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DEATH OF A PARENT: TRANSITION TO A NEW ADULT IDENTITY

by Debra Umberson
It was unusual for a middle-aged adult to have a living parent only a few decades ago. Today, it is common. In fact, parents are not expected to die until they reach old age; it is no unusual now for the lifespans of parents and children to overlap by a period of fifty years or more. …
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