Instructions: Choose a disease or dysfunction that is presented in class. Write a 3-page paper on how the disease process is different in the older adult population as compared to younger adults. The paper should discuss differences in signs and symptoms, assessment, interventions, and potential outcomes (ie. the nursing process). Also, include a brief discussion on at least one appropriate older assessment tool that is available.
Answer: Aging is associated with health complications such as muscle weakness, reduced immunity…….