Aging Adults Essays and Term Papers

  • Interview of a Successful Aging Adult

    been married. According to a recent statistic, approximately 8 percent of all individuals who reach the age of 65 have never been married. Older adults who have never been married seem to have the least difficulty coping with loneliness. It was surprising for me to read this and John mentioned...

      1747 Words | 10 Pages   Chronic (medicine), Old age

  • Concept Summaries for Adult Aging

    Personality: Life Narratives, Identity, and the Self. The concepts of stability and change in self-concept and personality are significant while evaluating adult life span development. Narrative researchers objectively approach this evaluation by relying on life narratives of participants. Life narratives are...

      926 Words | 3 Pages   Coping (psychology), Erikson's stages of psychosocial development, Jean Piaget, Stress management

  • Adult Development and Aging

    cyclic process of aging is impacted by our health and physical fitness. Each state of adulthood has its advantages and disadvantages concerning health and physical fitness. This paper covers each stage and the importance of mental and physical health and awareness. Public policy on aging is varied but...

      3310 Words | 9 Pages   Stepfamily, Old age, Geriatrics, Health care

  • Continuity Theory of Adult Aging

    would be expected. She does not drive and so relies on her nurse to drive her to the store and to church. Theory of Aging The continuity theory of aging contends that “older adults will usually maintain the same personality, values, morals, and basic patterns of behaviors as they did in the earlier...

      3349 Words | 8 Pages  

  • Osteoporosis in the Aging Adult Client

     Osteoporosis in the Aging Adult Andrew R. Miller Lehigh Carbon Community College ABSTRACT Osteoporosis is a very common disease affecting millions of Americans each year, mostly women. Osteoporosis is both preventable...

      1614 Words | 5 Pages   Denosumab, Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, Osteoporosis, Bone density

  • Sexual Issues and Aging in Adult Development

    Sexual issues and aging in adult development Lisa Johnson University of the Rockies Abstract There have always been questions and concerns about sexuality in older adults. There have been recent studies done on older men and women about how they maintain high levels of sexual interest at...

      1222 Words | 4 Pages   Sexual intercourse, Sexual dysfunction, Libido, Safe sex

  • Aging

    Aging & Disabilities 1. What are the top 2-3 issues faced by the aging population and what is being done to address the issues you identified? The first issue that the aging population must deal with is the baby boomer population, and the way that will affect everyone of that era. Will there...

      880 Words | 3 Pages   Ageism, Disability

  • Aging

    assist elderly people. This is why we follow neurology classes on aging to explain the normal and pathological losses related to that process. We are also asked to do an internship in an elderly residence to get better acquainted to aging issues. Due to our future profession, we are particularly concerned...

      741 Words | 3 Pages   Dwarfism, Ageing, Genetics

  • Easy Life, Intelligent Systems, and Life 2.0: European Research on Ict for Aging Adults

    EUROPEAN RESEARCH ON ICT FOR AGING ADULTS Carrie Beth Peterson, Neeli Rashmi Prasad Center for TeleInFrastruktur, Aalborg University Aalborg, Denmark cbp@es.aau.dk; np@es.aau.dk ABSTRACT Lack of access and accessibility have been two of the largest impediments for older adults and Information and Communication...

      7426 Words | 22 Pages   Accessibility, Social isolation, Assistive technology, Internet privacy

  • aging

    COGNITIVE AND PERCEPTUAL FACTORS IN AGING AND DRIVING PERFORMANCE* Edward J. Rinalducci, Mustapha Mouloua, and Janan Smither Department of Psychology University of Central Florida Final Technical Report No. VPL-03-01 Visual Performance Laboratory Department Of Psychology University of Central...

      6940 Words | 28 Pages   Neuropsychology, Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, Contrast (vision), Neuropsychological assessment

  • Aging

    • Blood pressure increases in the elderly, especially systolic o Stiffening of vasculature (systemic vascular resistance) o Left ventricle hypertrophy  Hypertrophy: thickening of heart walls o Widening of pulse pressure (difference between systolic and diastolic pressure. Normal = 30-40 mm Hg) ...

      313 Words | 2 Pages   Blood pressure, Pulse pressure, Hypotension, Orthostatic hypotension

  • aging

     Retirement is often thought of as something an individual does when they are older and no longer can work. Most of us don’t even think about retirement until much later in our lives because we think that we don’t need to worry...

      655 Words | 2 Pages   Old age

  • Aging

    Aging By, Yvonne Jones There are many things that come to my mind when it comes to aging. It’s always been pros and cons when dealing with the topic of aging. When we are younger we say things like I can’t wait until I get older and when I grow up I’m going to be. We dream of the life where when we...

      375 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Aging

    What is ageing? Ageing can be defined as the manifestation of biological events that occur over a span of time. Aging can also be defined as a progressive functional decline, or a gradual deterioration of physiological function with age, including a decrease in fecundity (Partridge and Mangel, 1999)...

      521 Words | 2 Pages   Ageing, Health, Old age, Mental health

  • Aging

    O3 Ageing of Rubber Accelerated Weathering and Ozone Test Results R.P. Brown, T. Butler and S.W. Hawley Europe’s leading independent plastics and rubber specialists Ageing of Rubber Accelerated Weathering and Ozone Test Results R.P. Brown, T. Butler and S.W. Hawley Rapra Technology...

      21151 Words | 161 Pages   Standard deviation, Experimental uncertainty analysis, Confidence interval, Uncertainty

  • adult

    Adult What is a definition for an adult? A fully developed person from a malignity owned, or when a person over twenty-one. I claim that an adult don’t have a specific definition, and I think that is nothing about age, appearance, and relationship. How to show you are an adult? Around five years ago...

      463 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Adults

    rape. The teen was already on probation in Washington D.C. for prior burglaries and theft. The prosecutor on the case wanted Kent's trial to happen in adult court. His reasons included Kent's criminal history and the serious nature of the current charges. Kent's lawyer, of course, wanted the case to stay...

      387 Words | 1 Pages   Prosecutor, Juvenile court, Probation, Remand (court procedure)

  • To Be an Adult

    An adult is a living organism that is of relatively mature age, typically associated with sexual maturity and the attainment of reproductive age. The term has other subordinate meanings associated with social and legal concepts. Becoming an adult means many different things in many different cultures...

      306 Words | 1 Pages   Adult

  • Adult

    Rome and Juliet’s tragedy In the play “Romeo and Juliet” by Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet cause a huge tragedy Killing themselves and others. They caused a ripple effect, telling lie after lie to keep their marriage a secret. However all of this could have been avoided if the capulets and the Montaques...

      412 Words | 2 Pages   Characters in Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet, Benvolio, Rosaline

  • adult

    Cigarette smoke contributes to this disease process in two ways. It destroys lung tissue, which results in the obstruction of air flow, and it causes inflammation and irritation of airways that can add to air flow obstruction. The most important part of treatment for smokers with emphysema is quitting...

      442 Words | 2 Pages   Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Exhalation, Lung, Spirometry