Resources and life-management strategies as determinants of successful aging: on the protective effect of selection, optimization, and compensation.

@article{Jopp2006ResourcesAL,
  title={Resources and life-management strategies as determinants of successful aging: on the protective effect of selection, optimization, and compensation.},
  author={Daniela S. Jopp and J Kristin Smith},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={253-65}
}
In this research, the authors investigated the specific and shared impact of personal resources and selection, optimization, and compensation (SOC) life-management strategies (A. M. Freund & P. B. Baltes, 2002) on subjective well-being. Life-management strategies were expected to be most relevant when resources were constrained, particularly in very old age. In Study 1 (N=156, 71-91 years), age-differential predictive patterns supported this assumption: Young-old individuals' well-being was… CONTINUE READING