THEORIES OF AGING
IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING
Biologic Theories of aging attemp to explain why the physical changes of aging accur. Researcher tyr to identify which biologic factors have the greatest influence or longevity.
Phychosocial theories of aging don't explain why the physical changes of aging occur. They attemp to explain why older adults have different responses to the aging process.
Nursing can help individuals achieve the longest healthiest lives possible, promoting good health, maintenance practices and a healthy enviroment. Psychosocial theories help explain the variety of behaviors seen in the aging population. Understating all of these theories can help nurses recognize problems and provide nursing interventions.
Publicado por Raquel Peñalosa