During Middle Adulthood,there Is a Gradual Loss of Muscle Strength.
During middle adulthood,there is a gradual loss of muscle strength.
Bob is 49 years old and troubled by his age and some of the related changes that he notices.His physician explained that he is experiencing the climacteric.He described the climacteric as referring to: A) The loss of reproductive ability B) Any abrupt change in the body C) The cessation of menstruation D) The male change of life
What is true of the relationship between middle-age adults and their aging parents? A) Bonds tend to weaken. B) The aging parents become dependent on their middle-age children. C) Bonds tend to strengthen. D) Aging parents move far physically and emotionally from grown children.
A 55-year-old woman discusses her changing family life with you.She has two adult children: one attends school in another state far from home and the other is married and is living 1,000 miles away.She complains that she hardly ever gets to see them anymore.Which would be the most therapeutic response? A) "It is common to feel this way during menopause." B) "It is interesting that both your children have chosen to live far away." C) "You need to get over this and start living for yourself." D) "What interests and plans do you now have for yourself?"