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Boost lifestyle activity to support clients in aging well by John C. Griffin, MSc

The demographics of our aging society dictate that quality of life will continue to be an important health promotion objective for all concerned with older-adult health and its broader societal impact. The World Health Organization (WHO) has identified a number of components of people’s perceptions of their quality of life, including health, physical function, social relations, occupation, standard of living, and sexual functioning. When used with a large number of Brazilian adults ages 60 and over, the WHO Quality of Life Instrument–Older Adults Module indicated that increases in levels of physical activity can contribute to improvements in quality of life.

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