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Copy of Growth & Development
Transcript of Copy of Growth & Development
Fatty tissue is redistributed; men tend to develop abdominal fat, women thicken through the middle
Skin is drier
Gray hair/hair loss occurs (men mostly on their heads)
Cardiac output decreases
Muscle mass, strength, and agility decrease
Increased personal freedom, economic stability, and social relationships
Employment changes may occur: career change or return to school to obtain new knowledge and skills
Relationships main change with a spouse, children who are becoming adults, or aging parents
Susceptible to physical and emotional health problems
Unintentional injury i.e. poisoning
Motor vehicle accidents
Physical Changes Cont.
Loss of calcium from bones, (perimenopausal women especially)
Visual and hearing acuity diminish
Hormone production decreases, resulting in menopause or andropause
Increased motivation to learn
Problem-solving abilities remain, although response time may be slightly slower
Health Risks Cont.
Eat a diet low in fat and cholesterol
Eat more fruits, vegetables, and fiber
Drink alcohol in moderation, if at all
Do not smoke
Going to the beach
Age Appropriate Activities
For many at this age there is a sense of security and stability for others it is a time of disenchantment