How do you teach the geriatric population about health promotion when they are skeptical about Western Medicine, pharmaceutical companies and society’s obsession with diatery restrictions?
Anthony, you have to approach it the same way you approach anything else where people are skeptical: examples. You can use examples of how other elderly people stay in shape. For example, you could talk about how 80-year-old <span style="color: rgb(84, 84, 84);">Ernestine Shepherd stays in shape via body building. Also, don't sugarcoat Western medicine -- talk about the pros and cons. </span>
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