Strengths and Weaknesses of an Evidence-Based Model of Case [WLO: 3] [CLOs: 2, 3, 4]
Based on the assigned readings and additional research, identify and analyze an evidence-based model of care for specific mental health or medical issue for the ageing population. Include in your discussion an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the model, any gaps in understanding or treating the issue, and potential enhancements to the model using an interdisciplinary model. Respond by Day 3. The post should be at least 300 words.
Theoretical Frameworks of Healthy Aging [WLOs: 1, 4] [CLOs: 1, 2, 4, 6, 8]
Based on the assigned readings and additional research, explain how at least two theoretical frameworks independently define healthy ageing Include in your discussion key concepts, the main focus of each theory, and the key elements that define healthy ageing according to each theory. Next, propose a model of care for older adults and their families based on a synthesis or integration of the two theories. Discuss how each theory supplements the strengths and weaknesses of the other to provide a more comprehensive model of care for older adults and their families. Respond by day 3. The post should be at least 300 words.
Bengtson, V. L., Gans, D., Putney, N. M., & Silverstein, M. (Eds.). (2016). Handbook of theories of ageing (3rd ed.). Springer.
- Chapter 7: Evolutionary Theory and Aging
- Chapter 11: Theories of Emotional Well-Being and Aging
- Chapter 12: Emotion-Cognition Links in Aging
- Chapter 13: Theories of Social Support in Health and Aging
- Chapter 14: Age Stereotypes’ Influence on Health: Stereotype Embodiment Theory
- Chapter 16: Theories of work and Retirement: Culture, Trust, and Social Contract
- Chapter 17: Families and Aging: Toward an Interdisciplinary Family-Level Approach
- Chapter 18: Theories of Social Connectedness and Aging
- Chapter 19: Long, Broad, and Deep: Theoretical Approaches in Aging and Inequality
Morack, J., Ram, N., Fauth, E. B., & Gerstorf, D. (2013). Multidomain trajectories of psychological functioning in old age: A longitudinal perspective on (uneven) successful ageing. Developmental Psychology, 49(12), 2309-2324.