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  1. Special Guests: • Wed Mar 29th Jane Hope Alzheimer’s Society of BC • Mon Apr 3rd Margaret Sam Nanaimo Hospice Society

  2. Ch. 10 Health and Longevity

  3. What does it mean to be healthy? • Health psychology • Illness/wellness ladder • Age and health • www.realage.com • Health and functional status • Activities of daily living • Instrumental activities of daily living • Compression of morbidity hypothesis (Fries, 1980)

  4. Leading Causes of Death • see handout • www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/lcd/pcd97/pdf/hos_mrt_e.pdf

  5. What are the Leading Health Indicators? • Physical activity • Overweight and obesity • Tobacco Use • Substance Abuse • Responsible Sexual Behaviour • Mental Health • Injury and Violence

  6. What are the Leading Health Indicators? 8. Environmental Quality 9. Immunization 10. Access to Health Care

  7. Prevention • Primary Prevention • Secondary Prevention • Tertiary Prevention