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Aging in the Twenty-first Century A Developmental Perspective

Aging in the Twenty-first Century: A Developmental Perspective

1st Edition


By Len Sperry, Harry Prosen
December 31, 2023

Covering a wide range of topics, this collection of original essays deals with the consequences and challenges of our growing aging population on society. It emphasizes aging as a developmental process while addressing the future of the practice of geropsychiatry and geriatric psychotherapy. This ...

Part-Time Employment for the Low-Income Elderly Experiences from the Field

Part-Time Employment for the Low-Income Elderly: Experiences from the Field

1st Edition

By Leslie B. Alexander, Lenard W. Kaye
January 27, 1997

Based on interviews and case records, this study of low-income older persons who hold part-time jobs fills an important gap in research about the work experiences of this segment of our population. Although part-time work for the elderly persons studied has both negative and positive consequences, ...

Services to the Aging and Aged Public Policies and Programs

Services to the Aging and Aged: Public Policies and Programs

1st Edition

Edited By Paul K. Kim
September 06, 1995

This series attempts to address the topic of aging from a wide variety of perspectives and to make available some of the best gerontological thought and writings to researchers, professional practitioners, and students in the field of aging as well as in other related areas.This volume is an ...

Men Giving Care Reflections of Husbands and Sons

Men Giving Care: Reflections of Husbands and Sons

1st Edition

By Phyllis B. Harris, Joyce Bichler
January 16, 2019

First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Language and Communication in Old Age Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Language and Communication in Old Age: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Heidi Ehernberger Hamilton
April 24, 2016

This volume explores physiological and psychological changes in speech among the elderly, drawing on 20 years of research on the physical and emotional aspects of language and communication. Index....

Continuing to Care Older Americans and Their Families in the 21st Century

Continuing to Care: Older Americans and Their Families in the 21st Century

1st Edition

By Karen Ann Conner
October 19, 2000

"Continuing to Care?" describes the challenges of an aging America and changing family system. Caregiving has always been a primary obligation of the family based on an informal intergenerational contract that specifies "who owes what to whom." This system of intergenerational reciprocity has been ...

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