TASK

Post your initial response to one of the two topics below.

Topic 1

Review the Healthy People 2020 objectives for the older adult.

  • Of the objectives listed for the older adult, which two do you feel are most important?
  • Include examples and references to support your response.

Topic 2

There are several vulnerable populations who are susceptible to chronic illnesses (older; homeless; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations) and who face challenges when it comes to care.

  • Choose one vulnerable population and identify chronic illnesses to which they might be susceptible
  • Identify challenges they face related to one of the identified chronic illnesses
  • Discuss what can be done to help alleviate these challenges.