Health Promotion for the Elderly: Issues and Program Planning


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Abstract

Orthopaedic nurses have opportunities to educate the elderly regarding health-promoting lifestyle changes. Although there are many such changes to consider, the focus here is on exercise, injury prevention, smoking and alcohol cessation, immunization, and health screening. Since the elderly present a challenge to traditional education methods, specific strategies are suggested for elder health education.

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