By Prem S. Fry,Corey L. M. Keyes

ISBN-10: 0521509858

ISBN-13: 9780521509855

ISBN-10: 1107412498

ISBN-13: 9781107412491

A quite often pessimistic view of getting older is that it ends up in a gentle decline in actual and psychological talents. during this quantity major gerontologists and geriatric researchers discover the sizeable strength of older adults to beat the demanding situations of outdated age and pursue lively lives with renewed energy. The members think that resilience capacities diminishing with previous age is a false impression and argue that folks might effectively capitalize on their current assets, abilities and cognitive techniques for you to in achieving new studying, carrying on with progress, and greater life-satisfaction. through deciding on worthwhile mental assets similar to social connectedness, own engagement and dedication, openness to new reviews, social help and sustained cognitive job, the authors current a balanced photograph of resilient getting older. Older adults, whereas dealing with adversity and losses, should be helped to keep up a complementary specialize in mental strengths, optimistic feelings, and regenerative capacities to accomplish persisted development and fit longevity.

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