Wk 5 Assignment

Write a 1,200- to 1,400-word paper in which you analyze late adulthood (age 65+) and the death of an individual as a culmination of the life span developmental process.

Include a minimum of three research journal articles. Utilize the UOPX library or the UOPX PSY 280 Week 5 additional readings).

  • Title Page

  • Introduction paragraph (approx 75 words)

  • Content Paragraph 1. Examine ageism and stereotypes associated with late adulthood. (approx. 300 words)
  • Ch. 14, p. 877 – 878 discusses ageism and stereotypes.
  • Ch. 14, p. 879-882 discusses physical health, ageism, stereotypes.

  • Content Paragraph 2. Evaluate how individuals can promote health and wellness into late adulthood and mitigate the negative effects of aging. (approx. 300 words)
  • Cite with 1 research journal article (minimum).
  1. Small, G. W., Silverman, D. H. S., Siddarth, P., Ercoli, L. M., & al, e. (2006). Effects of a 14-day healthy longevity lifestyle program on cognition and brain function. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 14(6), 538-45
  2. Dartigues, J. F., Helmer, C., Péres, K., Cowppli-Bony, P., Auriacombe, S., & Orgogozo, J. M. (2008). EARLY PREVENTION AT PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUE. The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 12(1), 84S-5S
  • Ch. 14, p. 879-882 discusses physical health, ageism, stereotypes.
  • Ch. 14, pp. 871 – 877 discusses aging, health, genes

  • Content Paragraph 3. Analyze the importance of relationships and social interactions as an individual nears end of life. (approx 300 words)
  • Cite with 1 research journal article (minimum).
  1. Rodin, G., & Zimmermann, C. (2008). Psychoanalytic reflections on mortality: A reconsideration. Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, 36(1), 181-196
  2. Jones, C. J., & Meredith, W. (2000). Developmental paths of psychological health from early adolescence to later adulthood. Psychology and Aging, 15(2), 351-360
  • Ch. 15, pp. 956- 964 discusses friends and relatives long-term partnerships, relationships, friendships

  • Content Paragraph 4. Identify cultural and personal attitudes about death and dignity in late adulthood. (approx 300 words)
  • Cite with 1 research journal article (minimum).
  1. Davis, L. J. (2006). Life, death, and biocultural literacy. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 52(18), B9-B10
  2. Lang, F. R., Baltes, P. B., & Wagner, G. G. (2007). Desired lifetime and end-of-life desires across adulthood from 20 to 90: A dual-source information model. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B : Psychological sciences and social sciences, 62B(5), P268
  • Epilogue pp. 1004-1022

  • Conclusion paragraph (approx 75 words)

  • Reference Page (3 peer-reviewed sources minimum + textbook if you use it)

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.use quoted passages from the textbook or web articles. Write everything in own original words.

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