Aging, the Individual, and Society / Edition 9 by Susan M. Hillier, Georgia M. Barrow | | 9780495811664 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Aging, the Individual, and Society / Edition 9

Aging, the Individual, and Society / Edition 9

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by Susan M. Hillier, Georgia M. Barrow
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495811661

ISBN-13: 9780495811664

Pub. Date: 03/11/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning

No field of study more completely integrates the mature person over the life course than does gerontology. Understanding senior citizens-who represent a continually growing population-is becoming increasingly important. AGING, THE INDIVIDUAL, AND SOCIETY introduces readers to gerontology in a compassionate way that helps them understand older people and know how to

Overview

No field of study more completely integrates the mature person over the life course than does gerontology. Understanding senior citizens-who represent a continually growing population-is becoming increasingly important. AGING, THE INDIVIDUAL, AND SOCIETY introduces readers to gerontology in a compassionate way that helps them understand older people and know how to work with them. The book balances academic research and practical discussions, integrating social and cultural perspectives with the story of the individual aging process. Activities and enhance reader's understanding and skills by providing many opportunities for experiential learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495811664
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/11/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
972,696
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Aging in America. 2. Stereotypes and Images. 3. Social and Psychological Theories in Later Life Development. 4. Physical Health and Well Being. 5. Mental Health. 6. Friends, Family, and Community. 7. Intimacy and Sexuality. 8. Work and Leisure. 9. Finances and Lifestyles. 10. Living Environments. 11. The Oldest Old and Caregiving. 12. Special Problems. 13. Women and Ethnic Groups. 14. Death and Dying. 15. Politics, Policies, and Programs. Internet Information Resources. References. Photo Credits. Name Index. Subject Index.

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