Ryff's Theory Of Ageing

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Havighurst (1961) defined it as "adding life to the years" and "getting satisfaction from life". Ryff (1982) viewed successful and graceful ageing as positive or ideal functioning related to developmental work over the life course. Fisher (1992) has drawn attention to the strategies for coping. Gibson (1995) stated that successful ageing "refers to reaching one's potential and arriving at a level of physical, social, and psychological well-being in old age that is pleasing to both self and others. In the Encyclopedia of Ageing, Palmore (1995) has observed that a comprehensive definition of graceful ageing would combine “survival (longevity), health (lack of disability), and life satisfaction (happiness)”. Additionally, some gerontologists …show more content…
2.15.3 Protection of Women from Domestic Normal Violence Act, 2005. This Act provides protection to the females of every age. The mother, grandmother, widow aunt etc, may file a petition against her son / male of the family for maintenance. If she is subjected to domestic violence andis eligible to claim various reliefs providedunder the Act.
2.15.4 The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 Considering the need to protect the rights of senior citizens and to further the constitutional objectives, the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 was enacted. Under this Act, the meaning of term
(a) 'Parent', is father or mother whether biological, adoptive or step father or step mother; and
(b) 'Senior Citizen’, is defined as a person who has attained the age of 60 years or above. The Act provides that an application for maintenance can be made by
(c) parent or grand-parent, against one or more of his /her children, i.e., son, daughter, grandson and granddaughter, not being a minor;

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