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²0–01– [email protected] 1 + Lecture 1: Introduction to Aging KIN 3510 Physical Activity and Aging Dr. Ayesha Saleem Jan 9, 2020 + Learning Outcomes Aging demographics – Canadian and worldwide Define ageism List the socioeconomic benefits associated with aging Understand the process of aging and related terminology ( chronological, biological, psychological age ) Differentiate between life expectancy , lifespan and healthspan and its relation to functional capacity Compare and contrast physiological and pathological aging Define successful aging and gerokinesiology
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²0–01– [email protected] ² + One of the first signs of aging… You start agreeing with the parents on Disney cartoons… + There is no ‘cure’ for aging because agin g is NOT a disease “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Benjamin Franklin There is a maximum lifespan for human beings – 125 years
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²0–01– [email protected] - x2016004-eng.cfm +19.4 % Baby boomers will reach 85 starting in 2031 That is 4X the rate for the overall Canadian population (5%) - x2016004-eng.cfm 4
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²0–01– [email protected] @ + Questions What are some implications of an aging population? More accessible for older population to accommodate More jobs in health care available Does society need to do anything about the aging population? If so, what? If not, why not? + Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (2011) Fact : proportion of Canadians age 65+ is increasing. Fact : older adults need more medical services than younger people: Hospitals stays, physician visits, drugs ~$11,000 for older person vs. $2,000/younger person/year (>65 vs. <65 y.o.) Age 80+ costs even greater ($18,000/year)
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