Memory and aging. learning from the happy old man. po2

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Memory and aging. learning from the happy old man


  • Primary and secondary aging: it is a gradual and inevitable process of body deterioration that starts at an early age and continues throughout the years, no matter what people do to postpone it.

  • Secondary aging is the result of illness, abuse and inactivity, factors that can often be controlled by the person

The speed of mental processes and abstract reasoning may decrease in the final years, but others __tend to improve __during most of adult life.
The effect of cognitive changes is influenced by early cognitive ability, socioeconomic status and educational level

The majority of older adults in good health show only small losses until the late sixties or seventies. Only until the eighties do they fall below the average performance of younger adults

training not only allows older adults to regain lost competence, but even to exceed their previous achievements

The speed of processing, one of the first to deteriorate, is related to the state of health, balance, the way of walking and the performance of activities of daily life such as finding telephone numbers and counting the change. IN COUNTERPART In a test that requires definitions of words, older adults usually perform better than young people

Describe your experience with your parents and / or grandparents in this stage of life.

My grandparents do more solitary activities, some go to church, one has visual problems although it is very long-lived and has few social relationships. I think that personality is a factor that influences a lot in how people get older, since each one has a different lifestyle.

What is the life review? Describe What is its importance? What's your opinion about it?
As the end of the journey approaches, people can look back on their achievements and failures and ask themselves what was the meaning of their existence. It can be an autobiography; the development of the family tree; spend time reviewing scrapbooks, photographs, old letters and other memorabilia; do
a retrospective trip to the stages of childhood and early adulthood; meet with former classmates, colleagues or distant family members; describe ethnic traditions, and summarize work life.

I think that remembering what has happened in a life is bringing to mind a lot of thoughts, emotions that if you look for a pattern or an internal recognition of the person's attitudes, this observation gives an idea of ​​what has been the life and what meaning you want to give

"Solitary activities, such as reading and craftwork, did not provide physical benefits but were related to happiness, perhaps because they promoted a sense of commitment to life, and older adults become more selective about social contacts"

It is useful for me because I realize that certain activities are more personal and others involve more integration, in addition to the personality influences the development and satisfaction of these activities.

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