Contact Us!

1-877-246-6336

Sorry - this product is no longer available

The Psychology of Aging

Discusses how the physiological aging processes affect the five senses. Describes how aging processes affect intelligence and cognitive functioning. Identifies the effects of aging on creativity, memory, and language. Lists personality changes associated with aging. Identifies the mental illnesses most commonly associated with aging.
$25.00

Learning Objectives

 

  1. Discuss how the physiological aging processes affect the five senses.
  2. Describe how aging processes affect intelligence and cognitive functioning.
  3. Identify the effects of aging on creativity, memory, and language.
  4. List personality changes associated with aging.
  5. Identify the mental illnesses most commonly associated with aging.
Products specifications
Instructor B. Sternberg, Ph.D.
Contact Hours: 3
Customers who bought this item also bought
$25.00

Memory Loss & Forgetfulness

Identifies the memory changes that take place in normal aging. Discusses how mild cognitive impairment (MCI) differs from memory loss in normal aging and from dementia. Describes the cognitive and personality changes that take place in Alzheimer’s disease. Identifies cognitive and personality changes that occur in a range of non-Alzheimer’s disease dementias.
$25.00

Humor & Healing

Describes the different definitions of humor. Identifies the various theories of humor. Discusses the physiology and therapeutic effects of laughter. Discusses the use of humor in health care settings and the role of humor for health care professionals. Defines the relationship between children and humor and the elderly and humor. Identifies some strategies for adding humor to health care practices.
$25.00

Caring for Patients with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

Lists methods to assist patients with memory and communication problems. Lists strategies to assist patients with mood and behavioral problems. Identifies strategies to assist patients with physical and personal hygiene problems. Identifies approaches to mealtime and nutritional health. Identifies strategies for handling exercise, socializing, and other activities. Discusses when and how to consider alternative living arrangements including respite care. Describes the legal and financial concerns that need to be addressed.