Social Gerontology

Social Gerontology

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This best-selling, multidisciplinary, social aging text presents positive images of aging while considering the many factors that contribute to how aging individuals experiences life. Up-to-date and expanded, this text offers a comprehensive view that presents aging positively, portraying concepts of active aging and resiliency, and defining qproductive agingq by elaborating on the numerous ways elders contribute to society and their families. Based on the latest research findings, it offers greater depth to critical issues of aging, attending to differences by age and cohort, gender, ethnic minority status, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. 0205802621 / 9780205802623 Social Gerontology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective with MySocKit Package consists of 0205684297 / 9780205684298 MySocKit -- Valuepack Access Card 0205763138 / 9780205763139 Social Gerontology: A Multidisciplinary PerspectiveCongruent with the person-environment perspective and the concept of active aging, the environment may need to be restructured, so that a person with arthritis is able to walk around and keep up with daily activities, but is not burdened by extreme press or demands. ... providers can be instrumental in recommending such modifications and helping elders locate programs, such as minor home repair, anbsp;...

Title:Social Gerontology
Author:Nancy R. Hooyman, H. Asuman Kiyak
Publisher:Pearson Education - 2008


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