oKnow all three types-Continuing bonds definitionoSense that one partner has when the other partner has deceased, believes that they are still there in spiritoVery comforting for grieving partner-Widowhood mortality effectoThe risk of death in surviving spouse after being widowedoHigher for men -What was the name of Christensen’s theory and what did it say?oSocioemotional selectivity theoryoTalks about how older people focus on the time they have left in lifeoOlder people experience positivity effect (focus on good aspects of things rather than the negative)oLive in the moment and reduce their social network-Who are at risk after death of a spouse (there are two back-to-back slides related to this)oMenoThe quality of attachment in the relationship: if people in a relationship who are securely attached, after one of them dies, the surviving partner is happier. Insecure attachments they stay alone-Private pensionsoAn account that you and your employer put money out of each paycheck to save for your retirement-Social securityoRetirement money that comes from the government-How does attachment security in marriage affect how one copes with death of a spouse. oSecurely attached people do a better job of coping
Chapter 14; things and terms to know:-Basic ADL problemsoProblems with every day life that peole experienceoNot being able to feed yourself or bathe-Instrumental ADL problemsoInstrumental problems: Problem specific tasks that make living independently hard(driving)-Chronic diseaseoLong lasting; lead to ADL problems-The Hispanic paradoxoMany latinos experience poverty, discrimination but live long because they have social support and good nutrition-How does obesity impact health?oDiabetes is highly associative with obesityoFat clogs arteries leading to heart attack-Relationship between gender and health, especially heart attacks oWomen are less likely to die of heart attacks because estrogen reduces the process of fat clogging the arteries. -Why do women outlive men? (know all the reasons)oThey have the extra x chromosomeoVisit doctors more oftenoMore social supportoestrogen-PresbyopiaoNot being able to see close objects very well; happens with old age-PrebycusisoHearing challenges that people experience in old age-Know the characteristic of dementia (know the whole dementia slide really well)oPeople with a dementing disease do inappropriate things in public(getting undressed in public.)oHave trouble speaking or movingoForget thingsoLack abstract thinkingcant think through their decisions-Know all the 4 alternatives to institutionalization and the characteristic of eachoDifference between continuing care retirement facility(enter with good health) and assisted living facilities(already have some health issues coming in and seek help)oKnow the 4 kinds(on the slides)Chapter 15; things and terms to know:-Practices of the Hmong regarding death.
oDon’t talk about death (says discussing dying will “unlock the gate of evil spirits.”)
- Summer '19
- Developmental Psychology, marital happiness, life events, negative life events