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should not only socialize with individuals in a church setting, but also make friends outside church that will help her find other interests as well. This will be good for her health as it will give her a since of belonging to a group, or a since of well- being that during midlife is an important step in the developmental stages of life. However, Lupe can find strength in her church friends that can have a positive reassurance she is making the right decisions for her well-being, they can also be someone she turns to for advice or guidance that she will not have to worry about them steering her in the wrong direction that will not be good for her and her family.
CASE STUDY LUPE Impact of individual and cultural differences The impact that Lupe’s midlife crisis could have on herself is eventually feeling guilty for taking the time for herself to fulfill her own desires of not wanting to spend her late years alone. As the impact on cultural differences in this case study, there would be no impact as Lupe continues to take care of her mother as her cultural expects the young to take care of the elderly. Cognitive functioning for Lupe’s age would be that of a well-functioning brain that will support her resilience in the face of difficulties. Cognitive functioning is something that is a developmental stage that continues to develop over the course of an individual life, in the midlife to late adulthood the cognitive functioning will have more resilience as the individual will be able to think things through rationally. Aspects of cognitive functioning and personality support Lupe’s cognitive functioning and personality that will support her resilience during the difficult times are the fact that she has a well-functioning brain that means her synaptic

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