Learning Objectives

  • Be aware of young, emergent or early adulthood theoretical models and how they apply to all types of well-being indicators (i.e. physical, cognitive, social and emotional well-being)
  • Understand the continuation of development through the different stages of middle adulthood, from transition versus crisis in all types of well-being indicators
  • Understand how physical and cognitive functioning, as well as social and emotional behaviours, change as we age through older adulthood, and how people can be encouraged to age successfully