Successful Ageing Theory

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As the population of older adults continues to increase and more are living longer, the roles of occupational therapists become vitally important to promote successful ageing and optimal life satisfaction. Since the perceptions of “successful ageing” may vary from person-to-person, it is important for therapist to assess the client using a top-down approach to improve functional outcomes. Psychological ageing theories and successful ageing studies in gerontology can be used to encompass best-practice interventions for both the acute and chronically ill. These theories and studies have continued to show a positive correlation between meaningful activities and overall life satisfaction. Given the presented case study, implementation of best-practice
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