Course Code: REL-PAC-0-SNE
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
Identify signs of normal aging, aging theories, and aging changes.
Discuss how we age.
Contrast myths and facts about aging.
Describe successful aging.
Describe changes in body systems as we age.
Discuss age-related grief and loss.
Discuss ageism and resident dignity.
Describe strategies for supporting optimum health and wellness.
What is Normal Aging?
HOW WE AGE
MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT AGING
Physical Changes with Aging
Care Tips, Help with Memory
Care Tips, Help with Slower Reflexes
Care Tips, Help with Sleep
Common Nervous System Diseases and Conditions
Sensory System, Hearing
Care Tips, Hearing Impairments
Sensory System, Vision
Common Vision Disease and Conditions
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Care Tips, Visual Impairments
Sensory System, Touch
Care Tips, Touch
Sensory System, Taste
Care Tips, Loss of Taste
Sensory System, Smell
Care Tips, Smell
Common Endocrine System Diseases and Conditions
Care Tips, Diabetes
Care Tips, Immune System
Care Tips, Help to Maintain the Cardiovascular System
Care Tips, Helping with Severe Cardiovascular Problems
Common Cardiovascular System Diseases and Conditions
Care Tips, Loss of Muscle and Bone Strength
Care Tips, Loss of Flexibility
Common Musculoskeletal System Disease and Conditions
Care Tips, Digestion
Common Digestive System Diseases and Conditions
Care Tips, Help for Breathing
Common Respiratory System Diseases and Conditions
Care Tips, Urinary System Health
Common Urinary System Diseases and Conditions
Care Tips, Skin
Care Tips, Hair and Nails
Age-Related Grief and Loss
Ageism and Resident Dignity
Examples of Ageism
Effects of Ageism
Ideas to Prevent Ageism and Promote Dignity
Tips for Treating Elderly Residents with Dignity
Supporting Optimum Health and Wellness
Get Moving Consider Exercise and Other Physical Activities
Pay Attention to Weight and Shape
Healthy Food for Thought, Think About What You Eat
Participate in Activities You Enjoy
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