November 13, 2014
Service Learning Diary
Fullerton Gardens contains a group of activities leaders to promote cognitive and sensory
stimulation and reminiscence. I assist with the exercises and afternoon sports, read them
- Known as the father of gerontology (founded in 1903)
- Professor at Pasteur Institute of Paris
- Theory: toxic bacteria in the gut which causes lactic acid to prolong life (he drank spoiled
milk cus he thought it prolonged life)
Service Learning Reflection
California State University, Fullerton
December 12th, 2014
Aileen Gaddi (Life Enrichment Director)
1510 E. Commonwealth Ave. Fullerton, CA 92831
1) To understand how the modern generation is connected through technology and to
understand how we are dependent on social media.
2) To understand how crucial the high employment rates are affecting the
Families and Aging
What is FAMILY?
Click link above on the word FAMILY
How Important is Your Family?
My family has always been an essential part
of my life, but the older you get, the more
you feel.how much you need each other.
As long as you are together
Beliefs about characteristics, attributes, and
behaviors of members of certain group which
are usually not based on correct information
*Older people are stereotyped
Teenagers are stereotyped
Pervasive negative attitudes about growing old
Study Guide Final Exam
The Aging Body
Abuse, misuse and disuse (age changes occur from)
-Abuse: ex: skin wrinkling & age spots from sun exposure, pain in joints from extreme sports
-Misuse: hearing loss from working or being in loud places (ex: hairdress
The Basics of Gerontology
Note Card Activity
Write your NAME on the card
Write down how LONG you
expect to live
At the end of class, we shall
GUESS how close you are!
1)Write down ONE thing that
excites you about aging.
How old are you?
2)Write down ON
INT. CLASSROOM DAY
PROFESSOR BLAIR enters
the room, looking around
to see that its empty.
BLAIR: Hello? Is anyone here?
INT. BATHROOM DAY
Blair sticks his head into
the mens bathroom.
Feet shift from under a