FRHD 1010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 17: Urinary Urgency, Sleep Disorder, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

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Chapter 17: late adulthood physical and cognitive development. Did you know: system: canadians have a higher life expectancy than our neighbours in the usa, the difference is likely due largely to the differences in our health care. Physical development: in 1900, only 1 person in 25 was over the age of 65. Today, that figure has more than tripled, to 1 in 8 of us. By mid-century, more than 1 in 5 north. By 2050, we expect the percentage of north americans over the age of 75 will have doubled. To put these numbers in historical context, consider that through virtually all of human history, until the beginning of the 19th century, only a small fraction of humans lived to the age of 50. Canada 1920-1922: males 59; females 61. L02: compare programmed and cellular damage theories of aging. Theories of aging: so far, everyone who has lived has aged which may not be a bad fate, considering the alternative.

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