Table of contents for Health promotion and aging : practical applications for health professionals / David Haber.

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table of contents
Contents
List of Figures
List of Tables
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1 ¿ Introduction
Healthy People Initiatives
Sociodemographic Trends
Population Growth Over Age 65
The Baby Boomers
The Older Old
Chronic Conditions and Disability
Centenarians
Life Expectancy
Hospital Stays and Physician Visits
Medications
Health Habits
Perceptions of Health
Volunteering and Work
Educational Status
Political Power
Internet Access
Poverty
Racial and Ethnic Composition
Definitions of Healthy Aging
The Federal Government
Extraordinary Accomplishment
Prevention
Wellness
Anti-Old and Anti-Aging
Compression of Morbidity
Health Perspectives and Aging
Health Expectancy versus Life Expectancy
Physical Versus Emotional Aspects of Aging
Health Care
Medicare
Medicaid
Societal Health Care Costs
Health Care versus Medical Care
A Health Promotion and Aging Model
The Aging Component
The Health Component:
Communication and Collaboration
Health Education
Health Behavior Change
Community Health
Diversity
Advocacy
Questions for Discussion
Chapter 2 ¿ Health Professionals and Older Clients
Collaboration
Willingness to Collaborate
Client Empowerment Versus the Passive Patient
How to Collaborate
Should Medical Encounters include Health Promotion?
Changing Medical Encounters into Health Encounters
An Office System for Implementing a Health Promotion Practice
Health Education Materials
Put Prevention Into Practice
Referrals to Community Health Education Programs
Personality Characteristics of a Health Professional ¿Collaborator¿
Communication
Communication Skills
Interpersonal Effectiveness
Informational Processing
Social and Behavioral Support
Cruising the Net
A Case Study in Web Deception: drkoop.com
Web Sites
Government
Wellness
Professional Organizations
Specific Health Content Areas
Older Consumers
Electronic Newsletters
Miscellaneous Communications
Selected Communication Issues
Cross-Cultural Communication
End-of-Life Communication
Communicating to Client Companions
Communication Barriers Between Health Professionals and Older Clients
Jargon
Four Common Reasons for Health Professionals Not Communicating About Health with Older Clients
Questions for Discussion
Chapter 3 ¿ Clinical Preventive Services
Medical Screenings and Prophylaxis: Considerable Controversy
Guide to Clinical Preventive Services
Accuracy, Reliability, and Effectiveness of Screening Tests
Breast Cancer
The 2001¿2002 Mammogram Controversy
Menopause
Women¿s Health Initiative 2006 Update: Controversy Continues
Blood Pressure
Osteoporosis
Cholesterol
Statins
Cervical Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Hearing and Vision
Oral Health
Diabetes
Depression
Other Medical (and Dog) Screenings
Immunizations
Aspirin Prophylaxis
The Polypill
Medicare Prevention
A Final Word
Questions for Discussion
Chapter 4 ¿ Health Behavior
Health Behavior Assessments and Interventions
Health Risk Appraisals
A Reflective Health Assessment
Stages of Change
Health Contracts
PRECEDE
Ten Tips for Changing Health Behaviors
Health Behavior Theories
Behavioral and Cognitive Management
Healthy Pleasures
Social Cognitive Theory
Self-Efficacy
Health Locus of Control
Health Belief Model
Other Theories
A Final Note
Questions for Discussion
Chapter 5 ¿ Exercise
1996 Surgeon General¿s Report on Physical Activity and Health
The Most Popular Activity of All: Walking
Exercise for Disease Prevention and Functional Improvement
Cardiovascular Disease
Cancer
Diabetes
Depression
Cognition
Bone Density
Fall Prevention
Arthritis
Sleep
Other Conditions
Caution
The Four Components of My Exercise Class
The Aerobics Component
The Muscular Strength or Endurance Component
The Flexibility and Balance Component
The Health Education Component
Other Exercises
Different Strokes for Different Folks
The Activity Pyramid
Arthritis: A Barrier to Exercise and Activity
Other Barriers and Cautions
Selected Topics
How to Respond to an Excuse
Benefits
Health Club, Home, or Religious Setting
Personal Trainer
The Role of the Health Professional
Questions for Discussion
Chapter 6¿Nutrition
The Food Guide Pyramid
Modified Food Guide Pyramid for Adults Aged 70 and Over
MyPyramid
The Personalized Nutrition Bull¿s-Eye
Good Nutritional Habits
Basic Nutrients
Fats
Not All Fats Are Created Equal
Calculating Fat Content
Cholesterol
National Cholesterol Education Program Guidelines: 2004
Carbohydrates and Fiber
Sugar
Protein
Water
Vitamins and Minerals
Sodium and High Blood Pressure
Calcium and Osteoporosis
Nutrition Labels
Malnutrition
Selected Topics
Organic Foods
Enriched and Fortified Foods
Chocolate
Junk Food and Fast Food
Contaminated Foods
Sugary Liquids
Coffee
Sensory Decline
Professional Involvement
Quackery
Socioeconomic and Cultural Sensitivity
Food Films
Advocacy
Newsletters
Web Sites
Questions for Discussion
Chapter 7 ¿ Weight Management
Trends in Weight Gain
Obesity and Overweight
Morbidity and Mortality
Genetics, Lifestyle, and Environment
Genetics
Lifestyle
Environment
Environmental Change for Obese Americans
Should We Gain Weight With Age?
Body Composition
Exercise
Low-Carbohydrate and High-Protein Diets
Other Weight Loss Programs
Bariatric Surgery
Caloric Input and Expenditure
Portion Control
Meat and Milk
Holiday Gain
Ten Tips for Weight Loss or Maintenance
Selected Weight Management Topics
Diet Drugs
Emotional Distress
Competitive Eating and Implications for Advocacy
Surfing for Slimness
Questions for Discussion
Chapter 8 ¿ Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Prevalence of CAM
Types of CAM
Popular CAM Techniques
Diaphragmatic Breathing
Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Visualization
Relaxation Response and Meditation
Acupuncture
Therapeutic Massage
Chiropractic
Hypnosis
Biofeedback
Magnet Therapy
Aroma Therapy
Laughter
CAM and Medical Education
Naturopathic Medical Colleges
Selected CAM Topics and Resources
CAM Insurance
Weil and Chopra
CAM Organizations
CAM Journals
Dietary Supplements
Cautions
Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act
Vitamin and Mineral Supplements
Multivitamin
Calcium and Vitamin D
Vitamin B12
Vitamin E
Vitamin C
Antioxidant Cocktail
Herbs
Ginkgo Biloba
The Other Gs
St. John¿s Wort
Saw Palmetto
Echinacea
Black Cohosh and other Herbs for Menopausal Symptoms
Hormone Supplements
Growth Hormone
Melatonin
Other Dietary Supplements
Glucosamine and Chondroitin
Nutritional drinks
ConsumerLab.com and Dietary Supplement Verification Program
Nutraceuticals or Functional Foods and Drinks
Questions for Discussion
Chapter 9 ¿ Selected Health Education Topics
Smoking
Prevalence
Associated Diseases
Quit Ratio
Age
Gender
Physician, Nurse, and Telephone Interventions
The Patch
Combining Interventions
Taxes
Secondhand Smoke and Attacking the Tobacco Industry
Smoking Bans
Bloody Mouths
Medicare Smoking Cessation Coverage
Additional Programs and Materials
Alcohol
Definition
Types
Assessment
Prevalence
Associated Diseases and Problems
Intervention and Referral
Treatment Alternatives
Positive Effects
Resources
Medication Usage
Misuse
Prevention
Advice From Pharmacists
A Physician¿s Experience
Advertising
Resources
Injury Prevention
Fall Prevention
Motor Vehicle Safety
Pedestrian Safety
Resources
Sleep
Interventions
Resources
Questions for Discussion
Chapter 10 ¿ Social Support
Definition of Social Support
Family, Friends, Church, and Others
Lay Support
Online Support
Pet Support
The Eden Alternative and Green House
Other Pet Support Options
Religious or Spiritual Support
And Now for the Rest of the Story
Aging and Spirituality Resources
Caregiving, Sexuality, and Other Types of Intimate Support
Terminally Ill
Hospice Support
Peer Support
Empowerment Theories
Age-Related Peer Support Groups
Health Professionals and Peer Support
Peer Support Organizations
Intergenerational Support
Physician Support
Questions for Discussion
Chapter 11 ¿ Mental Health
Mental Health and Mental Illness
Depression
Treatments for Depression
The Life Review Process
Alzheimer¿s Disease
Cognitive Fitness
Caregiving for Dementia
Other Mental Disorders
Insurance Coverage
Chronic Stress
Measurement
Perspectives
Psychoneuroimmunology
Stress Management
A Positive Attitude
The Placebo Effect
The Botox Alternative
Mental Health and Aging Resources
Questions for Discussion
Chapter 12 ¿ Community Health
Community Organizations
Senior Centers
Religious Institutions
The Shepherd¿s Centers of America
Other National Resources with a Focus on Religion and Aging
Worksite Wellness
Hospitals
Educational Programs
Shopping Mall-Based Programs
Computer Education
Model Health Promotion Programs
The National Council on the Aging¿s (NCOA) Center for Healthy Aging
Healthwise
Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
Project Enhance (formerly Senior Wellness Project)
Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease
Benson¿s Mind/Body Medical Institute
Strong for Life
The American Geriatrics Society/Foundation for Health in Aging
Community-Oriented Primary Care
A Model Health Program in a Chinese Community
Professional Associations
Community Volunteering
Federal Volunteeerism
AARP
Cyber Volunteering
Community Health Advocacy
Gray Panthers
Environmental Advocacy
Red Hat Society
Granny Peace Brigade
The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
Benefits CheckUp
Questions for Discussion
Chapter 13 ¿ Diversity
Age
Gender
Race and Ethnicity
Definition
Racial Disparities in Health Care
Racial and Ethnic Distribution
African American Elders
Hispanic American Elders
Asian and Pacific Islander Elders
Native American Elders
National Organizations with an Emphasis on Minority Aging
Culture
Socioeconomic Status
Rural Aging
Rural Resources
Global
Aging and the International Cinema
Questions for Discussion
Chapter 14 ¿ Public Health
Wellness General of the United States
Wellness
Junk Food Tax
Strengthen Wellness Research
The National Center on Wellness
United States Preventive Services Task Force
Increase Wellness Utilization
Healthy People 2010
HEDIS
Wellness Coverage Advisory Committee
Wellness General Reports
Wellness in Managed Care
State Mandates
Linking Medical Clinics and Community Health
An Opposing Point of View (Sort of)
And Now for the Rest of the Wellness General¿s Platform
Universal Health Care Coverage
Managed Care is not the Problem or the Answer
Medicare Part D: A Critical Analysis
Patented versus Generic Drugs
Long Term Care
Other Public Health Policy Issues
Questions for Discussion
Chapter 15 ¿ Glimpse into the Future
Retirement
Institutional Change
Government and Foundations
Education
Conclusion
Creative Career Opportunity: Reengagement Counselor
Physical Health
Creative Career Opportunity: Chronic Disease Management Coordinator
Mental Health
Creative Career Opportunity: Life Review Specialist
Supportive Housing
Elder Cohousing
Green House
Miscellaneous
Creative Care Opportunity: Supportive Housing Specialist
Conclusion
References

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Preventive health services for older people -- United States.
Health promotion -- United States.
Older people -- Health and hygiene.
Primary Prevention -- methods.
Aged.
Health Behavior.
Health Education -- methods.
Health Promotion -- methods.