Aging Process II

1hour 0.1CEUs


Covers changes that occur in aging in the heart and circulation, the lungs and breathing, digestion and the genito-urinary systems.

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Aging Process II

Introduction to Aging,
Part  2 of a 2 part series
  • The Heart and Circulation
  • The Lungs and Breathing
  • Digestion
  • Genitourinary Systems



A Brief Review of Aging from Part I

Many of the age related changes of the body take place slowly over a long period of time.  What we eventually notice may be the result of a long process rather than a sudden change.

Often, because it is so gradual, we develop habits to compensate for these changes.  The change then may seem “sudden” because the tricks we have used no longer work.

In our continuing look at some of the major changesaging brings, let’s look at the HEART  and CIRCULATION ...

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this presentation, the student should be able to:

  • describe age-related changes in the heart and circulation, lungs and breathing, digestion and genitourinary systems
  • identify examples of how an older adult could experience age related changes in their heart and circulation, lungs and breathing, digestion and genitourinary
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