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Ethical Challenges in the Care of Elderly Persons

Synthesize the article by Ludwick & Silva: “Ethical Challenges in the Care of Elderly Persons” and discuss some of the ethical issues surrounding care of the elderly including quality of life (goals and outcomes), long-term care planning, geriatric education, frail elder care, and successful aging behaviors. Ludwick, R., Silva, M. (December 19, 2003). Ethics Column: “Ethical Challenges in the Care of Elderly Persons.” Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. Vol. 9 No. 1
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