least 500 words naming three age related changes H u m a n i t i e s

least 500 words naming three age related changes H u m a n i t i e s

Assignment 1- Caregiving

Purpose

This assignment will help you better understand that caring for partners, parents, children, and others is a major expression of generativity.

Directions

The current group of adults in this time of life have been referred to as the “sandwich generation”. After you have read the chapter, The NY Times articleLinks to an external site. and watched the videos of generativity in general, and particularly for this generation during this stage of life, write an essay (minimum of 500 words) in which you thoughtfully respond to the following:

Women are more often kinkeepers and caregivers than are men.

  1. What does the term caregiver mean for adult women (hint: refer to the textbook chapter)?
  2. Why might women be the designated kinkeepers and caregivers in their families?
  3. How are these roles both a blessing and a burden? Please discuss at least one pro and one con.

Remember to appropriately cite the source(s) of your information.

To submit your work: When you’ve answered all questions, save your essay as a .doc or .docx. Submit the essay as an attachment (do not type into the text box). Click the Submit Assignment button (top right of screen).

Grading

This assignment is worth 20 points. Late work is not accepted.

This assignment will be graded based upon how well you’ve applied what you have read and reviewed about generativity and the sandwich generation to gender roles in kinkeeping and caregiving.

Additionally, assignments are always graded on the quality of writing. You are encouraged to spell check and proofread your work as poor writing will result in up to a 10% (2 pt) grade reduction. If quoted material is used (even from the textbook), quotation marks and proper citation in APA format are needed to avoid plagiarism. Failure to properly cite direct quotes on this assignment will result in up to a 10% (2 pt) grade reduction.

Assignment 2- Age Related Changes and Interventions

Purpose

This assignment will deepen your understanding of the normal aging process and ways to make changes in the environment to compensate for these.

Directions

After reading the chapter, watching the videos, and doing the Learning Curves, write an essay that is at least 500 words naming three age related changes and ways to slow progression or improve the quality of life despite these changes for each of these.

To submit your work: When you’ve answered all questions, save your essay as a .doc or .docx. Submit the essay as an attachment (do not type into the text box). Click the Submit Assignment button (top right of screen).

Grading

This assignment is worth 20 points. Late work is not accepted.

The essay will be graded based on the incorporation of at least 3 chapter concepts concerning age-related declines and proposed environmental supports, and the quality of writing.

Additionally, assignments are always graded on the quality of writing. You are encouraged to spell check and proofread your work as poor writing will result in up to a 10% (2 pt) grade reduction. If quoted material is used (even from the textbook), quotation marks and proper citation in APA format are needed to avoid plagiarism. Failure to properly cite direct quotes on this assignment will result in up to a 10% (2 pt) grade reduction.

Assignment 3- Death and Dying

Purpose

This assignment will deepen your understanding of the experience, mystery, and controversy surrounding the ending of life.

Directions

Watch the video provided earlier in this module: “A Death of One’s Own”

After watching the video, write an essay that is at least 500 words on your thoughts/reaction/questions to the video. Identify at least 2 concepts from the chapter that are related to the video. Describe these concepts and how they are related to the stories shown in the video.

To submit your work: When you’ve answered all questions, save your essay as a .doc or .docx. Submit the essay as an attachment (do not type into the text box). Click the Submit Assignment button (top right of screen).

Grading

This assignment is worth 20 points. Late work is not accepted.

The essay will be graded based on the quality of the reaction to the video, the summary and incorporation of at least 2 chapter concepts, and the quality of writing.

Additionally, assignments are always graded on the quality of writing. You are encouraged to spell check and proofread your work as poor writing will result in up to a 10% (2 pt) grade reduction. If quoted material is used (even from the textbook), quotation marks and proper citation in APA format are needed to avoid plagiarism. Failure to properly cite direct quotes on this assignment will result in up to a 10% (2 pt) grade reduction.

The text book for the course is Experiencing the Lifespan (5th edition), by Janet Belsky.