Health and Wellness
Graduate level writing
400 or more words
2 -4 Quality original peer reviewed sources and references
Please identify a lay article from a magazine or website that directly or indirectly relates to your capstone project. Please include a link to the article, or attach the article) in your post. Then, describe which aspects of the lay article are accurate or supported by reputable research and which aspects or statements are not supported by research. Finally, please share your general thoughts about the quality of the article and whether it is doing harm or good in our field.
Creative project topic:
Design a program to assess and improve physical fitness and nutrition for residents in an assisted living facility. Assume all are able to walk (with or without assistive devices). This should include a step-by-step plan that could be given to the director of the facility for implementation with the goal of improving balance, strength and endurance in residents and helping them to remain independent and capable of self-care and activities of daily living. Students should identify a facility in their area and use as much of their data (i.e. number of residents, mean age, facilities, budget, etc.) as possible. The physical fitness and nutrition plans should be written in detail for each day for a minimum of one week. Taking into account diseases, mental health and sleep issues, malnutrition, and any other issues that may arise for the elderly is that living condonation.