Handbook of aging and the family
No other reference provides such a comprehensive and timely overview of theory and research on family relationships, the contexts of family life, and major turning points in late-life families. It includes many suggestions for theoretical and practical applications for future research on a score of important topics. This multidisciplinary survey is an invaluable library reference and teaching resource intended for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, teachers, and practitioners -- for gerontologists, family scholars, psychologists, sociologists, historians, social workers, health-care providers, and policy makers.
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Historical Perspectives on the Family and Aging
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activities adult children adulthood affect African Americans aging parents American assistance behavior benefits Bengtson bereavement Beverly Hills Blieszner caregiving changes Cicirelli cohort concept context couples cultural death divorce economic Ekerdt elders empty nest ethnic experience family caregiving family development family members family relations family relationships family theory family therapy functions gender grandchildren grandparent visitation grandparenthood grandparents groups Hagestad Handbook Hareven Hispanics household impact increased individual interaction intergenerational issues Italian American Journal of Gerontology Journal of Marriage kinship later later-life families leisure living Lopata Mangen marital married Medicaid Medicare networks Newbury Park norms nuclear family old age older adults parent-child patterns persons perspective Pillemer population Press problems psychological responsibility retirement role Sage Social Sciences Social Security Social Security Administration social support society Sociology spouse status studies symbolic interactionism Szinovacz theoretical transitions U.S. Senate Vinick well-being widowed widowhood women York