New PDF release: Faces of Women and Aging

By Ellen Cole,Esther D Rothblum,Nancy C Davis

detect the varied methods getting older ladies try and care for the common demanding situations of loss, disease, and loss of life besides the issues of being previous girls in a society that values girls almost always as sexual companions or manufacturers of kids. previous girls are usually visible as negative, powerless, and pitiful in our sexist and youth-oriented society. the fact is that girls age even more effectively than do males and they're more and more within the majority as our inhabitants a long time. those truths and others are offered in Faces of girls and Aging--a assortment written by means of ladies, a few whom are themselves older ladies who deliver their distinctive existence reviews and personalities to the topic.

This uplifting publication emphasizes that heart and previous age are simply phases of progress and improvement, not only seasons of loss and decline because the finish ways. A wealth of themes are coated in Faces of ladies and getting older that expand the reader’s wisdom of the issues of girls and getting older including:

  • how to take care of vainness within the face of sexism, ageism, and serious illness
  • the difficulties of being unmarried or divorced within the later years
  • the difficulties of preserving an excellent physique picture for older ladies in a society which values the younger and the beautiful
  • the extra problems of minority ladies, in particular lesbians and local American women
  • increased dependency attributable to disorder and lack of companions

    Faces of ladies and getting older combines own narratives that function reminders of the people in the back of statistics and case reports with theoretical observations which support therapists support older ladies do something about the day-by-day hardships in addition to the extra catastrophic difficulties of aging.

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