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Health Assessment Of The Older Adult

Health Assessment Of The Older Adult

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Assignment Description

Emergency Plan for the Older Adult

Locate the American Red Cross in your area: http://www.redcross.org/ or in person.

  • Identify what is necessary for emergency supplies to have on hand for a healthy older adult. Consider visiting with an older family member or friend to identify specific needs for this older adult (reasonable for this person)
  •  Assist the older adult (OA) in creating their Personal Emergency Plan and contacts
  •  Describe what the OA was surprised to need or what they seemed to predict on their own
  •  Why is this important for OA singles or couples who live independently without services?
  •  Complete at least two slides for each bullet point with a total of 10 slides

 
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