Aging in Good Health
November 2002 - kartoniert - 371 Seiten
Among the specific issues discussed are the role of negative life events in adapting to growing old, spiritual needs of those near the end of life, emotional health and maturity, ethical issues in family relations and care-giving, the planning and consequences of retirement, elder abuse, over-medication, drug and alcohol abuse, nutritional recommendations, increasing physical activity, improving physician-patient communication, valuable services in the community, and the role of volunteers. Through the varying perspectives, this inviting collection develops an overall picture of the needs of ageing individuals and offers successful approaches to the diverse challenges of later years.
Sue E. Levkoff, Sc.D., M.S.W., S.M., is associate professor of psychiatry at Brigham and Women's Hospital, associate professor of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and associate professor of Health and Social Behavior at Harvard School of Public Health.
Yeon Kyung Chee, Ph.D., is instructor in the Department of Social Medicine and Division of Aging at Harvard Medical School.
Shohei Noguchi, B.A., is founder of Mejiro Human Science College, Mejiro Life Science College, and Chuo College of Law in Japan.
..". an informative grouping of thought, practical information, research, and thought-provoking trends and topics on aging ... a great resource."
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