ERIC Number: ED328828
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jan-31
Reference Count: N/A
Empowerment for Later Life. ERIC Digest.
Myers, Jane E.
This digest discusses empowerment for older adults, examining the aging of the population and the adverse effects of societal attitudes toward aging on the self-esteem, locus of control, and emotional health of older adults. The Social Reconstruction Syndrome (SRS) is discussed as a model for interventions to offset the adverse effects of social breakdown. Wellness, developmental counseling, and prevention are also discussed as empowerment strategies. (TE)
Descriptors: Counselor Client Relationship, Emotional Adjustment, Helping Relationship, Individual Power, Locus of Control, Older Adults, Personal Autonomy, Retirement, Self Efficacy, Self Esteem
ERIC/CAPS, 2108 School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.