Behavior contributes significantly to health, well-being and longevity. An abundance of research supports numerous behavioral guidelines for health promotion in older adults, including: regular physical activity; the maintenance of appropriate weight; dietary intake of fruits, vegetables, and fiber, coupled with low consumption of saturated fats; moderate use of alcohol; and the ability to cope effectively with stress.
|Module 1||Interventions to Improve Physical Function in Older Adults|
|Module 2||Interventions to Improve Cognitive Function in Older Adults|
|Module 3||Interventions to Reduce Chronic Pain in Older Adults|
- Topic articles will be placed on the course website. The information in these articles is coordinated with online lecture materials and serves as the required text for the course.
- Discussion questions will stimulate critical thinking about issues relevant to that week’s topic.
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