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Please discuss the importance of providing culturally competent programs and primary prevention for the older adult population; and provide, in detail, an explanation of how you could integrate health promotion components described in Perez and Luquia, Chapter 10 to reduce health disparities among this population.


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Jofred
School: Carnegie Mellon University

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Running Head: CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE PROGRAMS FOR OLDER ADULTS

Response to Culturally Appropriate Programs for Older Adults
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For older adults to enjoy higher life expectancy and optimal health, they should have the
benefit of accessing quality medicinal services that are coordinated effectively inside a solid
public health framework. Private and public purchasers, professional groups, and health care
organizations ought to embrace as their explicit purpose to persistently lessen the burden of
disability, injury, and illness, and to enhance the functioning, health, and awareness of disease
prevention. To accomplish this, the healthcare system needs to be aware of and play its role
inside the inter-sectoral general wellbeing system, especially since it teams up with the public
health agencies in government (Jeffreys, 2015).

The array of programs utilized for health promotion among older adults also face genuine
difficulties in quality and cost. Thus, so as to help these programs and the general healthcare
framework, the United States spends more per capita on medicinal services than other nation. In
the aggregate, these per expenditures represent 13.2 percent of the country's GDP (Squires &
Anderson, 2015). What's more, the populace keeps on growing older and ethnically and racially
diverse. Therefore, chronic diseases increase, and critical vulnerabilities in the delivery of
healthcare start to compromise the aging citizens. The healthcare required for young adults is
different from that needed by older citizens, and there is a developing consensus which states
that real changes are required in the training and education of professionals involved in
healthcare delivery.

The older adults should be better educated about their circumstances and their conditions.
However, questions have been asked regarding the caregivers' abilities to take on the job of
educators. The media could be an effective and powerful tool to acquaint older adults with

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healthcare and wellbeing issues and a conduit for bringing up critical questions, influencing their
lifestyle choices, or even stimulating their interest.

Response 2

Older adults are significant members of soci...

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