FAD3343 Lecture Notes Chapter 1
FAD3343 Lecture Notes Chapter 1 FAD3343
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Irene Mansour on Saturday February 6, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to FAD3343 at 1 MDSS-SGSLM-Langley AFB Advanced Education in General Dentistry 12 Months taught by Dr. jeter in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 137 views. For similar materials see CONTEXTS OF ADULT DEVELOPMENT in Child and Family Studies at 1 MDSS-SGSLM-Langley AFB Advanced Education in General Dentistry 12 Months.
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FAD3343-SECTION 1 W/ DR. JETER—NOTES: Part 1 Adulthood vs. Aging Responsibilities Dependent (assisted living) Self-dependency Physical changes Physical growth Psychological changes Maturity (dementia) Self-discipline Health risks Self-esteem/self-concept Adapting Finances Standards (e.g. double Being responsible for others standard for beauty) 1900’s: Adulthood = 16-17 year-olds 50 year-olds Present: Adulthood = 18-78 year-olds 103 year-olds Work from age 23-75 (42 years of work), but you’re living until 100; therefore, you need $$ for 35 more years after retirement. Chapter 1: AGING IN AMERICA - The Aging Population o The population of older adults is rapidly growing o A child born in 2011 could expect to live to be 78.7 years old, which is 30 years longer than a child born in 1900. - Aging in Context o Individuals and groups of people experience adulthood and aging differently based on: Race/Ethnicity Gender Religion Relationships Education Physical/Mental/Emotional Health Occupation Number of children - Experiences of Aging Population o The aging population experiences some of the same issues that the younger population experiences Mental health disorders Divorce, marital discard Poverty, financial hardships o However, they’re likely to experience some issues more so than the younger population: Retirement Widowhood Chronic health problems Death of family, friends, peers - Young Adulthood o Ages 20-40 Emerging adulthood is a subset of time in the early 20’s o Characterized by a time for personal growth and development with career identity and intimate relationship formation. Find a job/career Find a partner with whom to share life o Physical health Leading cause of death = accidents Generally healthy, but may have poor health habits, including: drinking, smoking, poor diet, lack of exercise, lack of sleep - Middle Adulthood o Ages 40-65 o Characterized as a time of review & reflection of the life, as individuals approach the midpoint of their lives Being “generative” to leave a legacy Shift focus from career to relationships Gender crossover Men focus more on relationships Women become more independent o Physical health Generally healthy, but beginning to see physical signs of aging as well as preliminary stages/symptoms of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, hypertension Cancer is the leading cause of death - Later Adulthood o Ages 65+ o Characterized as time to accept one’s mortality and come to terms w/ how one has lived his/her life Young-Old: 65-74 years old Old-Old: 75-84 years old Oldest-Old: 85+ o Most older adults report that they are in “good health,” despite struggling with chronic health issues, such as hypertension, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis Primary Aging = things you can’t control, e.g. hair, skin, etc. Secondary Aging = can control, e.g. diet, lifestyle
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