Item Details

Maximizing Physical Potential of Older Adults [electronic resource]

produced by University of Hawaii at Manoa Center on Aging
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Stresses the importance of diet and exercise in a realistic lifestyle for older people. Indicates sleep patterns changes are a normal part of the aging process but diseases such as diabetes are not. Early detection is seen as the single most important aspect in successful treatment of diseases of aging such as of late-onslaught diabetes, osteoporosis, and cataracts. Warns that older people and their caretakers should be aware of drug interactions, and safety risks and consider the use of assistive devices. Explains why older people are more prone to accidents and stresses the need to assess hazardous risks and provide assistive devices.
Release Date
1993
Run Time
58 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
high school/college
9-12+
Series
Growing Old in a New Age
Series Statement
Growing old in a new age ; 3
ISBN
1559467843 (series)
Published
S. Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c1993.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
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    a| Diet.
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    a| Cardiovascular fitness.
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    a| Osteoporosis.
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    a| Bone densitometry.
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    a| Sleep apnea syndromes.
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