The idea of deteriorating values within America is subjective as there are advantages as well as disadvantages to the children of these families. A dramatic rise in divorce rates are producing high numbers of children living in poverty and single parent households. The United States is among 35 industrialized
Birth rates are higher in Hispanic and African Americans. Although Hispanics have the highest teen birth rates, they have decreased over the years. The effects teen pregnancy has on your life varies from emotional crisis, academics, relationships with the baby’s father, discrimination, and financial issues. It can be devastating but once it happens, there is no going back.
The article says, “While the top 1 percent have seen their incomes rise 18 percent over the past decade, those in the middle have actually seen their incomes fall.” (Stiglitz 2011) While the rich are getting higher incomes prices the poor are getting higher income by taking it from the one in the middle which therefore, makes them get a lower income percentage. America has fallen behind because of not being an equal country to the population by the income equality there is a huge gap between the income being earned by the poor and the rich. The rich are wealthy and the poor depend on the government for everything. As stated in the article, “America lags behind any country in the old, ossified Europe that President George W. Bush used to deride.
Bureau of Labor Statistics”). The increase for more nurses is because the largest generation of kids know as “baby boomers” are getting older and are in need of more healthcare providers the hospitals,nursing homes, and houses are getting more crowded with older people in need of more attention and care. The other things contributing to the increase is “chronic conditions, such as diabetes and obesity, have become more prevalent in recent years.” ( “Summary.” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics”), because of the increase in “baby boomer” sickness as well they need more home health care providers to help the ones that still would like to hold on to their independence.
It’s the simple societies, that will have very few social roles and statuses occupied by the members, social inequality may be very low. Socioeconomic will be increasing because we have such a high rate of poverty in America. Socio-economic inequalities have been rising so much in the European Union and in most of our countries including America are way higher today than in 1980. Which is leading to increasing. These trends are way similar to the ones found in the United States of America and other industrialized economies and reflect whole lot of the combined effects of changes taking place in our labor market, which is linked to globalization and technological change, in social variables, such as household and so much
1992-2010 data from Wolff (2012). Table 3 represents the share of wealth held by the bottom 99% and top 1% in the United States from 1949 to 2010. Change of wealth distribution is not favorable for the bottom 99% as this class obtaining less and less wealth while the top 1%’s wealth is expanding. The gap between the rich and the poor is increasing.
This sort of association with age and wisdom made sense back then but as technology and life expectancy went up, it became less of a truism to follow. As they say, “Age is nothing but a number.” and it is doubly so in the modern age. The workforce is constantly in influx. The old and the young claiming high paying jobs, discovering new technology and battling one another for relevancy.
4.1) HEALTH PROBLEMS: 4.1.1) Heart Diseases The cause of the heart diseases can came from many factors. Sometimes the danger factor is family history. Those with parents or close relatives with heart disease are more likely to develop it themselves.
Problems arise in the years between the average age of death and the actual age of death. Those in between years are where the negative effects on the economy arise. Medicare is greatly impacted by the increase in longevity. The life expectancy in the United States is currently 78.8 years, but Medicare
The social environment is no more immune to the passage of time than is the human body” (Teas and Benignton, 1982, pg. 12). Teas and Benignton discuss the industrial and political world developed the idea that the old are less valuable employees then the youth (1982, pg.17). The late adulthood stage needs to express the importance of self-sufficiency, individualism, and even privacy in the psychosocial development. During this time in one’s life they are possibly experiencing great loss of individualism. Kaufman discusses the observation of family members of the elderly who feel they must be the decision
2. The demographic trend associated with the emerging majority of diverse elders is due to the increase in the minority population, which will account for half of the elderly population. The aging population is increasing since people are living longer and this population is also becoming more diverse. As a result, the demographic trend will consist of an emerging majority of racial and ethnics groups that were once the minority group whom are of mostly elderly people. 3.