Aging: the lived experience.

@article{Keller1989AgingTL,
  title={Aging: the lived experience.},
  author={Mary L Keller and E A Elaine A Leventhal and B. Larson},
  journal={International journal of aging & human development},
  year={1989},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={67-82}
}
This exploratory study examined the lived experience of aging in a group of 32 community dwelling adults aged fifty to eighty years (M = 68.4). Respondents completed in-depth interviews in which they described the meaning of aging, the "types of things" associated with aging in themselves and in others, and methods of coping with aging-related changes. Respondents' overall impressions of the meaning of aging were generally positive; however, the changes they associated with aging, both in… CONTINUE READING
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