Write a paper of 500-750 words, in which you evaluate your opinions and beliefs regarding older adults and address the following:
- Describe stereotypes about the elderly that are prevalent in society, and how those stereotypes affect your personal beliefs concerning the elderly.
- Describe the physical and cognitive issues involved in aging.
- Discuss the mental health treatment issues involved in working with the aging client. Include end-of-life considerations in your discussion.
Include at least two scholarly references in addition to the textbook in your paper.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.