Change?<br />

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