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Caregivers should also provide certification stating they’re free from communicable diseases, such as tuberculosis. ) FINDING A HOME HEALTH AGENCY Finding a reputable and affordable home health agency can be a daunting task. The questions below can help families focus their search. ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Does the agency offer the specific health care services needed, such as nursing or therapy? Are staff members available to provide care at the times and for the duration needed? Can the agency satisfy any special needs, such as language or cultural preferences?
Gov/prevention called Quick Guide to Healthy Living. The site has a section for older adults that offers several guidelines for healthy living. The National Resource Center for Safe Aging offers best practices that have been identified to showcase safe aging initiatives. The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion provides a variety of health-related information to help older adults maintain their health. The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging is an umbrella organization that advocates the need for resources and support services to be available for older Americans.
Proper strength training requires resistance (from lifting the weight) and progression (gradually increasing the amount of weight lifted). Isometric exercises or using one’s own body weight (through push-ups and pull-ups) also increase strength. As possible, the older adult should perform strengthening exercises in sets of 8 to 12 repetitions for each muscle group, at least twice a week. ) Before beginning any exercise program, the older adult should consult his health care provider, who can assess his health and recommend an exercise program appropriate for him.