Author: Christine Farr


Contemporary Health Final Paper: Project Guidelines and Grading GuideOverviewThe final project for this course is the creation of a final paper. It will be a plan of action you will take to optimize your health and improve your chances of enjoying good health as you age.The final product represents an authentic demonstration competency, because it will provide you with a solid foundation that will assist you in making healthy decisions. The project is divided into two milestones, which will be submitted at various points throughout the course to scaffold learning and ensure quality final submissions. These milestones will be submitted in Modules Four and Six. The final submission will be due in Module Seven.Main ElementsYou must include how you will address the following aspects of your health:1. Physical – This may include dietary choices, the use of supplements or medicine, exercise choices, environmental factors, weight management, theelimination of tobacco use, or preventative medicine. You may consider how you will ensure optimal health care from your provider(s). If you are notsure how to proceed, think about a health condition or disease that runs in your family. What can you do to reduce your chances of getting thiscondition? Or, how can you ensure your physical safety?2. Emotional – You can consider stress management techniques, ways to boost your level of happiness, address your spiritual needs, and improve yoursleep habits.3. Social – Is there anything you can do to improve your relationships? If alcohol or drugs interfere with them, what can you do?**Be sure to consider how these changes can be implemented, based on your personality, schedule, and experiences following diets and exercise routines.

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