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Rural ageing : a good place to grow old?

Author: Norah Christine Keating
Publisher: Bristol : Policy, 2008.
Series: Ageing and the lifecourse
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Addresses the growing interest in 'age-friendly' communities. This work brings together scholars working on issues of how people and places influence experiences of ageing, to examine the conflicting  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norah Christine Keating
ISBN: 9781861349026 1861349025 1861349017 9781861349019
OCLC Number: 781236084
Description: XI, 154 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A critical human ecology perspective on rural ageing ~ Norah Keating and Judith Phillips; Crossing borders: life course, rural ageing and disability ~ Tamara Daly and Gordon Grant; Rurality and ageing well: 'a long time here' ~ Sherry Ann Chapman and Sheila Peace; The evolution of networks of rural older adults ~ G.Clare Wenger and Norah Keating; Distance, privacy and independence: rural home care ~ Joanie Sims Gould and Anne Martin-Matthews; Respite for rural and remote caregivers ~ Neena Chappell, Bonnie Schroeder and Michelle Gibbens; Ageing, disability and participation ~ Janet Fast and Jenny de Jong Gierveld; Participation in rural contexts: community matters ~ Julia Rozanova, Donna Dosman and Jenny de Jong Gierveld; Staying connected: issues of mobility of older rural adults ~ Bonnie Dobbs and Laurel Strain; Ageing and social exclusion in rural communities ~ Thomas Scharf and Bernadette Bartlam; Age-friendly rural communities ~ Jacquie Eales, Janice Keefe and Norah Keating; Revisiting rural ageing ~ Norah Keating.
Series Title: Ageing and the lifecourse
Responsibility: edited by Norah Keating.

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