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Aging

Author: Harold Cox
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Dushkin, ©1997.
Series: Annual editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 11th ed
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Cox
ISBN: 0697363287 9780697363282
OCLC Number: 36918928
Notes: Reprints from various periodicals.
Description: [iv], 240 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Unit 1 The phenomenon of aging : Can you live longer? What works and what doesn't / from Consumer Reports --
Exercise isn't just for fun / from Aging --
Why we get old / from Harvard Medical School Health Letter --
Why we will live longer ... and what it will mean / Richard I. Kirkland Jr. --
The mind connection / Beth Baker --
Caloric restriction and aging / Richard Weindruch. Unit 2 The quality of later life : Sexuality and aging : what it means to be sixty or seventy or eighty in the '90s / from Mayo Clinic Health Letter --
Religiosity, aging, and life satisfaction / Harold Cox, André Hammonds --
Roles for aged individuals in post-industrial societies / Harold G. Cox --
Women in our aging society : golden years or increased dependency? / Cynthia M. Taeuber --
Men and women aging differently / Barbara M. Barer --
Overselling depression to the old folks / Stanley Jacobson --
New passages / Gail Sheehy. Unit 3 Societal attitudes toward old age : Saved by the hand that is not stretched out : the aged poor in Hubert von Herkomer's Eventide, a scene in the Westminster Union / Jennifer McLerran --
In search of a discourse on aging : the elderly on television / John Bell --
What doctors and others need to know : six facts on human sexuality and aging / Richard J. Cross --
Amazing greys / Mary Nemeth --
Learning to love (gulp!) growing old / Jere Daniel. Unit 4 Problems and potentials of aging : How to take care of aging parents / Brian O'Reilly --
American maturity / Diane Crispell, William H. Frey --
Older persons and the abuse and misuse of alcohol and drugs / Anthony Traxler --
Silent saviors / Linda L. Creighton --
Understanding elder abuse and neglect / Rosalie S. Wolf. Unit 5 Retirement, American dream or dilemma? : The busy ethic : moral continuity between work and retirement / David J. Ekerdt --
Retirement prospects of the baby boom generation : a different perspective / Richard A. Easterlin, Christine Macdonald, Diane J. Macunovich --
Rethinking retirement / Paula Mergenhagen --
The economics of ageing / Barbara Beck. Unit 6 The experience of dying : Coping with dying : lessons that we should and should not learn from the work of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross / Charles A. Corr --
Physician-assisted dying : contemporary twists to an ancient dilemma / Russell L. McIntyre --
Going home to die / Karen Orloff Kaplan --
Ashes to ashes, dust to dust : is there any future for cemeteries? / Eleanor Weinel --
The American way of dying / Susan Brink. Unit 7 Living environments in later life : The story of a nursing home refugee / Katharine M. Butterworth --
Group homes for people with dementia : a Swedish example / Bo Malmberg, Steven H. Zarit --
Final indignities : the care of elders with dementia / Jennifer Foote --
Retirement migration and economic development in high-amenity, nonmetropolitan areas / D. Gordon Bennett --
Caring for aging loved ones / Jackie Fitzpatrick. Unit 8 Social policies, programs, and services for older Americans : Canada's health insurance and ours : real lessons, big choices / Theodore R. Marmor, Jerry L. Mashaw --
Can we afford old age? / Jack Meyer --
Heading for hardship : the future of older women in America / Fran Leonard, Laura Loeb --
The unquiet future of intergenerational politics / Walter A. Rosenbaum, James W. Button --
How adult protective services evolved and obstables to ethical casework / Paula M. Mixson.
Series Title: Annual editions.
Responsibility: editor, Harold Cox.

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