by Shoba Sreenivasan, Ph.D., and Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D.
“Aging is an inevitable process. People often lament growing older, except perhaps older aged children and adolescents who frequently want to be older because of the accompanying perks. The negative association adults have with aging may be due to their belief that the process carries debilitation and loss. It is important to recognize that there is a difference between ‘usual aging’ and ‘successful aging.’
“What is successful aging? Theorists developed many conceptualizations including the following: – Continue reading this article at Psychology Today magazine, click here.