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LLI7992

Course
LLI7992
Course Title
Exercises and Nutrition for Older Adults

Description

Older adults benefit greatly from moderate exercise.  In this class we will provide a comfortable environment where aging adults can maintain and improve their level of fitness.  Watch how quality of life can improve with some small changes that can impact balance, flexibility, extension and nutrition. A great class for the caregiver and professional interested in the learning about the needs of older adults. 

 

Objectives

To offer a course for the caregiver and professional interested in learning about the nutrition and exercise for the older adult

Content

I.)  Evaluating and assessing the levels of fitness of an older adult.

II.)  Designing an exercise plan that can be maintained -- emphasis on building strength and flexibility in the older adult.

III.)  Creative exercises for indoor and outdoor movement.

IV.) Nutrition and the older adult

Prerequisites

None

Method of Instruction

Traditional classroom

Evaluation

Class participation