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Unformatted text preview: 6-20-07people under 50 were pessimistic compared with reports of actual experienceExpect more reliance on social security29%of 18 to 34 year olds expect to become dependant on their children; 8% over 80 said hat acuatlly happened.Half of people under 50 expect a serious illness with aging; 30% over 80 said that60% of retirees said retirement was a continuation of life beforewarning signs of Alzheimersand other forms of dementia1.recent memory loss(asking same questions or telling same story repeatedly; forgetting names of close relatives, friends.2.Problems with language (using wrong word, unable to remember words for common objects3.Disorientation to time and place (incorrect directions to familiar places; lost in own home; mistaking hours passing for days.4.Problems with abstract thinking unable to calculate or balance check book; confusing $20 with $1)5.Inappropriate misplacement of objects(iron in the microwave, hat in the freezer, fresh meat in the cupboard)6.6....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HEV 100 taught by Professor Payne during the Summer '07 term at Central Mich..
- Summer '07