Middle adulthood signature assignment
Middle adulthood signature assignment
Arthritis cronin 385 disease condition involving the inflammation of one or more joints. Osteoaritis
Grips OTPF: may be limited
sarcopenia decareas in fast twitch skeletal muscle fibers because of this middle aged adults may not really notice a decrease in strength however they will notice a delayed reaction time because the muscles will not fire or nitiate as quickly.
OTPF: may affect manipulates, coordinates, lifts, calibrates, flow,
Hypertension Cronin 388 high blood pressure. Cardiovascular disease Cronin 388
more things that will prevent individuals in this area
flexibility range of motion aailabe to joints during functional activiy. there is a decrease in flexibility at this age and is gradual..
will prevent bending, reaching, positions, stabilizes,
objects used and their properties
the household appliances that they purchase will have to fit within their income.
if the product is cheaper they may not last as long as other appliances so they may need to learn how to take take care of the appliances that they buy in the event that they break down and are not able to afford to buy a new one right away. such as a washer or dryer. or they may need to find someone that they are able to call that can fix these things for them.
they may need to also consider the size of the appliances and or the furniture. because there are space demands, or restrictions.
if they are able to afforrd quality products they may look for products that are good quality and will last a long time.
seqcuencing and timing
they may not have as much time to do things because they have to spend time in other areas of their lives. such as taking their kids to the practice, picking them up from School. they may be preoccupied with other occupations that are preventing them from taking care of the home. therefore they may have to reschedule or build routines or create habits that will allow them to find time in the little time that they have in the day to make sure that maintenance is taken care of little by little.
there are certain tasks that require a specific time in the day to perform.
they will have to manage household furniture and appliacences because they take up space, so they will have to negotiate what items they can fit in their their living situation. may have to get rid of somethings. that means they will need to know which person to contact in order to get rid of those items. may need to know about recycling, where to recycle, or who to call if they would like to donate the items.
role strains Cronin 389
OTPF roles sets of behaviors by the group or populate extected by society and shaped by culture and context that may be further conceptualized and defined by the group or population.
divorce may require the individual to take on new roles, specifically the roles that their previous spouse took on.
shared roles if their kids get older, the kids may take on responsibilities that were once done by the parents
may teach children the importance of maintaining the house personal items and importance of home management
Motor reflexe because skeletal muscles are decreasing.
context and environment
Income will affect the way that an individual is able to take care of their homes. If they do not have a lot of money then they may have to take on different skills in order to maintain Cronin 391
They may have to learn to sew to keep personal clothing items maintained, they may have to learn how to fix house hold appliances because they might not be able to afford someone else to fix it. or they have to ask around to see if there is someone that can fix it for less money, maybe a mother family member that is handy around the house use other resources that are not limited by money. Cronin 391
time of hardships
Divorce they may have difficulty maintaining their home during this time because they are preoccupied with the divorce. or they may have to learn how to do certain things that their spouse was responsible for. Take on new responsibilities that were often taken care of by their previous spouse. Cronin 392
blended families may require each individual to learn what their new roles are in the home, may have to give up roles may have to take on new roles. Cronin 393
different cultures in a blended family may bring up certain traditions that may need to be broken or kept to accommodate for the new lifestyle that is being lived.
New work may cause them to have to reschedule their time . will have to adjust with Cronin 395
health conditions musculoskeletal changes may prevent certain household chores from being complete due to physical restrictions Cronin 386
occupational activities that could help