CHFD 3711 - Activity limitations costs 70% of 1 trillion...

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CHFD 3710 Smell Some loss with age May lose interest in food Sight Changes begin as early as age 30 By 55,most need glasses for reading Physical change Dry eyes Reduced visual field May lose color sensitivity Hearing Some loss each year with someone with a hearing problem Stand or sit in front of person Let person see you Don’t cover mouth or chew Rephrase Use public address system at big events Include person in discussions about him/her Chronic Disease The epidemiological transition Lower rates of active illness
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70% of all death in USA[increased rate of chronic illness]
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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.

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