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Textbook Notes for SOC375 at University of Alberta (U OF A)

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SOC375 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Cosmic View, Intel 8089, Mental Disorder

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13 Oct 2017
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Chapter 6 the psychology and social psychology of aging. On some measures, mental ability may decrease with age, but on others it can improve: dramatic
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SOC375 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Bone Density, Homestay, Lifelong Learning

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3 Nov 2017
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Many older people continue to develop established skills and talents in retirement; some may develop new interests; others may turn to community servic
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SOC375 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Home Repair, Supportive Housing, Married People

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24 Nov 2017
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A home allows older people to feel more independent; also means security, comfort, and familiarity: offers privacy and control. Housing and transportat
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SOC375 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Tax Deduction, Cardiovascular Disease, Invisibility

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10 Dec 2017
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Social support- the help and assistance people give to one another: helps older people cope with aging and improve their quality of life and well-being
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SOC375 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Married People, Communication Problems, Emotion Work

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24 Nov 2017
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Research shows that older people keep in contact with their families, that they turn to family members for help when they need it, and that they themse
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SOC375 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Advance Healthcare Directive, Funeral Director, Palliative Care

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10 Dec 2017
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Some argue that we begin to die at birth or even at conception: u(cid:374)(cid:272)lear (cid:449)he(cid:374) d(cid:455)i(cid:374)g (cid:271)egi(cid:374
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SOC375 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Cardiac Output, Stress Management, High Tech

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4 Oct 2017
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Maximum life span- the maximum number of years a member of a species can live. Study of personal health and illness has 2 goals to understand changes i
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SOC375 Chapter 7: Oct. 17/19- Chapter 7 (LECTURE & TEXTBOOK)

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25 Oct 2017
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Among people aged 75+, nearly 3/4s of those who live outside institutions report good to excellent health. Healthcare system- the medical and social se
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SOC375 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Ageism, Work Group, Mandatory Retirement

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3 Nov 2017
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Most canadians retire at age 65 or earlier: few work after age 70 shows that retirement has become a normative life event. Gerontologists view retireme
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SOC375 Chapter 8: Oct. 19- Chapter 8 (LECTURE & TEXTBOOK)

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25 Oct 2017
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Canada has one of the best income-security systems in the world as measured against international benchmarks: has o(cid:374)e of the lo(cid:449)est rat
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SOC375 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill, Dependency Ratio, Old Age Security

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4 Oct 2017
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Chapter 3- aging in canada and the world today. Number of older people in the population gives you an absolute number so not used as often. The median
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SOC375 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Collectivism, Canada 2006 Census, Visible Minority

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4 Oct 2017
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Differences in lifestyles and experiences in old age between ethno-cultural groups in canada, there are also differences among seniors within the same
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