Learning Objectives

17.1 Discuss age-related changes in the brain and body systems in late adulthood, and how older adults may compensate for changes.

17.2 Describe common dementias and the role of contextual and intersectional factors in dementia.

17.3 Summarize influences on health and common health issues in late adulthood.

17.4 Analyze patterns of cognitive change in late adulthood and influences on cognitive change.