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Ageing Well

Nutrition, Health, and Social Interventions, 1st Edition

Edited by Alan D. Dangour, Emily M. D. Grundy, Astrid E. Fletcher

CRC Press

192 pages

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Many current public health actions and policies aimed at older people revolve around the often prevailing view that failing health is a consequence of ageing. It is now clear that it is possible to postpone or even prevent much of the age-related decline in health that was once thought inevitable. Future policies must recognise this changing paradi

Table of Contents

Introduction, Nutritional Concerns in Old Age, Regular Exercise-the Best Investment For Our Old Age, Major Eye Diseases of Later Life: Cataract and Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Reminiscence in Everyday Talk Between Older People and Their Carers: Implications for the Quality of Life of Older People in Care Homes, Retention of Cognitive Function in Old Age: Why Initial Intelligence is Important, Health Inequalities in Old Age in Britain, Demographic Change, Family Support, and Ageing Well: Developed Country Perspectives, Energy Efficiency and the Health of Older People, Ageing, Health, and Welfare: An Economic Perspective, Methodological Issues in Assessing the Cost Effectiveness of Interventions to Improve the Health of Older People, Minimum Income for Healthy Living: Physical Activity, Anti-ageing, Autonomy, Responding to Increasing Human Longevity: Policy, Practice, and Research, Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED032000
MEDICAL / Geriatrics
MED060000
MEDICAL / Nutrition
MED078000
MEDICAL / Public Health