Choose ONE topic from the choices below:

CHOICE #1: Senior Odyssey is an intervention to promote cognitive health that incorporates many of the health-promoting psychosocial factors we’ve discussed this semester into the intervention’s design. First,describe the four key featuresof Senior Odyssey. Then selecttwo of the four key elementsand describe how those characteristic of the intervention might operate to promote better cognitive function (e.g., try to draw a link between the specific key feature and associated psychological, social, behavioral and/or processes that might promote better function).

CHOICE #2: Experience Corps is an intergenerational civic engagement program designed to harness the wisdom, time and energy of older individuals to assist young children in succeeding academically and behaviorally. Experience Corps is also hypothesized to be a health promotion intervention for older adults. Describe thethree main pathwaysthrough which Experience Corps participation is hypothesized to promote better health and functioning in older individuals. For each pathway,identify one research study(note the authors, year and source of publication, main finding) we have discussed in the course or you have read about independently that provides support for the hypothesis that the pathway in question may be a path to better health or function.

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Question 1
Choice #1: Senior Odyssey

Described the four key features of Senior Odyssey.

Choice #2: Experience Corps

Described the three main pathways through which Experience Corps participation is hypothesized to promote better health and functioning among older individuals.

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Question 2
Choice #1: Senior Odyssey

Described how one of the key features might operate to promote better cognitive function (e.g., the presenter drew a link between the specific feature and associated psychological, social, and/or behavioral processes that might promote better function).

Choice #2: Experience Corps

For one of the pathways, identified one research study (including author, year, journal/publication source, and main finding) that provides support for that particular pathway as a route to better health/functioning.

Status:Not Completed

Question 3
Choice #1: Senior Odyssey

Described how a second key feature might operate to promote better cognitive function (e.g., the presenter drew a link between the specific feature and associated psychological, social, and/or behavioral processes that might promote better function).

Choice #2: Experience Corps

For another of the pathways, identified one research study (including author, year, journal/publication source, and main finding) that provides support for that particular pathway as a route to better health/functioning.

Status:Not Completed

Question 4

Choice #1: Senior Odyssey

Style/technical aspects (e.g., engaging presentation; professional in style, grammar, etc.; appropriate timing)

Choice #2: Experience Corps

Style/technical aspects (e.g., engaging presentation; professional in style, grammar, etc.; appropriate timing)

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