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By Judith A. Sugar PhD,EdD Riekse Robert J.,PhD Holstege Henry,MA Faber Michael

"This new textbook creates a paradigm shift with a really functional method of challenge fixing. getting older is an asset. Its specialise in good care instead of simply unwell care through figuring out actual health, sexual health, buyer health, dietary health and social health between others, all aspect to getting older as an asset resulting in civic health and the opportunity of intergenerational aid. this article might help springboard Gerontology into the twenty first Century because the box growing pleasure and desire for college students and academics alike."

Cullen T. Hayashida, Ph.D.
Director, Kupuna (Elder) schooling Center
Kapi'olani neighborhood College
University of Hawaii

This research-based but hugely attractive textbook for undergraduate and masters-level students ushers in a brand new paradigm of aging-that of getting older as a good level of existence. It deals an interdisciplinary standpoint at the wide diversity of themes that include gerontology, utilizing theoretical and research-based info whereas supplying engrossing narratives and actual examples of latest tendencies, miraculous findings, and arguable topics.

The quantity dispels some of the myths approximately getting older via cautious reporting of proof, matters, and traits. It sheds a good gentle on aging through viewing the aged and close to previous as a various, able subset of our inhabitants. A dialogue of roles within the relations, office, and larger society besides actual adjustments, wellbeing and fitness, sexuality, residing atmosphere, paintings, retirement, and cultural concerns display the demanding situations and possibilities confronted by way of our quickly getting older inhabitants.

This textual content comes with entry to PowerPoint slides and an instructor's handbook together with studying goals, key words, attempt questions, recommended issues for essays and dialogue, and recommended lecture room actions and homework assignments.

Key Features:

  • Conceptualizes getting older in the United States as a favorable social revolution with far-reaching effects
  • Dispels destructive myths approximately getting older
  • Engages the reader with vibrant narratives
  • Includes useful functions of data during the textual content
  • Includes instructor's handbook, PowerPoint slides, and assets for added studying possibilities
  • Targeted to the wishes of undergraduate and masters-level gerontology scholars

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