Aging Adult Case Study

Aging Adult Case Study

Nursing homework help

Write a 500 word  essay addressing each of the following points/questions. Be sure to  completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. Separate each  section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor  to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper.  Support your ideas with at least two (2) sources in your essay. Make  sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page  and reference page do not count towards the minimum word amount. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.

A  68-year-old client lives alone and is independent with all ADLs, has no  restrictions for mobility, and is competent, and oriented x4. The  client is on a fixed income, but has enough to manage a modest  lifestyle. The client has family and social supports but is very  independent and is proud of her self-reliance. The client’s height is 5’  6”, weight is 210 lb. / 95.25 kg.

Please answer the following:

  • What is the client’s BMI?
  • Identify what screening tools you would use to assess nutritional and exercise knowledge, and why?
  • One Outcome/Intervention/Rationale:
    • Identify  one outcome/goal that is reasonable, measurable and realistic. Identify  1 nursing intervention for the outcome and give rationale for the  intervention.
  • Identify what weakness in the client’s life may be impacting the client’s activity and diet?
  • What referrals would you make and why?
  • (Use references for your responses, not just opinion.)

Assignment Expectations:

Length: 500 words in length

Structure:  Include a title page and reference page in APA format.  These do not  count towards the minimum word count for this assignment. Your essay  must include an introduction and a conclusion.

References:  Use appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all  resources utilized to answer the questions.  A minimum of two (2)  scholarly sources are required for this assignment.