Theories of Aging Paper

Identify the different theories and their implications on the aging process.

  1. Define aging from biologic, sociologic, and psychological theories.
  2. Develop nursing interventions based on the psychosocial issues and biologic changes associated with older adulthood.
  3. Discuss several nursing implications for each of the major biologic, sociologic, and psychological theories of aging.
  4. Based on your experience what health promotion strategies would you recommend to facilitate successful aging?

Submission Instructions:

  • The paper is to be clear and concise and students will lose points for improper grammar, punctuation and misspelling.
  • The paper is to be formatted per current APA, be clear, concise and students will lose points for improper grammar, punctuation and misspelling.
  • The paper is to be 3-4 pages in length, excluding the title, abstract and references page.
  • Incorporate a minimum of 3 current (published within last five years) scholarly journal articles or primary legal sources (statutes, court opinions) within your work.
  • Journal articles and books should be referenced according to current APA style.
  • Complete and submit the assignment by 11:59 PM ET Sunday.
  • Late work policies, expectations regarding proper citations, acceptable means of responding to peer feedback, and other expectations are at the discretion of the instructor.
  • You can expect feedback from the instructor within 48 to 72 hours from the Sunday due date.
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Grading Rubric 


Your assignment will be graded according to the grading rubric.

Essay/Paper Rubric
CriteriaRatingsPoints
Identification of Main Issues/ProblemsDistinguished – 4 points
Identify and demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of the issues/problems.
Excellent – 3 points
Identifies and demonstrate an accomplished understanding of most of issues/problems.
Fair – 2 points
Identifies and demonstrate an acceptable understanding of most of issues/problems.
Poor – 1 point
Identifies and demonstrate an unacceptable understanding of most of issues/problems.
4 points
Analysis and Evaluation of Issues/ProblemsDistinguished – 4 points
Presents an insightful, thorough analysis and evaluation of issues/problems.
Excellent – 3 points
Presents a thorough analysis and evaluation of most of the issues/problems.
Fair – 2 points
Presents a superficial or incomplete analysis and evaluation of issues/problems.
Poor – 1 point
Presents unacceptable analysis and evaluation of issues/problems.
4 points
Demonstrates a Conceptual UnderstandingDistinguished – 4 points
Provides a thorough, competent and interpretive responses to all issues/problems, and shows a high level of conceptual understanding.
Excellent – 3 points
Provides a competent and interpretive responses to all issues/problems, and shows a moderate level of conceptual understanding.
Fair – 2 points
Provides a competent responses to all issues/problems, but lacks interpretation and a moderate level of conceptual understanding.
Poor – 1 point
Provides an unacceptable response to all issues/problems, and lacks interpretation and a moderate level of conceptual understanding.
4 points
Use of Citations to Course Readings and Additional Research/LiteratureDistinguished – 4 points
Effectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Exceptional use of citations and extended referencing.
Excellent – 3 points
Effectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Moderate use of citations and extended referencing.
Fair – 2 points
Ineffectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Moderate use of citations and extended referencing.
Poor – 1 point
Ineffectively uses the literature and other resources to inform their work. Unacceptable use of citations and extended referencing.
4 points
Writing Mechanics and APA Formatting GuidelinesDistinguished – 4 points
Demonstrate a high level of clarity, precision, and attention to detail. APA style is correct and writing is free of grammar and spelling errors.
Excellent – 3 points
Demonstrate a high level of clarity. APA style and writing mechanics need more precision and attention to detail.
Fair – 2 points
Demonstrate a moderate level of clarity. APA style and writing mechanics need more precision and attention to detail.
Poor – 1 point
Demonstrates issues in writing and communicating clearly. APA style and writing mechanics need serious attention.
4 points
Total Points 20

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