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Title Successful aging through the life span : intergenerational issues in health / May L. Wykle, Peter J. Whitehouse, Diana L. Morris, editors.

Published New York : Springer Pub. Co., [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  613.0438 SUCC    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 213 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Foreword / Robert E. Eckardt -- Introduction / May L. Wykle, Peter J. Whitehouse and Diana L. Morris -- Pt. I. Health and productivity - challenging the mystique of longevity / May L. Wykle -- 1. Can aging be interpreted as a healty, positive process? / Eric T. Juengst -- 2. Maximizing the productive engagement of older adults / Nancy Morrow-Howell, Fengyan Tang, Jeounghee Kim, MiJin Lee and Michael Sherraden -- 3. From successful aging to conscious aging / Harry R. Moody -- Pt. II. What constitutes successful aging? / Diana L. Morris -- 4. Exercise and the generations / Beverly L. Roberts and Patricia A. Adler -- 5. Food for thought ... and good health / Grace J. Petot -- 6. Successful aging in the face of chronic disease / Eva Kahana, Cathie King, Boaz Kahana, Heather Menne, Noah J. Webster, Amy Dan, Kyle Kercher, Alexandra Bohne and Carolyn Lechner -- Pt. III. Aging across generations - interactions that work / Peter J. Whitehouse -- 7. Multigenerational issues that impact on successful aging in seniors : caregiving - a precious gift / Peter A. DeGolia -- 8. Women and intergenerational caregiving in families : structure, ethnicity, and building family ties / Carol M. Musil, Camille B. Warner, Eleanor P. Stoller and Tanetta E. Andersson -- 9. Effects of a Montessori-based intergenerational program on engagement and affect for adult day care clients with dementia / Cameron J. Camp, Silvia Orsulic-Jeras, Michelle M. Lee and Katherine S. Judge -- 10. Using a learning environment to promote intergenerational relationships and successful aging / Catherine Whitehouse, Stephanie J. FallCreek and Peter J. Whitehouse -- Epilogue : just aging : issues in intergenerational health / Peter J. Whitehouse.
Summary "This book explores the best practices for successful aging, examines trends in intergenerational caregiving, and defines roles and responsibilities across the life span. Topics addressed include how to maximize productive engagement of older adults; how multigenerational issues impact successful aging; and the ways in which a learning environment can promote inter-generational relationships."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Wykle, May L.
Whitehouse, Peter J.
Morris, Diana L., RN.
Subject Older people -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
Older people -- United States -- Social conditions.
Intergenerational relations -- United States.
Aging -- United States.
ISBN 0826125646