Personal, School and Community health II

Physical and Health Education J.S.S 3 Third Term

Week 4

Personal, School and Community health II

Performance objectives:

Students should be able to:

1. Explain ageing

2. List life-enhancing measures for and against ageing

3. Explain death

4. State steps to support a dying person


A. Personal health description of ageing and death

Ageing is a biological change that follows natural progress from birth through maturity to old age, for most people, advancing age is characterized by grey or thin hair, loss of height and weight, wrinkled skin, and decreased muscular strength.

Death is the end of blood circulation, the end of oxygen transport to organs and tissues, the end of brain function, and overall organ failure.

B. Life-enhancing measures against ageing

1. Promoting healthy behaviour

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