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NURS 345 Nursing and Older Adult Health Promotion
The physiological, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual, and environmental changes experienced by older individuals and their families are examined. Theories of aging, as well as healthy aging, restorative care, and supportive interventions to promote and maintain wellness in older adults are explored. Emphasis is placed on the roles of the nurse as coordinator of care for older adults and their families. The special advocacy issues of older clients and their families are also addressed.