Respond to the following discussion questions:
1. Explore the concept of midlife crisis and discuss what the term means and suggest some ways a person may be supported (either individually, as part of a group or at a population level) to manage it effectively.
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2012) reported that half (50%) of people aged under 65 with a severe or profound disability had mental health conditions, compared with 8% for those without a disability. Discuss what this data means to you and how you might support people with a disability during the middle years to prevent additional mental and physical health problems.
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Define the terms co-morbidity and multi-morbidity highlighting the differences between the terms.
Discuss how multi-morbidities impact the ageing populations of Australia and describe two or three evidence based prevention strategies to minimise their impact.
Discuss the issue of the double burden of disease impacting later years of life in low income countries.