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What are the social changes in later adulthood?
Similarly one may ask, what are the intellectual changes in later adulthood?
Late adulthood is the time of life after age 65. During this time, there are many changes in a person's cognition, among them, the decline in attention and most memory, which is part of information processing, and the increase in wisdom.
Similarly, what changes occur in information processing As people age? Measurable changes in cognition occur with normal aging. The most important changes are declines in cognitive tasks that require one to quickly process or transform information to make a decision, including measures of speed of processing, working memory, and executive cognitive function.
In respect to this, what is the social impact of Ageing?
In general, longevity has increased while fertility has declined resulting in an increase in the proportion of the older people. Aging of the population affects all aspects of the society including health, social security, education, socio-cultural activities, family life and the labor market.
What is the late adulthood?
Late Adulthood. Late adulthood (old age) is generally considered to begin at about age 65. Erik Erikson suggests that at this time it is important to find meaning and satisfaction in life rather than to become bitter and disillusioned, that is, to resolve the conflict of integrity vs. despair.