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Unformatted text preview: C. Adults D. Older Adults V. Social Development A. Children B. Adolescents C. Adults D. Older Adults VI. Theories of Aging A. Disengagement Theory – Older people and the rest of society pull away from each other voluntarily, a mutual separation. B. Activity Theory – Older people and the rest f society pull away from each other, but the separation is not mutual; older people would remain in the mainstream if allowed. C. Continuity Theory – If you are active when you are young, you will be active when you are old; if you are inactive when you are young, you will be inactive when you are old. VII. The De-Aging or Down-Aging Phenomenon in America – Adults engage in activities typically associated with earlier stages in their lives....
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- Fall '10
- Gerontology, AGING, d. older adults, Development A. Children