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Aging 10/11

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ISBN-10: 0078050596

ISBN-13: 9780078050596

Edition: 23rd 2011

Authors: Harold Cox

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Annual Editions is a series of over 65 volumes, each designed to provide convenient, inexpensive access to a wide range of current articles from some of the most respected magazines, newspapers, and journals published today. Annual Editions are updated on a regular basis through a continuous monitoring of over 300 periodical sources. The articles selected are authored by prominent scholars, researchers, and commentators writing for a general audience. The Annual Editions volumes have a number of common organizational features designed to make them particularly useful in the classroom: a general introduction; an annotated table of contents; a topic guide; an annotated listing of selected…    
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Book details

List price: $47.33
Edition: 23rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 3/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Preface
Correlation Guide
Topic Guide
Internet References
The Phenomenon of Aging
Unit Overview
Elderly Americans
You Can Stop "Normal" Aging
Living Longer: Diet and Exercise
Secrets to Longevity
Will You Live to Be 100?
Faulty Fountains of Youth
The Quality of Later Life
Unit Overview
Failure to Thrive: Interventions to Improve Quality of Life in the Older Adult
Overweight and Mortality among Baby Boomers-Now We’re Getting Personal
Lifetime Achievements, Harvard Health Letter, July 2006
We Can Control How We Age
Societal Attitudes toward Old Age
Unit Overview
Society Fears the Aging Process
A Healthy Mind, a Longer Life
Research: Oldest Americans Happiest
The Under-Reported Impact of Age Discrimination and Its Threat to Business Vitality
Problems and Potentials of Aging
Unit Overview
Alzheimer’s-The Case for Prevention
Brain Cancer: Could Adult Stem Cells Be the Cause-and the Cure?
Trust and Betrayal in the Golden Years
The Extent and Frequency of Abuse in the Lives of Older Women and Their Relationship with Health Outcomes
Retirement: American Dream or Dilemma?
Unit Overview
Retire Right, Consumer Reports, February 2008
Money for Life
Keep Pace with Older Workers
Color Me Confident
Work/Retirement Choices and Lifestyle Patterns of Older Americans
The Experience of Dying
Unit Overview
Development of Hospice and Palliative Care in the United States
The Grieving Process
End-of-Life Preferences: A Theory-Driven Inventory
Mind Frames towards Dying and Factors Motivating Their Adoption by Terminally Ill Elders
Living Environment in Later Life
Unit Overview
Oh, Lord, Don’t Put Me in a Nursing Home
Where to Live as We Age
Finding a Good Home
Declaration of Independents: Home Is Where You Want to Live Forever. Here’s How
Social Policies, Programs, and Services for Older Americans
Unit Overview
Dignified Retirement: Lessons from Abroad
Social Security’s 70th Anniversary: Surviving 20 Years of Reform
The Corporate Beneficiaries of the Medicare Drug Benefit
Coverage for All
Riding into the Sunset: The Geezer Threat
The New Face of Health Care
As Good as It Gets
Population Aging, Entitlement Growth, and the Economy, Prepared
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