Aging

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cutehanol
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Aging
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2014-04-14 17:37:54
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  1. 1.  Identify two age-related changes in older adults.

    2.  What is a possible nutrition-related consequence of each change?

    3.  What nutrition-related advice would you provide as a result?

    (think about possible 2 examples)
  2. When you think of “older adults”what do you think of?
    health, family, physiology, knowledge, living conditions, memory, resources, happiness, needs
  3. Life expectancy is affected by: (5)
    • 1. Financial resources
    • 2. Political systems
    • 3. Access to healthcare
    • 4. Access to clean water
    • 5. Consumption of healthy food
  4. Achieving longevity: centenarians

    •  In 2011, there were 5,825 centenarians in Canada (people aged 100 years or more) –  4,870 women –  955 men

    •  This represented a ______ increase since 2006
    26%
  5. Follow all (6):
    People can live longer
    • 1. Adequate sleep
    • 2. Eating breakfast
    • 3. Reasonable body weight
    • 4. Not smoking
    • 5. Limited alcohol
    • 6. Regular physical activity
  6. Taste
    •  Number of _____________ decline with age •  Salivary secretions decrease
    •  _______: dry mouth, due to decreased saliva production
    • _______: difficulty in swallowing foods
    Tastebud, Xerostomia, dysphagia

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