1. What do you think of de Grey's analogy of death to a curable disease like malaria?
He described a similarity of malaria to aging by stating that the same outcome was acheived
through both situations, i.e death. Insinuating that aging is a comparable di
SOCI 220- gerontology
Graded Assignment: Vignette Analysis-Choose Vignette
#1 or #2. There are two options below-Vignette #1 (Mrs.
Hill and Mr. Jones) and Vignette #2 (Mr. O'Brien and Ms.
Smith.) Read the two choices and then choose on
1. Social theories of aging attempt to explain the
changes in social relationships that occur in late
2. A theory that is consistent with society's values of
work and productivity is
1. It is difficult to generalize about the older population
aging cannot be defined only chronologically.
the older population is tremendously diverse.
a person's biological age may differ from their psychological age.
all of the above.