Health Promotion and Aging: Practical Applications for Health Professionals

ISBN-10: 0826199178
ISBN-13: 9780826199171
Edition: 2013
Authors: David Haber
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Description: Substantially revised and updated, the sixth edition of this classic book continues to define healthy ageing by illustrating how to prevent disease and make large-scale improvements towards health and wellness.

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Book details

List price: $90.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Springer Pub Co
Binding: Paperback
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.310
Language: English

Substantially revised and updated, the sixth edition of this classic book continues to define healthy ageing by illustrating how to prevent disease and make large-scale improvements towards health and wellness.

Figures
Tables
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Healthy People Initiatives
Sociodemographic Trends
Definitions of Healthy Aging
Health Perspectives and Aging
Legislation
Quality Care, Health Care, Medical Care
Clinical Preventive Services
Medical Screenings and Prophylaxis: Considerable Controversy
Breast Cancer
Menopause and the HRT Controversy
Blood Pressure
Osteoporosis
Cholesterol
Cervical Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Skin Cancer
Hearing and Vision
Oral Health
Diabetes
Depression
Hepatitis C
Are Screenings Going to the Dogs (and Cats)?
Immunization
Aspirin Prophylaxis
The Polypill
Medicare Prevention
A Final Word
Health Educators: Collaboration, Communication, and Health Behavior Change
Collaboration
Communication
Cruising the Internet
Communication Barriers Between Health Professionals and Older Clients
Health Behavior Change
Health Behavior Assessments and Interventions
Ten Tips for Changing Health Behaviors
Health Behavior Theories
Theories Versus Concepts
Exercise
Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity and Health
The Most Popular Activity: Walking
The Most Popular Inactivity: Sitting
Exercise for Disease Prevention and Functional Improvement
Exercise for Weight Management
The Four Components of My Exercise Class
Other Exercises
The Activity Pyramid
Arthritis: A Barrier to Exercise and Activity
Selected Topics
Nutrition and Weight Management
The Food Guide Pyramid and Variations
Good Nutritional Habits
Fat
Cholesterol
Carbohydrates and Fiber
Sugar
Protein
Water
Vitamins and Minerals
Sodium and High Blood Pressure
Calcium and Osteoporosis
Nutrition Labels
Malnutrition
Selected Nutrition Topics
I Wish I Had Known
Trends in Weight Gain
Overweight and Obesity
Genetics, Lifestyle, and Environment
Should We Gain Weight With Age?
Body Composition
Diets
Bariatric Surgery
Medicare Coverage for Weight Loss Counseling
Ten Tips for Weight Loss or Maintenance
Selected Weight-Management Topics
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Prevalence of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Types of CAM
Popular CAM Techniques
CAM and Medical Education
Naturopathic Medical Colleges
Selected CAM Topics and Resources
Dietary Supplements
Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
Herbs
Hormone Supplements
Other Dietary Supplements
ConsumerLab.com and the Dietary Supplement Verification Program
Nutraceuticals, or Functional Foods and Drinks
Selected Health Education Topics
Smoking
Alcohol
Medication Usage
Injury Prevention
Sexuality and Intimacy
Sleep
Resources
Mental Health
Mental Health and Mental Illness
Depression
Alzheimer's Disease
Other Mental Disorders
Insurance Coverage
Chronic Stress
Stress Management
Mental Health and Aging Resources
Community Health
Community Organizations
Model Health Promotion Programs
Professional Associations
Community Volunteering
Community Health Advocacy
Social/Emotional Support, Long-Term Care, and End-of-Life Care
Definition of Social/Emotional Support
Family, Friends, Church, and Others
Lay Support
Online Support
Pet Support and Therapy
Religious or Spiritual Support
Peer Support Groups
Intergenerational Support
Physician and Allied Health Professional Support
Long-Term Care
Informal Caregiving
Formal Caregiving
Nursing Homes and Culture Change
Nursing Home Alternatives
Home Care Alternatives
Long-Term Care Insurance Options
End-of-Life Care
Terminally Ill
Hospice Support
Death with Dignity Act
Diversity
Age
Sex and Gender
Race and Ethnicity
Culture
Socioeconomic Status
Gay Aging
Spirituality and Religion
Rural Aging
Global Aging
Public Health Policy
Wellness General of the United States
Wellness
Junk Food Tax
Strengthen Wellness Research
NIH's National Center on Wellness
Social Security
Medicare
Affordable Care Act
Rationing
The Potential of a Government-Coordinated, Universal, Single-Payer, Managed Health Care System
Medication Issues
And, Briefly, the Rest of My Public Health Policy Concerns
Oregon as the Model State for Health Promotion
Conclusion
A Glimpse Into the Future and a Look Back
Reengagement
Institutional Change
Conclusion
Creative Career Opportunity: Reengagement Counselor
Wellness Center
Creative Career Opportunity: Wellness Center Director
Physical Health
Creative Career Opportunity: Chronic Disease Management Coordinator
Mental Health
Creative Career Opportunity: Life Review Specialist
Supportive Housing
Elder Cohousing
Green House
Virtual Villages
Niche Retirement Communities
Smart Homes and Telehealth
Creative Career Opportunity: Supportive Housing Specialist
Conclusion of a Glimpse Into the Future
And a Look Back
References
Index

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