CLASSPP2Fa2010LifeCourseAgeism10 (1).ppt

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Unformatted text preview: Overview of adult life course, myths about aging, ageism Life Course Perspective Individuals are motivated to learn and grow Development progresses through a sequence of stages Rates of development vary among individuals Stages have specific socio-emotional tasks Each stage is a building block for other stages Unresolved tasks may become themes Impact of events is affected by developmental stage Eriksons Stages of Adult Development Identity vs. Identity diffusion Intimacy vs. Isolation Generativity vs. Stagnation Ego Integrity vs. Despair Developmental Tasks and Difficulties in Later Life (Hildebrand) Fear of diminution/loss of sexual potency Threat of redundancy in work roles; being replaced by younger people The need to reconsider and perhaps remake the marital relationship after children have left Awareness of ones own aging, illness and possible dependence Awareness that what one can achieve now is limited...
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2011 for the course FMSC 432 taught by Professor Dr.wallen during the Fall '10 term at Maryland.

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CLASSPP2Fa2010LifeCourseAgeism10 (1).ppt - Overview of...

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