Nursing Home Ethics – 3 CEUs

This course examines the experience of living with dementia through the retrospective account of family members; it is estimated that In the United States 10 percent of adults age 65 and older have a common form of dementia and nearly half of those over the age of 85 have Alzheimer’s. Although predictions about the number of cases without a cure vary widely, there will be an increase of 4 million to 8-14 million by the mid-century. “None of our models predicts less than a threefold rise in the total number of persons with Alzheimer’s disease between the years 2010 and 2050”.