Aging Our Way Lessons for Living from 85 and Beyond

ISBN-10: 0199797900

ISBN-13: 9780199797905

Edition: 2011

Authors: Meika Loe

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List price: $35.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/6/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 344
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

#60;b#62;Kelly Joyce#60;/b#62; is Associate Professor of Sociology at the College of William and Mary. Dr. Joyce#8242;s research on technology, science, and health has been published in #60;i#62;Science as Culture#60;/i#62; and #60;i#62;Social Studies of Science#60;/i#62;, amongst others. Her book #60;i#62;Magnetic Appeal: MRI and the Myth of Transpa#60;/i#62;rency(2008) offers a sociological exploration of magnetic resonance imaging [MRI] technology. Her current research examines autoimmune illnesses.#60;p#62;#60;b#62;Meika Loe#60;/b#62; is Associate Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at Colgate University in New York. Her critical scholarship on culture, age, medicine, technology, and gender has appeared in a range of academic journals including #60;i#62;Contexts, Gender & Society, Feminism and Psychology, Symbolic Interaction, Sexualities,#60;/i#62; and #60;i#62;Sociological Inquiry.#60;/i#62; She is the author of #60;i#62;The Rise of Viagra: How the Little Blue Pill Changed Sex in America#60;/i#62; (2004), and a forthcoming book on nonagenarians.

Prologue: 30-60-90: On Age and Perspective
Introduction: Living at Home and Making it Work
Continue to Do What You Did
(Re) Design Your Living Space
Live in Moderation
Take Time for Self
Askfor Help; Mobilize Resources
Connect with Peers
Resort to Tomfoolery
Care for Others
Reach out to Family
Get Intergenerational; Redefine Family
Insist on Hugs
Be Adaptable
Accept and Prepare for Death
Conclusion: New Perspectives on the Oldest Old
Postscript: On Doing Ninety (by Ann)
Epilogue: Updates on Study Participants
Appendix: Best Practices in Supporting Aging in Place
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