publication . Article . Other literature type . 1997

Everyday functioning and successful aging: The impact of resources.

Margret M. Baltes; Frieder R. Lang;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1997 Journal: Psychology and Aging, volume 12, pages 433-443 (issn: 0882-7974, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)
Abstract
The goal of this article is to examine differential aging in everyday functioning between resource-rich and resource-poor older adults. Four groups of older adults were identified on the basis of 2 distinct resource factors: a Sensorimotor-Cognitive factor and a Social-Personality factor. The resource-richest group consisted of those participants who were above the median in both factors; those falling below the median in both factors comprised the resource-poorest group; and 2 additional groups consisted of older adults who were above the median in either 1 of the 2 factors. At the level of mean differences, the 4 groups differed in the length of the waking day...
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free text keywords: Ageing, Geriatrics and Gerontology, Social Psychology, Social status, Social support, Human factors and ergonomics, Developmental psychology, Personality, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Activities of daily living, Injury prevention, Successful aging, Cognition, Psychology
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 1997

Everyday functioning and successful aging: The impact of resources.

Margret M. Baltes; Frieder R. Lang;