WVSU PSYC 151 - Physical mddle adulthood (6 pages)

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West Virginia State University
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Psyc 151 - General Psychology

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Defining physical adulthood and middle adulthood Defining middle adulthood Middle adulthood 40 years to about 65 Key deatures Defining Middle Adulthood Late Middle adulthood 55 to 65 Key features Death of a parent Last child leaving home Grandparenthood Preparation for retirement Aging is a positive experience for most people at least until about age 75 Defining Late Adulthood Who is old Depends on who you ask Younger adults 60 years Older adults 65 74 yrs Depends on Policy Medicare 65 yrs United Nations IRS 60 yrs AARP World health Organization 50 yrs Longevity and Aging Longevity Actual Length of life Life Expectancy Statistical likelihood of length of life based on age and health status humans 80 yrs Dramatic increase in last 100 years antibiotics decrease in infant mortality sanitation Life Span Longest period that members of species can live humans 122 years



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