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CLIP 6596

Ageing: Adapting to Retirement

Ageing: Adapting to Retirement

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Key Info
  • Ageing: Adapting to Retirement
  • Duration: 03:26
  • A recent study of retired people found that there is a correlation between 'purposeful activity' and health and happiness in retirement. Jenny has recently retired from teaching and is finding the adaptation to her new lifestyle difficult. She feels undervalued and is showing the effects of stress. This clip is taken from 'The One Show', first broadcast on 26 November 2008.
  • Subject:

    Society Health and Development


    Growth Development and Lifestyle

  • Keywords: life events, retirement, socialisation, SHD
Ideas for use in class
  • Shows the benefits of social contact and its affect on physical and mental health. Students could watch the clip and identify why some people find it hard to adapt to retirement. Students could use their learning to make a poster or self-help leaflet for people about to retire.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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