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Mrs. Hernandez has considerable pain and stiffness in her wrists, fingers, and knees. It is becoming very difficult for her to maintain her usual routines as her stiffness increases. Mrs. Hernandez has:
Martha is afraid that she will develop some sort of mental disorder when she gets very old. How realistic is her fear?
Amelia, an older adult, says, "My granddaughter just bought me a set of hand weights, of all things! She says I ought to go check with my doctor, then start lifting weights! I told her she ought to start seeing a shrink!" Amelia should:
Dr. Lone Dove has begun studying the effects of a newly discovered hormone on aging. He hypothesizes that the new hormone protects the body's cells from deterioration by strengthening the cell wall against detrimental substances. Dr. Lone Dove is finding evidence for the ________ theory of aging.
Paul has been forced to retire from his company after over 30 years of employment. Compared with his peers who voluntarily retired, he is more likely to be:
Uncle Harry has been "losing his memory" for over a year. He also has developed some fantastic ideas about aliens taking over the government, and on some occasions he requires visitors to "give the password" before letting them into his apartment. Uncle Harry appears to have:
Marsha, an adult in her 70s, can expect a decline in certain types of attention but not in:
If born today in the United States, which of the following persons would have the highest life expectancy?
Professor Garcia is teaching her class about the harmful effects of stress, citing that it leads to early death. Professor Garcia likely subscribes to the:
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