Preparation for Aging: Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Congress of IAUTA Held in Jyvaskyla, Finland, August 12-14, 1994 / Edition 1

Preparation for Aging: Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Congress of IAUTA Held in Jyvaskyla, Finland, August 12-14, 1994 / Edition 1

by Eino Heikkinen, Eino Ed. Heikkinen, Jorma Kuusinen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306450682

ISBN-13: 9780306450686

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

''Full of valuable definitions, descriptions, discussion and succinct summaries....the volume forms an interesting, up-to-date reservoir of information on 'preparation for aging'. As a source of specific insights and alternative perspectives it is a welcome addition to the literature.'' -Aging and Society  See more details below

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''Full of valuable definitions, descriptions, discussion and succinct summaries....the volume forms an interesting, up-to-date reservoir of information on 'preparation for aging'. As a source of specific insights and alternative perspectives it is a welcome addition to the literature.'' -Aging and Society

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306450686
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
306

Table of Contents

Lifelong Learning and Retirement: Meaning and Late Life Learning (H.R. Moody). The Third Age and the Disappearance of Old Age (P. Laslett). Life after Work: Lines, Boundaries, and Spaces (T. Schuller). Health and Quality of Life: The New Public Health Approach to Improving Physical Activity and Autonomy in Older Populations (J.B. McKinlay). Healthy Aging-Utopia or a Realistic Target? (E. Heikkinen). Adding Life to Years! Promoting Quality of Life in an Aging Europe (C. Todd). Gender, Generation, and Aging: Interrelations between Generations in Historical Perspective (B. Odén). Gender and Aging (C.C. Meunier). Gender, Aging, and Quality of Life (G.E. McClearn et al.). Pension Systems and Attitudes to Retirement: Psychological Issues of Aging and Work (P. Huuhtanen). A New Concept for Productive Aging at Work (J. Ilmarinen). What If the Disability Pension Application Is Denied? (R. Gould). Programs for Successful Retirement: Educating Health Professionals in Gerontology: A Canadian Perspective (A.C. Beckingham). Aging Well: European Health Program for Older People (S. Greengross). Retirement Preparation in Subjects of Working Age (F. Marcellini, N. Barbini). 19 additional articles. Index.

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