Explain What Role Does Race/Ethnicity Play In Quality Of Life During Late Adulthood

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Quality of life cannot be similar during late adulthood for all individual. Starting from childhood will determine the type of life a person will live. Cultural, religious, and social factors from early childhood can also influence one’s life in late adulthood. In comparison, a child born into a wealthy family, well brought up, good education, will probably live a better life than a child born into poverty, without proper education. “Children living in low-income families are more than twice as likely to have asthma, a major contributor to school absenteeism, than children in higher-income families”(Kim4). From what I have heard before, a poor family will trade their young daughter to slavery so as to pay a debt owed by the parents. With this, definitely the girl has started a rough life, it might not be possible for her to get out of the slavery, thereby affect her early and late adulthood. Compared to a child brought up with a silver spoon, whose early childhood is promising a better future, thereby possibly leading to a good late adulthood. …show more content…

In both developed and underdeveloped countries, social exposure and wealth play a vital role in the life of every individual. For instance, a wealth family from an underdeveloped country that is capable of giving their child a good education, sponsor to study abroad and overseas, even if returned home after schooling abroad will live a good life, comparing him/her with his counterpart from a developed country. The social aspect may be greater and has a community enforcement of a child from a developed country, compared with the same educational level, social empowerment might not be encouraging for him due to his culture and tradition of where he came

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