Aging Well

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Aug 24, 2011 - Medical - 596 pages
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Aging Well: Gerontological Education for Nurses and Other Health Professionals brings a fresh outlook to gerontological education and promotes the experience of aging as a positive circumstance, and elders as a treasure of society. Discussion centers on the application of research findings to encourage elders to rise above and beyond disability, to help them retain their identity of personhood, and integrate into society in general and their immediate community in particular. Contributors include individuals from the academic gerontological community and clinicians as well as experts from related fields such as social policy and community planning. This comprehensive text contains vital information necessary to caring for elders, including topics such as disease and disabilities associated with aging, to illuminate underlying philosophical tenants and social issues. Each chapter provides a summary of the key points with suggestions on how to apply them on a daily basis.

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Issues Central to Gerontological Education
Innovative Learning Activities
Addressing Social Issues Related to Gerontology
Practice Imperatives
Promoting Personhood and Quality of Life in Elders
Cultural Perspectives on Aging
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