Preschool Children (0-5 years) 1) Potential rewards: Due to my past interaction with this community, I have some skills and knowledge concerning the group. It is an interesting group to handle as it involves dealing with a generation moving towards becoming conscious about everything they see in the world. It is nice interacting with the community while modeling them to become responsible and useful individuals in future. 2) Potential frustrations: Most of the individuals of this age group are people who learn through their sight and ear senses. They lack the ability to comprehend and apply certain information or teachings being conveyed to them.
I usually find it fun working with the age group, but it always frustrates me a lot. Grade School Children (5-12 years) 1) Potential rewards: this is an enthusiastic group and always interesting to work with due to their cooperative, inquisitive and ambitious nature. Working with the group enable me remind them of the knowledge necessary for them as they grow. 2) Potential frustrations: working with this group has always been my hope. I feel there are things they are supposed to be informed on.
Some of them do not cooperate. Adolescents (13-18 years) 1) Potential rewards: most of the members of this group are completing their high school. They have learnt a lot in school including socializing and academics. Most of them are ambitious of attending good colleges and becoming successful in their careers. Working with them is therefore easy and entertaining. 2) Potential frustrations: at this stage, the group becomes disturbing tough to deal with. They think they are the most important people in the world and think they can do anything they like. College age Young Adults (18-22 years) 1) Potential rewards: most of the people at this age are college students, equipped with innovative and inventive ideas and are always eager to achieve to make changes in most of the nation’s sector.
2) Potential frustrations: I am a member of this age group and I personally comprehend the characters associated with people like us. Most people at this age have some level of arrogance; the arrogance portrayed by college and university students. Adults (23-65) 1) Potential rewards: adults are the most understanding members of the society.
They are able to comprehend visions, goals or objectives of what any health personality is undertaking. 2) Potential frustrations: most of the people at this age have families and are always busy. Accessing them is hard. Older Adults (65-85 years) 1) Potential rewards: most of them are at their retirement age. They are always willing to make contribution to anything that boosts the health or other sector of the society. They are also ready advice certain groups like us about the challenges facing the society at large.
2) Potential frustration: Most of the people of this group are difficult to work with or handle because of the age difference. Most of them lack dynamism, and are always conservatives. Oldest Adults (85 years and above) Potential rewards: this consists of the oldest population. They are able to provide advice to other groups regarding some decisions. They also make comparisons of the current world and health progress with the old ones and come up with any observed improvements. From there, they can assess improvements and advice accordingly. Work Cited Kriser, Pamela.
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