Benchmark Assignment: Aging Body Presentation

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Question Description

Choose a disease or syndrome that is likely to affect older adults.

Create a 15- to 20-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, including detailed speaker notes.

Include the following:

  • Analyze the statistical data related to the disease or syndrome occurrence worldwide.
  • Describe symptoms of the disease or syndrome that could lead to the diagnosis.
  • Summarize the prognosis for the disease or syndrome.
  • Analyze how this disease or syndrome affects a person's functional abilities.
  • Explain the physical and mental activities a person may do to minimize the adverse effects of the disease or syndrome.
  • Evaluate at least two to three programs and services that exist to support patients with this disease or syndrome.
  • Consider government resources and programs, living options, businesses, and products and services.

Include at least 4 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar articles to support your presentation.

Format your references according to APA guidelines on the references slide.

Tutor Answer

School: Boston College



• Alzheimer is common in the elderly
• It is a chronic disease that worsens with time
• It has been associated with 60 to 70% dementia
• Alzheimer leads to memory loss in patients
• It may lead to mood swings, language problems among others

• Patients suffering from Alzheimer have behavioral problems
• They have the tendency to withdraw from community
• Alzheimer may lead to death of patients
• It is common in the people of the age of 65
• Life expectancy is 3 to 9 years

• Statistics show that as at 2015 29.8 million were suffering from the disease
• an average of 4 to 5% of the case have been reported in early ages
• In 2015, dementia was reported in 1.9 million people who died from it.
• Alzheimer was first described by Alois Alzheimer in the year 1906

• The causes of the disease have not yet been fully discovered
• It is associated with genetic disorders
• Other issues that may lead to the disease include head injuries, depression or
other psychological trait

• Any issues that may affect the brai...

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