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  • Care Of The Elderly In Retirement Communities
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    The Results of Aging Prepared for Ms. Ferguson Mark TrolleyAbstractThis report presents several aspects of aging. The report looks at a number of theories of why we age, the physical and mental changes we undergo as we age, and several ways of caring for the elderly. TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS... INTRODUCTION... 1 THEORIES OF WHY WE AGE... 2 Genetics... 2 Cellular... 2 Physiological... 2 PHYSICAL CHANGES... 2 MENTAL CHANGES... 5 Alzheimer's Disease... 5 Senile Dementia... 5 CARING F...
  • Older And The Aging Process
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    Below, I will describe many factors that are related to development and aging. First, I will talk about how getting older is not a time to sit out, and think life is over. Second, I will define primary and secondary aging. Third, I will talk about how a good healthy diet can help with many diseases in relation to development and old age. Lastly, I will talk about how technology will help many individuals to live a long and health life. Many times when people think of getting older and the aging ...
  • Disease As Progeria
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    What would you do if at the age of one years old you started to look like a decaying human being? One in eight million children face this problem. The disease is called Progeria (also known as Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome.) Progeria is a very rare terminal condition. Progeria, affects both males and females of all ethnic backgrounds. The term Progeria comes from the Greeks and it means 'prematurely old'. In the following paragraphs I will be discussing symptoms of Progeria, treatments, a...
  • Aging Process Man
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    Reversing The Aging Process, Should We? In the length of time measured as human lifetime one can expect to see a full range of differing events. It is assumed that during a lifetime a person will experience every possible different emotion. If one is particularly lucky, he will bear witness to, or affect some momentous change in humanity. However is it reasonable to ask what would be experienced by someone who lived two lifetimes? Up until recently the previous question would and could only be r...
  • Holden's Mind
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    The Catcher in The Rye By: Xiao Feng Huang (Charles) Catcher In the Rye Holden cannot accept change in his life. He wants everything to stay the same. Since his brother, Allie's death, Holden has trouble adapting to new situations. He is most afraid of adulthood. He would like to remain a child forever and be the catcher in the rye. If everything was as changeless and as pure as the exhibitions under glass in the museum, Holden would be satisfied in life. Adulthood scares Holden. He would like a...
  • Positive Attitude
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    Aging comes naturally and people should not be frighten be it. As it turns out the fear of this process is enough to speed it up. The negative attitude is a very powerful factor in this process and has a great effect on the physical aspect of aging. It is enough to put people into deep depression or lose their confidence with many other things like good posture. On the other hand maintaining a positive thinking can really slow the process down. In fact it can do miracles, regular exercises and h...
  • Aging Process
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    The aging process is difficult to analyze because of the way that the body's organ systems work together. The breakdown of one structure will ultimately affect the function of others. The medical field of gerontology deals with examining the biological changes of aging, both passive and active, that occur at the molecular and cellular levels. This paper will seek to explore those changes, and the affect that they have on the process of aging. Aging as a passive process involves the breakdown of ...
  • Aging Process
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    Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggar Man, Thief, all will go through the aging process. However, how well each endures that process depends on the individual. After my Visit at English Oaks Convalescent Home, a skilled nursing facility for adults' age 55 and older, I found this to be true. During my visit, I conversed with many "residents" whom were alert and oriented and very aware of the aging process. We conversed about the process of aging and the factors that appear to account for a longer life. We t...
  • Loss In The Aging Process
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    The body goes through a complicated series of physiological changes as it ages. In his book The American Geriatric Society's Complete Guide to Aging & Health, Mark E. Williams, M.D., defines aging as a progressive, predictable process that involves the evolution and maturation of living organisms. Aging affects all parts of the body from the obvious such as skin, hair and overall appearance to organ function. The most visible sign of the aging process takes place within the skin. The skin consis...
  • Mask Of Initiation
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    The Process of Manhood The content of the "kakuungu" mask is constructed of wood with a distinctive carving that outlines the cheeks and eyes of the mask. The cheeks are outlined to show the definition of the eyes that are wide and almond shaped. The surface is to rough and has a sharp image to the structure. The mask is sometimes covered with animal's skin and loose raffia strips. This mask is one of the most powerful and oldest that exists. The mask is known well to be the mask of initiation. ...

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