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WHO LIVES LONGER? by Patricia Skalka, McCalls

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Transcript of WHO LIVES LONGER? by Patricia Skalka, McCalls

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FIXED FACTORS
GENDER
RACE
HEREDITY
CHANGEABLE FACTORS
PHYSICAL LYFE
FACTORS
Health measures
Physiological factors
Social integration
Autonomy
Stress and Job Satisfaction
Environment
Socioeconomic Status
SOCIAL INTEGRATION
People who are

PART OF A FAMILY NETWORK
ARE MARRIED
PARTICIPATE IN STRUCTURED

GROUP ACTIVITY...

live longer.
AUTONOMY
"Autonomy is a key factor in successful aging," says Tony Antonucci, associate research scientist at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan.
STESS AND JOB SATISFACTION
According to some researchers, a satisfying job adds years to a man's life, while
volunteer work increase women's longevity.

One study found that
CLERICAL WORKERS
suffered twice as many heart attacks as
HOMEMAKERS.
There is increasing evidence that length of life is also influenced by a number of elements that are within your ability to control.
by Patricia Skalka,McCalls
WHO LIVES LONGER?
ENVIRONMENT
"WHERE YOU LIVE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN HOW LONG YOU LIVE".

A locale can have environmental characteristics, such as a high crime rate a level of stress that make it unhealthy.
FIRST WE MUST ASK OURSELVES...


HOW LONG DO YOU THINK
THE AVERAGE PERSON LIVES.

THE LONGEVITY OF A PERSON IS DIVIDED IN

TWO CATEGORIES:
SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS
People with high incomes, more education and high-status occupations tend to live longer.


Better living and job conditions.
Nutrition and access to health care.


...THOSE WITH
LESS THAN 8TH- GADE EDUCATION
ARE MUCH
MORE LIKELY TO DIE
THAN THOSE WHO HAVE
COMPLETED AT LEAST ONE YEAR OF COLLEGE.
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
Expanding your circle of acquaintances and activities

WILL HAVE A BENEFICIAL EFFECT!
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