One of the challenges plaguing the health of people is the effect of chronic diseases. Life expectancy of people has continued to be at stake due to the emergence of chronic diseases. The centers for public health in various countries have raised concern that there is a need for urgent intervention to address this challenge. Self-management is the key to a healthy life and healthy aging. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), lifespan management could play an important role in preventative measures of hereditary diseases, reduce mortality rates, and act as motivating factors to human beings in general. Life span is the duration of existence of an individual or the amount of time that a person or animal lives according to Cambridge dictionary and this could be improved. There are various measures that have been scientifically proven to improve lifespan management such as calorie reduction, good nutrition, regular exercise, weight reduction, and healthy relationship. In conclusion, healthcare givers, doctors, and nurses should be able to learn that treatment is not the only medical process that can heal a patient. Lifespan management is an all-round process aimed at improving the health of a patient and if possible, a total restoration.
Part of the book: Geriatrics Health