Nurse's Role in Promoting Optimal Health of Older Adults Thriving in the Wisdom Years

ISBN-10: 0803622457

ISBN-13: 9780803622456

Edition: 2012

Authors: Jean W. Lange
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Description: Why focus on the negative aspects of growing old while most older adults are leading positive, fulfilling, and active lives even while dealing with the changes associated with aging and chronic illnesses?Promote healthy aging; learn what it means to age successfully; and develop the tools and resources that can optimize well-being during the later years in life with the guidance you'll find inside.The author, a nationally recognized expert in the field of gerontology addresses the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of older adults based on a holistic, mid-range nursing theory of successful aging. Contributions from healthcare professionals in exercise physiology, nutrition, pharmacy and elder law help you understand how these disciplines work together to benefit patients.

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List price: $76.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 9/2/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 5.25" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Thriving in Old Age
What Does It Mean to AgeSuccessfully?
Mid-Range Theory of Successful Aging
Understanding Older Adults: U.S. and Global Perspectives
Opportunities and Challenges of Growing Old
An Evidence-Based Team Approach to Optimal Wellness
Engaging Older Adults as Partners in Their Care
Optimizing Physical Health and Functioning
Health Priorities for the Older Adult
Challenges to Physical Health
Assessing the Older Adult: What's Different?
Staying Physically Fit as We Age
Assistive Technology to Optimize Physical Functioning
Optimizing Rest and Sleep Patterns
Intimacy, Sexuality, and Aging
Healthy Eating
Using Medications Safely and Effectively
Optimizing Economic and Social well-Being
Economic Considerations of Aginj
Living Safely in the Environment
Legal Considerations
Older Adults as Caregivers and Care Recipients
Relating to Older Adults in a Culturally Diverse World
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Older Adults
Optimizing Mental Well-Being and Spiritual Fulfillment
Challenges to Mental Wellness
Spirituality in Aging
Planning for the End of Life
international Perspectives on Aging
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