3. Aging - lecture outline

3. Aging - lecture outline - • Support systems of ethnic...

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Lecture Outline : Aging
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Life Span vs. Life Expectancy What is life span? What is life expectancy? o Sex differences in life expectancy? Why? Biological Theories on Aging 1. Cellular Clock Theory of Aging 2. Free-radical Theory of Aging 3. Mitochondrial Theory of Aging 4. Hormone Stress Theory of Aging Social Theories on Aging 1. Disengagement Theory 2. Activity Theory mitochondria
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Ageism What is ageism? Sex differences? Impact of baby boomers aging? Importance of Social Support Outcomes of social support? Successful Aging Characteristics of successful aging? Ethnicity and Aging Experiences of ethnic minority older adults
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Unformatted text preview: • Support systems of ethnic minority older adults. Grieving the Loss of a Loved One • What is grief? • Different dimensions of grief. • Grieving process. o Prolonged grief Children Dealing with Death • Children understanding of death o Age 2-years and younger o Ages 3-5 years o Ages 5-11 years o Adolescence Children Dealing with Death • Death of a parent during childhood and adolescence o Factors related to adjustment to parent death • Death of a sibling • Unique experiences...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course HDFS 2113 taught by Professor Criss during the Fall '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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