M.M. was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 15 and has ever since been on strict glucose control through insulin and observance of proper dietary practices. His doctor encourages him to remain adherent to his medication, exercise regularly, and eat healthy foods to help avoid the complications of type 2 diabetes. He is also hypertensive and takes antihypertensive medications. Due to his chronic conditions, M.S. does not smoke or take alcohol. He also uses glasses for his deteriorating vision. Recently, M.M. suffered a mild myocardial infarction that resolved without complication. His wife helps him ensures strict adherence to medication and healthy lifestyle practices. M.M. also receive immense support from his friends around is neighborhood and from church due to his significant contribution to society. Despite having chronic health conditions, M.M. and well surrounded by his family and friends improving the quality of his life.
Home Assessment: Compiled for M.S
Resident & Home Summary
M.M. is a strong and relatively healthy 66-year-old African-American man who retired from banking five years ago. He now lives with his wife, who is 62 years old in a two-story house. He has two pet dogs. The two have been married for 31 years. M.M. has three daughters and who are all married and with children. He has two brothers who both live in Georgia. His parents are deceased. M.M. works out at the local thrice a week and does short morning runs on the other four days. While at home, he enjoys listening to music and plays the guitar and the piano. Periodically, M.S. spends time with his peers playing board games. He sings in the church choir and offers music classes to the youth both at church and in his neighborhood. M.M. has a garden on which he grows vegetables and likes spending time on it with his wife, especially during the weekends. He has known his best friend since high school where they used to sing in the same music band.