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Health promotion and aging : practical applications for health professionals /
David Haber.
edition
3rd ed.
imprint
New York : Springer Pub., c2003.
description
xxiii, 483 p. : ill., port. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0826184626
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imprint
New York : Springer Pub., c2003.
isbn
0826184626
contents note
1 Introduction -- 2 Health professionals and older clients -- 3 Clinical preventive services -- 4 Health behavior -- 5 Exercise -- 6 Nutrition -- 7 Weight management -- 8 Complementary and alternative medicine -- 9 Other health education topics -- 10 Social support -- 11 Mental health -- 12 Community health -- 13 Diversity -- 14 Public health -- References -- Index.
catalogue key
5064625
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-457) and index.
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Table of Contents
List of Figuresp. ix
List of Tablesp. xi
Forewordp. xiii
Prefacep. xix
Acknowledgmentsp. xxiii
Introductionp. 1
Healthy People Initiativesp. 1
Sociodemographic Trendsp. 4
Definitions of Healthy Agingp. 13
Health Perspectives and Agingp. 19
Health Care Costsp. 21
A Health Promotion and Aging Modelp. 24
Health Professionals and Older Clientsp. 30
Collaborationp. 30
Communicationp. 39
Cruising the Netp. 42
Miscellaneous Communication Issuesp. 47
Clinical Preventive Servicesp. 53
Medical Screenings and Prophylaxis: Considerable Controversyp. 53
Breast Cancerp. 57
Menopausep. 61
Blood Pressurep. 64
Osteoporosisp. 65
Cholesterolp. 68
Cervical Cancerp. 71
Colorectal Cancerp. 72
Prostate Cancerp. 73
Hearing and Visionp. 74
Oral Healthp. 76
Diabetesp. 77
Depressionp. 77
Other Medical Screeningsp. 78
Immunizationsp. 78
Medicare Preventionp. 80
Health Behaviorp. 84
Health Behavior Assessments and Interventionsp. 85
Ten Tips for Changing Health Behaviorsp. 97
Health Behavior Theoriesp. 103
Exercisep. 115
1996 Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity and Healthp. 115
The Most Popular Activity of All: Walkingp. 117
Exercise for Disease Prevention and Functional Improvementp. 119
The Four Components of My Exercise Classp. 125
Other Exercisesp. 141
The Activity Pyramidp. 143
Arthritis: A Barrier to Exercise and Activityp. 144
Miscellaneousp. 148
Nutritionp. 154
The Food Guide Pyramidp. 155
The Personalized Nutrition Bull's-Eyep. 159
Good Nutritional Habitsp. 160
Fatsp. 162
Cholesterolp. 167
Carbohydrates and Fiberp. 169
Sugarp. 171
Proteinp. 171
Waterp. 172
Vitamins and Mineralsp. 173
Sodium and High Blood Pressurep. 174
Calcium and Osteoporosisp. 178
Nutrition Labelsp. 179
Malnutritionp. 180
Miscellaneousp. 184
Weight Managementp. 193
Trends in Weight Gainp. 193
Obesity and Overweightp. 195
Genetics, Lifestyle, and Environmentp. 196
Should We Gain Weight With Age?p. 199
Body Compositionp. 200
Exercisep. 201
High-Protein and Low-Carbohydrate Dietsp. 203
Other Weight Loss Programsp. 206
Caloric Input and Expenditurep. 208
Ten Tips for Weight Loss or Maintenancep. 212
Other Weight Management Topicsp. 213
Complementary and Alternative Medicinep. 220
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicinep. 220
Prevalence of CAMp. 221
Types of CAMp. 222
Popular CAM Techniquesp. 223
CAM and Medical Educationp. 231
Miscellaneousp. 232
Dietary Supplementsp. 234
Vitamin and Mineral Supplementsp. 237
Herbsp. 244
Hormone Supplementsp. 248
Other Dietary Supplementsp. 249
Consumer Lab.com and Dietary Supplement Verification Programp. 251
Nutraceuticals or Functional Foods and Drinksp. 252
Other Health Education Topicsp. 255
Smokingp. 255
Alcoholp. 265
Medication Usagep. 272
Injury Preventionp. 278
Sleepp. 284
Social Supportp. 288
Definition of Social Supportp. 288
Family, Friends, Church, and Othersp. 289
Lay Supportp. 291
Online Supportp. 292
Pet Supportp. 292
Religious or Spiritual Supportp. 296
Caregiving, Sexuality, and Other Types of Intimate Supportp. 300
Terminally Illp. 302
Peer Supportp. 305
Intergenerational Supportp. 311
Physician Supportp. 312
Mental Healthp. 315
Mental Health and Mental Illnessp. 315
Depressionp. 316
Alzheimer's Diseasep. 320
Other Mental Disordersp. 323
Insurance Coveragep. 324
Chronic Stressp. 325
Stress Managementp. 329
Mental Health and Aging Resourcesp. 334
Community Healthp. 337
Community Organizationsp. 337
Model Health Promotion Programsp. 346
Professional Associationsp. 353
Community Volunteeringp. 355
Community Health Advocacyp. 359
Diversityp. 363
Agep. 363
Genderp. 365
Race and Ethnicityp. 367
Culturep. 374
Socioeconomic Statusp. 377
Ruralp. 378
Globalp. 380
Public Healthp. 383
Wellness General of the United Statesp. 384
An Opposing Point of View (Sort of)p. 396
And Now for the Rest of the Wellness General's Platformp. 397
Referencesp. 407
Indexp. 459
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