Those that have the ability to work do so in order to maintain social relationships fighting the isolation, and loneliness that is a major problem.
Currently older adults in the United States succumb to more minor symptoms of depression at a higher then that of younger adults.
The minimum age to be considered a late adult is His wife passed away six and a half years ago from terminal illness. Surviving on social security income alone is nearly impossible. People over the age of 65 have gone through a life of changes.
Adjustments into retirement can be difficult to overcome; retirement is one of the hardest situations to adjust to. This age period is the only human development period that is continuous, meaning this is the last stage before death ensues.