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Module 7 Critical Thinking Discussion Forum

Elderhood

Elderhood is the period of life beyond which most people expect to live. In 2010, 6% of the United States population was 75 and older.

For this Discussion, you will reflect on the development of the elderly.

Post by Day 2 at least 2 challenges (either a biological, neurological, physiological, environmental, or systemic challenge) faced by the elderly where the strategies of earlier stages of life may not be adequate to continue on a path of successful adaptation? Identify at least 1 developmentally relevant counseling treatment or intervention you might apply when working through these challenges.

APA Formatting

At least 2 reference sources MUST be used. One of those can be the book that we use which is

Newman, B. & Newman, P. (2015). Development through life: A psychosocial approach (12th ed.). Florence, KY: Wadsworth Publishing.