The number of elderly throughout the world is increasing steadily, especially in the USA and Europe. The second edition of Ageing: The Facts examines the recent political and demographic changes, and the advances in medical knowledge that affect the elderly population. The extensive revision provides a wealth of information on the physical, mental, and sociological aspects of aging. This practical manual explores various aspects of growing old, gives advice to geriatric care practitioners, and offers a positive approach to aging.
About the Author
Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
University of Cambridge
Table of Contents
1. The World Grows Grey