Late Adulthood Psycosocial Development student student Ch 25

Late Adulthood Psycosocial Development student student Ch 25

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Late Adulthood: Psychosocial Development Ch 25 Theories of Late Adulthood 1. An example of selective optimization is known as the _______________ effect (older people tend to perceive, prefer, and remember positive experiences more than negative ones). 2. ____________________ theories – focus on the relationship between social forces and the individual, particularly the consequences of social categorization that limit individual choices. a. Stratification by age i. Disengagement theory … ii. Activity theory … b. Stratification by gender c. Stratification by ethnicity Activities in Late Adulthood 1. Work 2. Retirement
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Volunteer work 4. Home 5. Religion – Faith encourages health, Social relationships are increased, Faith gives meaning to life 6. Political activism Friends and Relatives 1. Long term partnerships 2. Relationships with younger generations a. Filial responsibility … b. Relationships between parents and adult children are affected by many factors … c. Approaches to grandparenting… 3. Friendship The Frail Elderly 1. Activities of daily life (ADLs) 2. Instrumental activities of daily life (IADLs) – require intellectual competence and forethought 3. How should we care for the frail?...
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