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Introduction to Aging: A Positive, Interdisciplinary by Judith A. Sugar PhD,EdD Riekse Robert J.,PhD Holstege

By Judith A. Sugar PhD,EdD Riekse Robert J.,PhD Holstege Henry,MA Faber Michael

"This new textbook creates a paradigm shift with a truly functional method of challenge fixing. getting older is an asset. Its specialize in good care instead of simply ill care via figuring out actual health, sexual health, patron health, dietary health and social health between others, all aspect to getting older as an asset resulting in civic health and the opportunity of intergenerational aid. this article can help springboard Gerontology into the twenty first Century because the box growing pleasure and wish for college kids and lecturers alike."

Cullen T. Hayashida, Ph.D.
Director, Kupuna (Elder) schooling Center
Kapi'olani group College
University of Hawaii

This research-based but hugely enticing textbook for undergraduate and masters-level students ushers in a brand new paradigm of aging-that of getting older as a favorable level of lifestyles. It deals an interdisciplinary viewpoint at the large variety of issues that include gerontology, utilizing theoretical and research-based details whereas supplying engrossing narratives and actual examples of latest tendencies, impressive findings, and debatable topics.

The quantity dispels some of the myths approximately getting older via cautious reporting of proof, concerns, and tendencies. It sheds a good gentle on aging by way of viewing the aged and close to previous as a various, able subset of our inhabitants. A dialogue of roles within the kin, place of work, and bigger society besides actual adjustments, health and wellbeing, sexuality, residing atmosphere, paintings, retirement, and cultural issues exhibit the demanding situations and possibilities confronted by way of our quickly getting older inhabitants.

This textual content comes with entry to PowerPoint slides and an instructor's handbook together with studying ambitions, key words, try out questions, recommended subject matters for essays and dialogue, and recommended school room actions and homework assignments.

Key Features:

  • Conceptualizes getting older in the USA as a favorable social revolution with far-reaching outcomes
  • Dispels adverse myths approximately getting older
  • Engages the reader with shiny narratives
  • Includes functional functions of information during the textual content
  • Includes instructor's guide, PowerPoint slides, and assets for extra studying possibilities
  • Targeted to the wishes of undergraduate and masters-level gerontology scholars

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