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How do we categorize the aging population?
- Young-old: 65 to 75 years
- Old: 75 to 85 years
- Old-Old: 85 to 100 years
- Elite Old: Over 100 years
The Gerontological nurse has many roles. Name them
Provider of care, teacher, manager, advocate, and research consumer
What are the Care Settings for Elders?
Acute care facilities, Long-term care facilities, hospic, rehabilitation, community (home health care, nurse-run clinics, adult day care)