GERO 101 Gerontology Discussion Questions

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  • “Successful aging” is a major concept in gerontology today. What is meant by the term "successful aging"? How do factors such as temperament, genetics, age, gender, health, social relationships, race/ethnicity, health behaviors, and socioeconomic status influence successful aging? What can people do to maximize the likelihood that they will age well?
  • What is Intergenerational Conflict? How do you see this playing out in our society?Explain, and make reference to themes from the reading.
  • How do gender and racial bias threaten the well-being and health of older adults? Cite your sources.

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Gerontology Questions Outline
Paragraph 1: Brief introduction and definition of successful aging.
Paragraph 2 and 3: How different factors influence successful aging. Gender, health, age,
temperament, etc.
Paragraph 4: Intergenerational conflict and how it plays out in society.
Paragraph 5: How gender and racial bias threatens health and well-being of older adults.


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The conceptualization of successful aging has become prevalent in the past decades,
especially with the need for individuals to sustain the quality of life with increasing age.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) (2015) "successful aging" refers to the
process of development and maintenance of functional ability which ensures wellness in
older age. Consequently, WHO stipulates that successful aging is a multidimensional
endeavor, including the maintenance of cognitive and physical function, avoidance of
disability and disease, and sustained engagement in productive and social activities.
There are numerous factors which influence successful aging including genetics,
gender, age, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status among other...

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