Anthropology and Aging: Comprehensive Reviews by Robert L. Rubinstein (auth.), Robert L. Rubinstein PhD, J.

By Robert L. Rubinstein (auth.), Robert L. Rubinstein PhD, J. Keith, D. Shenk, D. Wieland (eds.)

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For example, the primary American values of being independent and fully functioning effect health and self-esteem by influencing definitions of proper functioning and equate high health status with independence. Clark concluded the article by reference to five adaptive tasks required for successful aging. These five adaptive tasks were brought forward from her research among community dwelling elderly in San Francisco (Clark and Anderson 1967). These researchers found that each task is required for successful reactions to the inevitable changes of aging (these will be explicated below).

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