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ACA Media Spotlight: Defeating the Deficit Model of Aging

Jun 10, 2015
In her June column for Psychology Today, Dr. Catherine Roland, ACA president-elect-elect, discussed our ability to defeat the deficit model of aging by learning how to reframe perspectives on life. As we get older, we sometimes forget to recognize our strengths and achievements.
“To reframe a concept is not to negate reality, but rather a strategy in which to invest and then cultivate. Sometimes just changing an attitude or an inner direction can make an enormous difference in how we negotiate the remainder of our lives, regardless of the age we begin the reframe,” writes Dr. Roland

Read the full Psychology Today blog here.

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ACA Media Spotlight: Defeating the Deficit Model of Aging

by User Not Found | Jun 10, 2015
In her June column for Psychology Today, Dr. Catherine Roland, ACA president-elect-elect, discussed our ability to defeat the deficit model of aging by learning how to reframe perspectives on life. As we get older, we sometimes forget to recognize our strengths and achievements.
“To reframe a concept is not to negate reality, but rather a strategy in which to invest and then cultivate. Sometimes just changing an attitude or an inner direction can make an enormous difference in how we negotiate the remainder of our lives, regardless of the age we begin the reframe,” writes Dr. Roland

Read the full Psychology Today blog here.