Age and Society and Health

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Aging

Based on the online health quizzes, it seems that I am at an increased risk of stress. I know it is easy for me to become overwhelmed, and sometimes I can procrastinate which leads to a larger buildup of stress. I need to focus on managing my time in a more effective way to avoid feeling stressed out and helpless. The health calculator also indicated that I was lacking sufficient amounts of protein in my daily meals. This is due to the fact that my daily diet is high in vegetables, and on average only one of my meals contains protein. According to the questionnaires, I am at a very low risk for chronic diseases and they do not pose any threat as of now. However, I know it is crucial to maintain a healthy lifestyle in order for these results to stay the same as I age. My level of physical activity is below average, so making a slight adjustment such as going to the gym three to four times a week can increase my lifespan. Exercising will also help lower my levels of stress and take healthy dieting into greater consideration. When it comes to my home, I would consider making additions and changes to ensure the safety of aging individuals who visit. I feel that it is practical to have a guest bedroom on the first floor of the house so that it is accessible to anyone who comes to visit. The residence should also include the necessary ramps, as well as the installation of railings in the downstairs bathroom and stairwells. These physical adaption’s to my home seem realistic, and would benefit my grandmother as well as aging relatives who visit for the…...

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