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