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Opportunities and Optimism in Aging
Issues in Aging, 3rd edition takes an optimistic view of aging and human potential in later life.
This book presents the most up-to-date facts on aging today, the issues raised by these facts, and the societal and individual responses that will create a successful old age for us all.
Mark Novak presents the full picture of aging- exhibiting both the problems and the opportunities that accompany older age. The text illustrates how generations are dependent on one another and how social conditions affect both the individual and social institutions.
Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:
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|2||Theories and methods||25|
|3||Aging at other times, in other places||52|
|5||Personal health and well-being||98|
|6||Life span development||131|
|7||Race and ethnicity||163|
|8||The health care system||196|
|9||Finances and economics||227|
|10||Retirement and work||255|
|11||Housing and transportation||282|
|12||Leisure, recreation, and education||314|
|13||Family life and social support||338|
|14||Death and dying||377|
|15||Politics and policies||397|
|16||Gerontology careers and you||424|