WHat percentage of adults marry?
What is the likelihood of a new marriage ending in divorce?
Which group has the highest divorce rates?
What usually happens with custody in divorce?
72% to the mother
9% to the dad
16% joint custody, but this is increasing
What are the top 3 reasons for divorce?
gradual growing apart
not feeling loved or appreciated
sexual intimacy problems
What are the risks factors for divorce?
age - 20s and 30s
often with young children
married as teenagers
conceived child before marriage
family health problems
During middle adulthood, how are the genders different in terms of interest changes?
men's interests narrow - focus on work
women's interests broaden
True or False: most people over 65 still live their own homes.
true - they are not overall institutionalized
What are ADLs? IADLs?
ADLs are activities of dialy living like bathing, dressing, eating, and moving.
IADLs are instrumental activities of daily living like cooking, shopping, managing money, using the telemphones, taking meds, etc.