Late Adulthood<br />By Amanda Cobenna<br />
What are Nursing Home Stressors?<br />For caregiver - difficulty with resident mental state.<br />Upset seeing resident in...
    Mental Health<br />Depression<br />A mood disorder in which individuals are deeply unhappy<br />Dementia<br />Neurolog...
    Cognitive Mechanics<br />The  brain speed processing slows down.<br />How our memory changes during aging.<br />
Assistance in Regaining normality<br />ADLs – activities of daily living.<br />Nursing Home activities for fun. <br />
Things to remember……<br />If things don’t go well for you, be willing to let others help you.<br />When things don’t go th...
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  1. 1. Late Adulthood<br />By Amanda Cobenna<br />
  2. 2. What are Nursing Home Stressors?<br />For caregiver - difficulty with resident mental state.<br />Upset seeing resident in Nursing Home.<br />For resident - adjustment to placement.<br />Positive and negative interaction with staff and other families.<br />
  3. 3. Mental Health<br />Depression<br />A mood disorder in which individuals are deeply unhappy<br />Dementia<br />Neurological disorder which involves deterioration of mental functioning <br />
  4. 4. Cognitive Mechanics<br />The brain speed processing slows down.<br />How our memory changes during aging.<br />
  5. 5. Assistance in Regaining normality<br />ADLs – activities of daily living.<br />Nursing Home activities for fun. <br />
  6. 6. Things to remember……<br />If things don’t go well for you, be willing to let others help you.<br />When things don’t go the way they used to be search for other ways to achieve what you want.<br />When things don’t go as well as in the past, keep trying other ways till you get the results you want.<br />

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