A comprehensive preventive health care program should be a part of every older person’s medical care. Numerous age-associated physiological changes and age-prevalent illnesses can be managed within a preventive health program that includes primary, secondary, and tertiary interventions. The goal of primary intervention is to prevent illness and maintain optimal function. The goal of secondary intervention is to detect disease at early stages. The goal of tertiary intervention is to prevent the progression and complications of disease.
KeywordsInfluenza Vaccine Preventive Health Tetanus Toxoid Tertiary Intervention Caloric Requirement
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