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The Handbook of Knowledge-Based Coaching: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE by Diane Brennan, Leni Wildflower

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NEW MODELS OF AGING

As the population of older adults burgeons worldwide, especially with the aging of the baby boomers (Moody, 2010), the field of gerontology is likewise burgeoning. Different challenges and opportunities arise depending on whether you look at aging from a population perspective or an individual perspective. Advances in cognitive science are interfacing with the biological, social, and behavioral sciences, leading to “the changing tenor in the field of aging—from inevitable decline to new opportunities” (Kryla-Lighthall & Mather, 2009, p. 38).

Whether a person is living in optimal circumstances or in the context of challenging life situations, the quality of life in the later years can be enhanced through a variety of measures. ...

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