9780803646056

Functional Performance in Older Adults

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  • ISBN13:

    9780803646056

  • ISBN10:

    0803646054

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-01-19
  • Publisher: F A Davis Co

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Support the very best health, well-being, and quality of life for older adults!
Here’s the ideal resource for rehabilitation professionals who are working with or preparing to work with older adults! You’ll find descriptions of the normal aging process, discussions of how health and social factors can impede your clients’ ability to participate in regular activities, and step-by-step guidance on how to develop strategies for maximizing their well-being.

Table of Contents

I. Global Health and Aging: Implications for Health and Participation
1. Growing Old in Today’s World
2. Theories of Aging: A Multidisciplinary Review for Occupational and Physical Therapists
3. Public Policy and Advocacy in North America
4. Aging Around the World
5. Meaningful Occupation in Later Life
6. Culture, Ethics, and Elder Abuse

II. Aging: Body Structures and Body Function
Section 1: Normal Age-Related Changes
7. Cognitive Function
8. Cardiopulmonary and Cardiovascular Function
9. Sensory Function and Function Related to the Skin
10. Neuromuscular and Movement Function: Muscle, Bone and Joints
11. Neuromuscular and Movement Function: Coordination, Balance and Gait
Section 2: Age-Related Health Conditions, Impairments, and Limitations
12. Cognitive and Emotional Function: Health Conditions
13. Cardiopulmonary and Cardiovascular Function: Health Conditions
14. Sensory Function, Function Related to the Skin, and Pain: Health Conditions
15. Neuromuscular and Movement Function: Health Conditions
16. Neuromuscular and Movement Function: Falls
17. Considerations for Medical Care of Older Adults

III. Active Aging: Supporting Client Activities and Participation
18. Self-Care
19. Leisure
20. Work and Retirement
21. Environment, Products, and Technology
22. Driving
23. Community Mobility
24. Interactions, Relationships, and Sexuality
25. Learning in Later Life
26. Spirituality

IV. Service Delivery for the Aging Client
27. Evaluation of Functional Performance
28. Health and Wellness Services
29. Community-based Services
30. Primary Care
31. Home Health Care
32. Rehabilitation
33. Long-term Care
34. End of Life
35. The Future of Aging

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