1st Edition

The Ties of Later Life

By Jon Hendricks Copyright 1995
    234 Pages
    by Routledge

    234 Pages
    by Routledge

    Helps you recognise the continuity that runs across the generations from grandparents to grandchildren. This work provides a clear perspective on the actual experiences of the lives of our family and friends.

    Introduction: Kith, Kin and Kind in Later Life More Complexity than Meets the Eye
    Jon Hendricks

    SECTION I: COUPLEHOOD IN LATER LIFE
     Outcomes of Equity/Inequity among Older Spouses

     Pat M. Keith, Robert B. Schafer, and Robbyn Wacker Spousal Characteristics as Predictors of Well-Being in Older Couples

     C├ęcile Quirouette and Dolores Pushkar Gold The Long-Term Marriage: Perceptions of Stability and Satisfaction

     Robert H. Lauer, Jeanette C. Lauer, and Sarah T. Kerr Husbands' and Wives' Perceptions of Marital Fairness across the Family Life Cycle

     Candida C. Peterson Aging Couples and Disability Management

     A. Grand, A. Grand-Filaire,and J. Pous

    SECTION II: A UNION BROKEN
     Widowhood in Elderly Women: Exploring its Relationship to Community Integration, Hassles, Stress, Social Support, and Social Support Seeking

     Julie Pellman The Impact of Religious Orientation in Conjugal Bereavement among Older Adults

     Christopher H. Rosik Elder Maltreatment Items, Subgroups, and Types: Policy and Practice Implications

     Philip A. Hall A Case-Comparison Analysis of Elder Abuse and Neglect

     Michael A. Godkin, Rosalie S. Wolf, and Karl A. Pillemer

    SECTION III: GRANDPARENTING
     Raising Expectations for Grandparents: A Three Generational Study

     Robert Strom and Shirley Strom Grandchildren and Grandparents: Roles, Influences, and Relation- Relationships

     Karen A. Roberto and Johanna Stroes Adult Grandchildren and Their Grandparents: The Enduring Bond

     Lynne Gershenson Hodgson Grandparents and Adult Grandchildren: What Do they Do for One Another?

     Nieli Langer Gender and Perceptions of Grandparenthood

     Jeanne L. Thomas Strengths and Needs of Black Grandparents

     Robert Strom, Pat Collinsworth, Shirley Strom, and Dianne Griswold The Significance of Stepgrandparents

     Debra W. Trygstad and GregoryF. Sanders Contributors 

     

     

    Biography

    John Hendricks