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CHFD 3710(j) - CHFD 3710 Research shows that exercise can...

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CHFD 3710 Research shows that exercise can slow the rate of bone loss. Weight-bearing exercise— such as lifting weights—increases bone density. Exercise builds muscle, helps a person maintain the appropriate weight, and improves balance. Exercise also lubricates the joints and reduces the risk of arthritis. All of these outcomes improve bone strength, improve health, and help prevent fractures. All five senses—smell, taste, touch, hearing, and sight—change with age Changes in sight and hearing have the greatest effect on a person’s ability to function in later life Three diseases account for most visual impairment in later life: cataracts(yellowing of the lens),degeneration of the retinal structure, and glaucoma(increased pressure within the eye) Retinal degeneration remains incurable at this time. Fortunately drug therapy can treat glaucoma. Early detection of glaucoma can save some loss of function A person loses some hearing each year after age 50. Men lose hearing at twice the rate of women after age 30
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