Although older adults (over the age of 65) make up only ____% of the U.S. population, some estimates suggest that ______ of the total health bills for the United States go to care for that group of citizens.
Currently, approximately __________ of older American adults cohabit (live together).
According to research evidence, gender roles in the elder years tend to:
change, with only men becoming more feminine.
If Ruth is like most older adults, she is less likely to have a computer in her home than younger individuals. If she has a computer, however, she probably spends about ___ hours per week "cruising" the internet!
Ron is a retired college professor. Ron's arthritis is getting worse, but he wants to remain active and use the skills he has developed. Which of the following would Ron do if his actions were consistent with the model of selective optimization with compensation?
focus on continuing one aspect of his former job, such as teaching, at a reduced rate and discontinue the rest
Now that Nastasya is in late adulthood, the socioemotional selectivity theory predicts that she will: