Importance of gerontology
Understanding different experiences.
pyramid. It shows the
You can do something systematically without doing it scientifically.
Is a discipline that scientifically (sy
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Test on chapters 1-5.
Health and Healthcare
Healthy immigrant effect true for younger people but not older. the cultural gaps
exist and are a problem. Some individuals are older and have no idea that some are
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Psychology of Aging
Latency is in the middle, but should be at later slide.
Brain changes with age, makes learning new things difficult.
Memory and intelligence decline with age. But different parts of the memory decline at
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Overview of Learning Objectives.
Aging in the world today is happening everywhere,W
Why Canadian society has aged and the population structure of Canada today-less
deaths as there as less wars and things like that,
The impact of popul
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History graded events
Generation used to describe people who are aware of common historical and cultural
experiences but at different ages. i.e a depression or recession.
People go through age grades-marriage and kids.
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Ethnicity Overview of Learning objectives
The country of origin, birth country of seniors parents or grandparents, citizenship,
religion for some (This is loose, somewhat hard), senior can choose his or her ethnic
group identity, ambigu
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Test next week.
Sociology of Aging
HIV and aids may show up more among adults. The vast majority will have contracted
it earlier in life.
The chart shoes the number of aids patients amongst older Canadians. It is going
Tom Murphy Notes
(Population age 0-14) + (Population aged 65+) / Population aged15-64
There is a discrepancy between ages in youth in the powerpoint slides. Stopping at 14
is also somewhat stupid considering people do not go out to work at the age of 15
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Monday, February 1st test for aging. Circle answer on test, then write on the scantron.
Functionalist-manifest, latent, dysfunctions
Interactionist-Definition of situation, symbols, labelling or use o
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March 14th is the test it is a one hour test.
Next Thursday go over test #1.
Final exam will have questions from test #1
Test is chapters 6-10
Family life: A scene of Stability and Change
Men often remarry before women.
Life course per