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Unformatted text preview: -many people experience shame, despair, loss of support Never Married Elders-4% of population over 65-most have adjusted well to living on their own, display self reliance, and satisfaction-many have highly valued friends and family with whom they interact-others may be lonely and wish they had married Remarriage-becoming more common and acceptable for divorced and widowed-many singles are actively seeking partners through personal ads, social clubs and religious organizations-conflict over inheritance has been reduced with a prenuptial agreement Invisible Sexuality-sexuality remains an important part of our emotional, physical and cultural aspects through out childhood-the sexuality of elders is largely invisible due to their sense of privacy and societal myths about aging-seniors with high self esteem typically have positive body image...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HDV 120 taught by Professor Laurabrown during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Oswego.
- Spring '08