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Public Health and Aging Maximizing Function and Well-Being

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ISBN-10: 0826121519

ISBN-13: 9780826121516

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Steven M. Albert, Vicki A. Freedman

List price: $65.00
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How do public health policy, programs and ethics respond to the aging population? The second edition of Public Health and Aging introduces key topics central to this discussion. New chapters focus on financing preventive care, on long-term care, chronic disease in older adults, and ethical issues. The new edition also includes expanded discussions of the demography and epidemiology of aging, and of mortality and end of life care. Updated statistics and trends related to physical, cognitive, and affective functioning and new questions to facilitate classroom dialogue make this extensively revised text an essential addition to the field. Key Features: Expanded scope of topics In-depth…    
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Defining Public Health and Aging
Population Aging: Demographic and Epidemiologic Perspectives
The Aging and Public Health Systems
Financing Preventive Care for Older Adults
Aging, Public Health, and Long-term care
Chronic Disease in Older Adults
Physical Function: Disability
Cognitive Function: Dementia