Hutchison, E. D. (2018). Dimensions of human behavior: The changing life course (6th ed.).
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Chapter 9: Late Adulthood
Articles & Other Readings
Case Studies from Chapter 9
Case 9.1 The Smiths in Early Retirement
• Describe the balance of gains and losses the Smiths are experiencing.
• What formal or informal support would help to shift this current balance that you described above?
• How did Lois’s divorce at age 43 influence her retirement trajectory? How might it have been different if the divorce occurred at age 33?
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Trauma Through the Life Cycle: A Review of Current Literature
Straussner, S., & Calnan, A. (2014). Trauma through the life cycle: A review of current literature. Clinical Social Work Journal, 42(4), 323-335. doi:10.1007/s10615-014-0496-z
The Meaning of ‘Place’ to Older Adults
Sokolec, J. (2016). The meaning of ‘place’ to older adults. Clinical Social Work Journal, 44(2), 160-169. doi:10.1007/s10615-015-0545-2
Medicare Standards for Social Work Practice in Home Health Care
Goode, R. A. (2000). Medicare standards for social work practice in home health care. In Social Work Practice In Home Health Care, (pp. 81-89). New York, NY: Routledge