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2020-2021 Course Catalog 
    
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ASM 165 - Healthy Aging

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
This course will examine the research of healthy aging and the results of improving the quality of life in advancing years.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval
Competencies
  1. Identify nutritional needs as an individual ages
    1. Describe the results of poor diets physically and mentally
  2. Examine the types of physical exercise recommended for the elderly
    1. Review how to improve balance and decrease falls in the elderly
    2. Discuss the outcomes from physical exercise routine
  3. Describe the environmental issues that impact healthy aging
    1. Discuss retirement as it relates to socialization
    2. Review recommended regular screenings and life style changes to improve the quality of life
    3. Examine the varies environmental changes to maintain independence



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