Resilience Strategies for Successful Aging

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Geraldine Alves dos Santos, Profa. Dra.
Raquel Maria Rossi Wosiack, Dra.
Andrea Varisco Dani, Esp.
Victória Haas Masiero
Kélen Lord Kleemann
Jacinta Sidegum Renner, Profa. Dra.
Gilson Luis da Cunha, Dr.

Abstract

The objective of this research was to analyze the strategies resilience and SOC (selection, optimization and compensation) in elderly residents of Ivoti/Brazil. The methodology used was quantitative and descriptive. Participated in the study 193 people aged 60-79 years living in the city of Ivoti. The instruments used were the Resilience Scale and the Inventory SOC. It was found that the participants scored on scale high resilience and the SOC strategy used mostly was the selection for loss, followed by compensation. There was no significant difference in the use of strategies by men or women, or in relation to age groups 60-69 years and 70-79 years. The conclusion was that to be resilient may be a necessary factor for successful aging materializes.

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Santos, G., Wosiack, R. M., Dani, A., Masiero, V., Kleemann, K., Renner, J., & da Cunha, G. (2018). Resilience Strategies for Successful Aging. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 6(9), 91-103. https://doi.org/10.31686/ijier.Vol6.Iss9.1158
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