Gerontology discussion 5

Gerontology discussion 5


• Older adults are often categorized as a vulnerable population. Do you agree or disagree with this observation? try to determine what puts older adults at risk and what can be done to eliminate some of the risk.
• Explain why these risks are important and what can be done to eliminate or minimize them.

Your initial post must be posted before you can view and respond to colleagues, must contain minimum of two (2) references, in addition to examples from your personal experiences to augment the topic. The goal is to make your post interesting and engaging so others will want to read/respond to it. Synthesize and summarize from your resources in order to avoid the use of direct quotes, which can often be dry and boring. No direct quotes are allowed in the discussion board posts.


Initial Post: Minimum of two (2) total references: one (1) from required course materials and one (1) from peer-reviewed references.
Words Limits

Initial Post: Minimum 200 words excluding references (approximately one (1) page)




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Gerontology Discussion 5

Identifying the vulnerable people in society is an essential part of social policy. There is also a need for the determination of the causes and consequences of this vulnerability. Older people in society are considered more vulnerable than other individuals in society. In most cases, it happens because they hardly move from their home which makes it difficult for them to form social relationships.

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