Review Article
Volume 4 Issue 4 - 2020
Preparing for Aging, Dying and Death
Obalase Stephen Babatunde*
Federal University of Technology, University Health Centre, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria
*Corresponding Author: Obalase Stephen Babatunde, Federal University of Technology, University Health Centre, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.
Received: March 05, 2020; Published: March 30, 2020




Abstract

This paper discussed how an individual will prepare for aging, death and dying. It also define aging and explain the related concepts of biological, psychological, social, legal and functional age. The paper explained how the growing population of older adults will affect the society, including considerations of economics, health care, living arrangements and ethical and moral issues. The paper also discuss the biological and psychosocial theories of aging and major physiological changes that occur as a result of normal aging process. This paper also discuss unique health challenges faced by older adults, strategies for successful and healthy aging that can begin during young adulthood. The paper also discuss death, the stages of the grieving process and strategies for coping with death; fear and anxiety related to death.

Keywords: Aging; Death; Dying; Hospices Care; Memory Loss

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Citation: Obalase Stephen Babatunde. “Preparing for Aging, Dying and Death”. EC Emergency Medicine and Critical Care 4.4 (2020): 42-50.

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