In Chapter 5 of your textbook, you learned about the
self-concept, which is how an individual thinks of herself or himself.
Although the self-concept is something that is established early in
life, it changes as one grows older through life experiences. After
reading the chapter, address the following :
Discuss the experiences that an individual may
have in her or his later years that may alter that person’s
self-concept. Be sure to discuss experiences that would both positively
and negatively impact her or his self-esteem.
Discuss how your own self-concept may change as
your physical capabilities are decreased. Be sure to explain what
positive and negative aspects you expect to encounter as part of your
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in
length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s)
and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.