Challenges of the Third Age: Meaning and Purpose in Later Life

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Active Mastery, 126, 128
adolescence, 13, 17, 135, 175, 189
adult children, 67–68, 149, 153–154, 181, 183
adult education, 64–65, 164, 191–192
affluence, 4, 95–96
Ageless Body, Timeless Mind (Chopra), 46
Age Wave (Dichtwald and Flower), 45
aging
American attitudes toward, 10–11, 23–25, 34, 37, 41–51, 116–117
efforts to forestall symptoms of, 25, 135, 163–164
fear of, 49–51, 134–135
popular writings about, 41–48, 192
as spiritual journey, 46(see oho spirituality)
See also old age; Third Age
“aging in place,” 69–70, 82, 89–95, 98
AIDS, 146
amenity migration, 97, 98
American society
changes in, 48, 133–135, 149, 152–153, 168–169
cohort experiences in, 61, 139–140, 152–153
downgrading of older people in, 10–11, 23–25, 37, 116–117, 132, 133–135, 196
popular writings of, on aging, 41–47, 192
androgyny, 129. See also men: changes in, with aging
Anthony, Susan B., 192
“apocalyptic demography,” 45
Aqil, 123–125, 127–129, 131, 132 young, 128
artifacts, 101, 103, 106. See also possessions
assisted living, 96
“assumptive world,” 16
Atchley, Robert, 43
Baby Boomers, 44, 48, 134–135
Ban Breathnach, Sarah, 47

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