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Why is health so important to us?

The state of being "healthy" is important because "health" is important to life and to living. Without one's health, a person may struggle to simply do activities of daily living (ADLs), like eating, brushing teeth, bathing/showering, washing hair, shaving, etc… Full Answer

What are some good characteristics of physical health?

Physical health includes characteristics such as body size and shape, sensory acuity and responsiveness, susceptibility to disease and disorders, body functioning, physical fitness, and recuperative abilities. Newer definitions of physical health also include our ability to perform normal activities of… Full Answer

What is a patient strength?

Patients have a variety of "strengths". These strengths are not necessarily physical, especially in nursing assessments. Physical Patient strengths can be physical. These are often put in terms of what tasks a patient can or cannot do. Can a patient… Full Answer

What is Fitness?

good physical condition; being in shape or in condition Fitness includes five essential components, flexibility, cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular endurance, muscular strength, and body composition. Fitness is vitally important to health and wellness as well as to the ability to engage… Full Answer

Do long term care insurance companies pay benefits when the insured goes blind because of macular degeneration or do they deny the claim and say he can still do activities of daily living?

Any illness that may lead to vision impairment necessitates the need for long-term care. Even people suffering from glaucoma which may lead to blindness may claim benefits for ltc, technically, once you are blind, you can no longer perform all… Full Answer