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By Elizabeth Best-Martini

Workout for Frail Elders, moment version, emphasizes stability and lines over a hundred and fifty images illustrating the layout and implementation of a secure and potent workout software to enhance variety of movement, energy, and cardio patience for frail elders and older adults with specified needs.

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Overstimulation Balance active and passive behaviors in the exercise class. The participant needs frequent breaks to stay relaxed. Frustration, with potential for aggression and catastrophic reactions Because frustration is a common emotional response after head injury, do not overchallenge participants. They need to feel successful in performing simple steps. From E. A. Jones-DiGenova, 2014, Exercise for frail elders, 2nd ed. (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics). 31 32 • Exercise for Frail Elders REVIEW QUESTIONS 1.

Acceleration or abbreviation of walking movements (festination) When festination occurs, have the participant stop, breathe, and reposture before beginning to walk again. Remind the participant to allow a good space between the feet for balance before walking. Uncontrolled movements (dyskinesia) and shaking movement of limbs (ataxia) Physical activity can help reduce dyskinesia and ataxia. While seated, have the participant follow your movements: Stretch the arms out in front of the chest, clench the fists, and release.

31 32 • Exercise for Frail Elders REVIEW QUESTIONS 1. Gerokinesiology is a new term that was coined to define specific curriculum necessary to standardize exercise programs for older adults and frail elders. List four of the nine areas identified as training modules in this curriculum. 2. The following are recommended for your interactions with people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias: a. Focus on their strengths rather than their limitations, to enhance their self-esteem. b. Look beyond the behaviors and limitations and more at the person.

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