Investigate your state’s local statistics on aging and aging trends. Use this information to assess the potential impact of this data on the future of your state. What does this mean for the elderly?
Is there a sufficient supply of social services and support options, such as older worker programs, health-care assistance, elder abuse support, financial fraud assistance, and religious and social opportunities, to sustain this aging population? What impact does this have on health care in your community?
How can health care, such as acute care hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes, assist in providing support options?