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Aging Processes and Relationships

  • By: Rosemary Blieszner
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

More adults are living to advanced old age than ever before. In 1900, the average life expectancy was approximately 47 years, and only about 3 million U.S. citizens were 65 years of age or older. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, ...

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