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Key Terms on Understanding the Person Receiving Care

1. Body language – facial expressions, gestures, posture, and body movements that send messages to others. 2. Culture – the language, values, beliefs, habits, likes, dislikes, customs, and characteristics of a group that passed from one generation to the next. 3. Esteem – the worth, value, or opinion one has of a person. 4. Geriatrics – the branch of medicine concerned with the problems and diseases of old age and older persons. 5. Holism- a […]