Gerontological Health Nursing

Appendix A Ticket to Class • Place name on top left or right corner of paper • No credit if place after discussion in class begins • No single word responses • At least 100+ words in each response. No single word responses • Give questions some thought and answer honestly and sincerely 1. What do you feel is a typically older adult 2. Imagine yourself at 80 years of age. What do you think you will be like? 3. What do you feel you will like best about becoming an older adult? 4. Examine your current life style. Are you engaging in behaviors that will support and encourage healthy aging? 5. What are your fears regarding you own aging process? 6. Think about some older adults you know or may have known that aged successfully. What are some characteristics that have contributed to healthy aging? 7. What physical, behavioral, social and spiritual changes would you see in yourself as you age? 8. What does Geriatrics mean for you as a nurse?