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Unformatted text preview: Activity limitations costs 70% of 1 trillion health bill(2004) Why? People are living longer More chronic disease Shift from younger to older population Nearly all major chronic disease increases in frequency, severity with old age. Non-lethal chronic disease Arthritis Hearing impairment Cataracts ADLActivities of Daily Living Physical, mental, or emotional problem that causes a person to need help with: bathing/showering, walking,dressing,and eating IADLInstrumental Activities of Daily Living IADL Limitations Shopping Using the phone...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course CHFD 3710 taught by Professor Lewis during the Spring '11 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Spring '11