I will pay for the following essay Adult Development and Family. The essay is to be 5 pages with three to five sources, with in-text citations and a reference page.
After learning that her husband died a long time ago, I immediately comforted her with my words and gave her a sense of reassurance. Her husband was a general. He had served in the People’s liberation Army for a long time. She was happy to share her memories of her husband with me and cited how they went to so many places when they were young.
Before China’s liberation, she cited how her husband was extremely busy, though they did not have a child at that time. She now has two children, a son and a daughter. After China was liberated, she had the chance of applying for retirement benefits.
After her husband’s death due to a heart disease, which is genetic in her family, her daughter now takes care of her, even though the son is the older sibling. In China, it is a tradition for daughters to take care of babies or older adults in the family. I asked if she suffered from any illnesses herself and she was quick to tell me that she had diabetes, a genetic disease in the family, osteoporosis and high blood pressure.
While interviewing Laolao, I had to identify the most comfortable way and topic that would interest her. She seemed happy to talk about how to promote healthy aging and wellness in old age. It was quite difficult for her to identify a few strategies that she used to promote healthy aging and wellness. My conversation with her in the beginning was predominantly focused on her feelings of failure when it came to promoting her own wellness. I started by asking her this question: “Are there specific strategies that you have used to promote healthy aging over the years?” Her response was that she was not “the best example.” She believed that she could have done more to promote her health.
One key theme that relates to gerontology as we learnt in class that emerged during the interview was the issue of nutritional changes that