Possess all multiple intelligences to some degree.
Some more dominant than others on an individual basis.
Adults maximize intelligences
Better reasoning skills and problem solving
Learning and processing of information more difficult
Loss of range of motion
Verbal & Linguistic ASSISTANTS Vision and hearing deteriorate making it difficult for adults to intake and process information unless aided by external devices such as magnifiers and hearing aids.
Logical & Mathematical Monetary exchange is common; however, calculations for making change may be slowed as we age and counting the change is difficult when arthritic or vision impaired.
Visual/Spatial Frank Lloyd Wright Leonardo Di Vinci Simple pleasures such as assembling a jigsaw puzzle become difficult if not impossible when vision is impaired and manual dexterity deteriorates.
Musical & Rhythmic Music appreciation cannot take the same forms as in the past. “Busting a move” is limited by arthritis and range of motion.
Musical & Rhythmic Life long musicians are hampered by deteriorating memory and arthritis.
Bodily & Kinesthetic Physical deterioration makes enjoying some activities difficult and sometimes impossible.
Intrapersonal Self perceptions and abilities are modified by limitations.
Interpersonal Personal interactions are more social rather than career oriented as we transition out of the work force into retirement.
Naturalist Physical limitations reduce joys such as gardening to potted plants rather than in the backyard.