As individuals enter late adulthood, some may look forward to it and find it satisfying, while others may find it challenging. Consider some of the factors that contribute to both perspectives.
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
- In what ways is socioeconomic status related to wellness in old age and life expectancy?
- Is retirement likely to be less stressful in households where both spouses work or twice as stressful? Why?
- Do you think people who are going to die should be told this information? Why or why not? Does your response depend on the person’s age?