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1 Health, Wellness & Quality of Life Senior Health
2 Do Now: Complete the following sentence: Words of the day: Lifestyle MultidimensionalComplete the following sentence:To me, being healthy means being able to…
3 Do Now: Complete the following sentence: Words of the day: Lifestyle MultidimensionalA way of life or style of living that reflects the attitudes or values of a person or group.Of, relating to or involving several aspectsComplete the following sentence:To me, being healthy means being able to…
4 Healthy People 2010: National Health Goals Increase the span of “healthy” life2. Eliminate health disparities3. Increase access to information and services for all peopleIt is not important to increase the length of our lives (modern technology does that for us) but to increase the span of healthy life.
5 Years of Healthy Life Total Lifespan (~ 77.6 Years) 69.5 yrs. 8.1 yrs -Life expectancy in 1900: 45-Most people are only healthy for 64 years-Another 12 years are spent with compromised health/reduced quality of life
7 What is the difference between health & wellness? Health Vs. WellnessWhat is the difference between health & wellness?
8 Health Vs. Wellness: What is the difference? State of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or injury; the overall condition of one’s body and mind.Wellness:An active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life.A positive component of healthSense of well-beingA product: Multidimensional
9 Treatment Vs. Promotion WELLNESS Health PromotionDisease Prevention-DISEASE/ILLNESS Disease Treatment
11 Health & Wellness: Multidimensional PhysicalSocialSpiritualEnvironmentalMentalEmotionalIntellectual
12 Physical HealthFor humans, physical health means a good body health, which is healthy because of regular physical activity (exercise), good nutrition, and adequate rest.Physical wellbeing:Achievable through developing all health-related components of his/her lifestyle:Fitness- reflects a person's cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, and body composition.Other contributors to physical wellbeing:-proper nutrition, bodyweight management, abstaining from drug abuse, avoiding alcohol abuse, responsible sexual behavior (sexual health), hygiene, and getting the right amount of sleep.
13 Mental HealthMental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.Mental illness is defined as “collectively all diagnosable mental disorders” or “health conditions that are characterized by alterations in thinking, mood, or behavior (or some combination thereof) associated with distress and/or impaired functioning.”
14 Social HealthEncourages contributing to our human and physical environment for the common welfare of our communityEmphasis of this facet of wellness should be placed on creating and maintaining health relationships with others by talking, sharing interests, and actively participating in social eventsSocial Wellness emphasizes the interdependence of others and encourages contributions to society
15 Emotional HealthDefined by the degree to which you feel emotionally secure and relaxed in everyday life.An emotionally healthy person has a relaxed body, an open mind and an open heartThe more emotional health you have, the more self esteem you have which means that you do not frequently react with “knee jerk” responses, anxiety or panic to events that occur
16 Environmental HealthAddresses all the physical, chemical and biological factors external to a person, and all the related factors impacting behaviorTargeted towards preventing disease and creating health- supportive environments“Environmental health and protection is the art and science of protecting against environmental factors that may adversely impact human or the ecological balances essential to long-term human health and environmental quality.” Factors include but are not limited to:Air, food, and water contaminants, radiation, toxic chemicals, disease vectors, safety hazards-Report of the Committee on the Future of Environmental Health
17 Spiritual HealthA sense of wholeness, a sense of knowingness, and a sense of something far greater and more wonderful than what I see in front of meThe BELIEF that you are here for a reasonSpiritual Wellness:A personal matter involving values and beliefs that provide a purpose in our livesSpiritualism: It is generally considered to be the search for meaning and purpose in human existenceLeading one to strive for a state of harmony with oneself and others while working to balance inner needs with the rest of the world
18 The Dimensions of: Health & Wellness +Depressed Emotional-Mental HappyUnfit Physical In-ShapeLonely Social InvolvedUnfulfilled Spiritual SatisfiedIgnorant Intellectual InformedPollution Environmental CleanlinessNegative Total Outlook Positive
19 The Integration of: Wellness Dimensions In reality, health and wellness are integrated states of being that can best be depicted as threads that are woven together to produce a larger, integrated fabric
20 If you do the process, the product follows! Achieving WellnessWellness:Product of a healthy lifestyleEX: Fitness is the product of regular exerciseWellness reflects how one feels about life as well as one’s ability to function effectivelyOptimal Wellness:If you do the process, the product follows!
21 Physical Fitness Consisting of: Multi-dimensional state of being Body’s ability to function efficiently and effectivelyNot the same as physical health and wellnessConsisting of:5 health-related fitness components6 skill related components
22 Health Related Fitness Cardiovascular enduranceMuscular enduranceMuscular strengthFlexibilityBody composition
23 Skill-Related Fitness AgilityBalanceCoordinationSpeedPowerReaction time
24 Need for Fitness Effective work Good health Face emergencies Enjoyable leisureValue of fitness:Look goodFeel goodEnjoy lifeBe healthy
26 Fitness: Multidimensional There are many aspects to fitness: Multidimensional nature of fitnessAthletes excel in a variety of waysNearly impossible to say which athlete is the most fitIndividuals all excel at different things
27 Influencing Factors Factors influencing: - Health - Wellness - Physical FitnessBLUE: Least controlLIGHT BLUE: Some controlRED: Greater controlORANGE/GREEN: Want to achieve
28 What contributes to a healthy lifestyle? Healthy LifestylesWhat contributes to a healthy lifestyle?Regular physical activityEating wellManaging stressAvoiding destructive habitsPracticing safe sexAdopting good safety habitsLearning first aidAdopting good personal health habitsSeeking and complying with medical adviceBeing an informed consumerProtecting the environment
29 Priority Lifestyles for Good Health Three priority areas:Physical activity, nutrition, stress managementReasons why these lifestyles are especially critical:They affect the lives of all peopleMany people can make improvementsSmall changes can have a major impact on individual and public healthExercising regularlyEating properlyManaging stress
30 L Healthy behaviors are most effective when practiced for a LIFETIME. The HELP Philosophy:The basis for a healthy lifestyle:H A personal philosophy that emphasizes HEALTH can lead to behaviors that promote it.E EVERYONE can benefit from healthy lifestyles regardless of age or current health status.L Healthy behaviors are most effective when practiced for a LIFETIME.P Healthy lifestyles should be based on PERSONAL needs and interests.
31 The Stairway to Lifetime Fitness: A Path to Independence Regular ExerciseAchieving FitnessPersonal Exercise PatternFitness EvaluationProblem SolverINDEPENDENCE
32 Lab: Health & Wellness Self-Assessment Lab Objective:To analyze your lifestyle behaviors so you are better able to make decisions concerning good health and wellness for the future.Please Note:The lab is personal and will not be handed in.Answer each question as honestly as possible and use the scoring information to help you assess your lifestyle.