NURS 3311 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Nursing Shortage, Grounded Theory, Life Satisfaction

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13 Oct 2016
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By 2040 there will be more people over the age of 60 than under the age of 20. Aging studies have been done on a very narrow group of older adults. Psychological characteristics and resources, including perceived autonomy, control, independence, adaptability, coping, self-esteem, positive outlook, goals, sense of self. Social, community, and leisure activities, integration and participation. Successful aging is a complex and multidimensional phenomenon with important subjective and objective features. Theory is based on the premise that individual aging is a process involving selection, optimization, and compensation. Theory originated from the work of roman philosopher. The ability to maintain a low risk of disease-related disability, high mental and physical function and active engagement with life. Health means going places and doing something meaningful. Added positive spirituality as a fourth factor to enhance the theory rowe and kahn. Personal meaning is the hidden dimension of successful aging.

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