Dr. Bill Thomas: Lifes Most Dangerous Game
The purpose of this aging activity was to educate older adults about accepting old
age. Dr. Bill Thomas did this by storytelling and providing a non-fiction theatrical
Critical Thinking Questions
1. Is 65 years of age a good indicator of older today? Should it be increased and,
if so, what might be the implication of that increase?
Being 65 years old today is consider older, but since there has been a gr
Weekly Critical Questions No.3
Questions 1 & 4
1.Is it always less costly to keep an elder in the community rather than a nursing home or
assisted-living facility? Why or why not?
In my opinion I would think it depends on how old and how m
Weekly Critical Questions No. 5
Questions 2 & 3
2. How can the nation better manage the range of services needed by people with longterm care needs so they have more options about where they live and how they live?
The range of services ne
Weekly Critical Questions No.7
3. Do you think family members should be required to provide maintenance and support
to older family members who lack the resources to do so for themselves? Why or why
Providing maintenance and
Critical Thinking Questions No. 2
4. What are the benefits to older adults and their families of maintaining the programs of
the OAA as entitlement programs according to age? Are there any disadvantages?
The Older American Ac
Weekly Critical Questions No. 4
Question 3 & 5
3.Review the WHO age-Friendly Cities and Communities Programs and take a walk
through your neighborhood to identify improvements that could be made in your
community to create a community for
Weekly Critical Questions No.6
3. What competencies do you think critical for working with older adults and why?
The aging population continues to grow and will only continue to get bigger
considering the cohort of baby boomers, w