Health Behavior Chosen:
Maintaining mental health among older adults.
For Module 1, conduct a literature search utilizing peer-reviewed journal articles, books, professional organization articles, government Web sites, etc. Write a 3-page background paper on the health behavior you selected.
Please read the instructions below carefully to be sure you meet the expectations in order to be eligible to earn full credit.
The following items will be assessed in particular:
Choose a health behavior and a target population to focus on. Identify and describe the health behavior of interest and the focus target population.
Based on your literature search, assess and provide background information on the behavior/topic. Include statistics to explain the scope of the problem.
Provide an explanation as to why it is important to address the health behavior you have chosen.
What benefits or consequences do the behaviors have on individuals’ health?