(noun) “[T]he idea that as people age, they transcend limited views of life they held in earlier times” (OpenStax College 2012).
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- Tornstam, Lars. 2005. Gerotranscendence: A Developmental Theory of Positive Aging. New York: Springer.
OpenStax College. 2012. Theoretical Perspectives on Aging. Connexions, May 18, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42973/1.3/).