Life expectancy has continued to increase in the
United States. If you were working with the older adult population, what
recommendations would you suggest in order to prolong their lives and
Based upon the description of contemporary theories of
aging: genetic, nongenetic cellular, and physiological, which theory do
you believe is most impactful in describing the aging process and why?
What are some of the roles performed by human services
professionals in the field of gerontology? Do you believe that this is
an area of human services that you would be interested in working in?
Why, or why not?