Late Adulthood And End Of Life Paper

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Late Adulthood and End of Life Paper By Debra Thompson Instructor: Aneta Bhojwani PSY/375 March 6, 2012 Late adulthood and end of life is as the setting of the sun flowing into the night. This is a time of sound reflection of one’s life in terms of accomplishments and regrets. During this time of life one’s accomplishment honestly define how well he or she spent his or her life; new goals are prepared to help the next generation. The regrets during this time are much like a weight on one’s soul in terms of fail relationships, miss opportunities, and personal goal's fulfillment. This paper will evaluate how individuals can promote health and wellness into late adulthood and mitigate the negative effects of aging; analyze ageism and stereotypes associated with late adulthood. The paper will explore different views of death and dying at different points in human development, and examine various culture attitudes toward death and dying. Evaluate How Individuals Can Promote Health And Wellness Into Late Adulthood And Mitigate The Negative Effects Of Aging In evaluating how individuals can promote health and wellness into late adulthood and mitigate the negative effects of aging; one must first evaluate the individual lifestyle. The way this is accomplished, is by asking the following questions. First, has the person lived an active lifestyle? Two, what is the person's health history? Three, is the person open to change? By asking these three question one has a clear view to proceed in promoting health and wellness into late adulthood; thereby mitigating the negative effects of aging. The next way to promote health and wellness is to looked for the best advice concerning the subject. For example, according to Sachs (2012), he states to prevent memory loss one should try the following steps. First regular exercise, he is of the opinion that
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