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Ch 19: Physical Development in Late Adulthood: Homework Help

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The Physical Development in Late Adulthood chapter of this Life Span Developmental Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their physical development in late adulthood homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your physical development in late adulthood homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample questions and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your physical development in late adulthood homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Life expectancy and life span
  • Sensory and motor changes
  • Sleep patterns and physical appearance
  • Fitness, health and sexuality
  • Alzheimer's and dementia
  • Health care treatments and costs
  • Programmed and damage theories of aging and death

7 Lessons in Chapter 19: Physical Development in Late Adulthood: Homework Help
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Life Expectancy and Life Span: Definition & Factors

1. Life Expectancy and Life Span: Definition & Factors

Life expectancy is the average length of time that an individual in society will live, whereas life span is the actual length of time that a specific individual lives. Learn about the definitions and factors of life expectancy and life span.

Sensory and Motor Changes in Late Adulthood

2. Sensory and Motor Changes in Late Adulthood

During late adulthood, or life after the age of 65, the body goes through many changes. Learn about the decline in sensory and motor skills during this stage of life and understand why these changes occur.

Physical Appearance and Sleep Patterns in Late Adulthood

3. Physical Appearance and Sleep Patterns in Late Adulthood

Late adulthood, which is age 65 and older, can bring changes in one's physical appearance and sleep patterns. Study the definition of late adulthood and how physical appearance and sleep patterns change at this stage in life.

Health, Fitness, and Sexuality in Late Adulthood

4. Health, Fitness, and Sexuality in Late Adulthood

When moving into late adulthood, people often experience health issues due to lack of fitness and healthy diet as well as a decrease in sexuality. Learn more about these problems in late adulthood, including tips and benefits of improving diet, exercise, and sexual health.

Dementia and Alzheimer's: Differences & Impact on Aging

5. Dementia and Alzheimer's: Differences & Impact on Aging

Dementia is a cognitive disorder that causes memory loss, while Alzheimer's is a disease that causes dementia. Learn about the definitions of dementia and Alzheimer's, and explore examples to understand their differences and impact on the aging process.

Health Care Treatment in Late Adulthood

6. Health Care Treatment in Late Adulthood

In late adulthood, health care treatments often address chronic illnesses. Explore the common health issues of late adulthood and review what health facilities are available, including doctor's offices, outpatient facilities, hospitals, nursing homes, and hospice facilities.

Theories of Aging and Death: Programmed Theories vs. Damage Theories

7. Theories of Aging and Death: Programmed Theories vs. Damage Theories

The theories of aging and death, which are programmed theories and damage theories, work together to give a possible explanation for aging and death. Explore the events of aging and death, damage theories, programmed theories, and their interaction.

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