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Flashcards in Successful Aging Deck (14):
1

What is the new paradigm of thinking for geriatrics?

Shift from prolonging life to living well

2

True or false: old people can still learn, build muscle, and increase balance

True

3

What are the four things healthy seniors recommend?

1. Engage with life
2. Maintain relationships
3. Stay connected
4. Help make senior health a priority

4

How should seniors make good health a priority? (5)

Eat right
Weight
Regular medical care
Listen to body
Don't smoke

5

How does gratitude find meaning?

Makes sense of past
Brings peace for today
Vision for tomorrow

6

What are the things you should practice?

Gratitude
Forgiveness
Compassion

7

What are the screenings that improve QOL?

Vision
Hearing
Depression

8

Why is failure good?

Helps you grow

9

True or false: every experience has value

True

10

Which group of people are most successful at suicide?

Elderly white men

11

How should forgiveness be viewed?

Your gift to others that may be given to those who not deserve it

12

True or false: BP is lowered with forgiveness

True

13

True or false: Immunity is boosted with forgiveness

True

14

True or false: we are ahead on mammograms

True