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The Stages of Retirement: Psychological Effects & Examples

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When a person has negative views of retirement and believes it is far off, they are in the _______ stage.

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1. The beginning of retirement, when the novelty of being free is exciting, is the _______ stage.

2. When a person feels at loose ends and not sure what to do with all of the time in retirement, they are in the _______ stage.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand information about the various stages of retirement an older person goes through. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of the stage when a person returns to the workforce and the stage that involves a set routine.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • When a person has negative views of retirement and believes it is far off
  • The beginning of retirement
  • Stage where a person feels at loose ends and not sure what to do with time
  • The stage that involves a set routine and happiness in retiring
  • When a person returns to the workforce

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related retirement lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding information about the beginning of retirement and the initial happiness of it
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the stage where people develop a set routine and are happy with retirement

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to retirement, read through the brief lesson on The Stages of Retirement. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify what retirement is during late adulthood
  • Understand the pre-retirement stage
  • Recall the honeymoon stage of retirement and how it is filled with joy
  • Review the disenchantment stage of retirement and how people can feel uneasy about the direction their life is heading
  • Learn about the reorientation stage and stability stage of retirement
  • Comprehend how termination can happen and that some people enjoy working
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