Working with Seniors: Health, Financial, and Social Issues
Chapter 11: Senior Nutrition, Fitness, and Healthy Lifestyles
This chapter covers good nutrition, exercise, and healthy lifestyles for seniors. It discusses the age-related physical changes that are normal, as well as positive health habits.
You also learn about the methods for assessing physical fitness, facts about exercise, and nutritional requirements specific to seniors.
This information helps you spot dangerous “red flags” in your senior clients so you can encourage them to take actions that promote healthier lifestyles.