Gender, ageing and extended working life: Cross-national by Aine Ni Leime,Debra Street

By Aine Ni Leime,Debra Street

A problem to the belief that there's applicable employment to be had for those that are anticipated to retire later and the gender-neutral means the expectancy for extending operating lives is gifted in such a lot policy-making circles.

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You Bring Out the Music in Me: Music in Nursing Homes by D Rosemary Cassano

By D Rosemary Cassano

An enlightening publication, You convey Out the track in Me, explores how track motivates, enriches, touches, relaxes, and energizes the aged in nursing houses. practising tune therapists clarify how track “speaks” to we all, despite our language, tradition, or skills and the way it may be used with teams and participants in nursing houses to motivate rest and expression of feeling and elevate socialization. The chapters surround either track remedy perform in gerontology in addition to functional beliefs and proposals for actions administrators who are looking to use song of their nursing domestic actions courses. This readable booklet contains a background of track remedy, the necessity for study within the box, discussions of tune in teams and song with members, and an invaluable source checklist of track materials.

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Social Networks of Older Adults: A Comparative Study of by Philip Silverman,Laura Hecht,J. Daniel McMillin

By Philip Silverman,Laura Hecht,J. Daniel McMillin

Written via 4 authors, Philip Silverman (PhD, Cornell University), Laura Hecht (PhD, Indiana University), J. Daniel McMillin (PhD, Southern Illinois University), and Shienpei Chang (MA, California nation collage Bakersfield), this exact e-book examines how social networks give a contribution to a feeling of future health and a good self-identity between older american citizens and Taiwanese. even supposing social community research has grown more and more very important within the final a number of many years, few comparisons can be found with chinese language and American samples; this is often the 1st examine venture that compares a Western and an Asian tradition utilizing social community varieties. This learn can also be the 1st ever to take advantage of social community kinds to check hypotheses approximately values, reciprocity, social capital, and the overall healthiness prestige of older adults. the knowledge, amassed via systematic sampling in northeastern Oregon and important Taiwan, are first analyzed for the content material of exchanges with community contributors. Then, the constitution of the social community will depend on cluster research from which 4 community forms are derived. This leading edge, two-part technique finds a deeper knowing of the function social networks play within the caliber of lifestyles between aged in those cultures. via evaluating very various cultures, the learn unearths very important information about the relative impression of broader social alterations and social networks at the health and wellbeing of older adults. the 2 societies signify contrasting cultural sensibilities in regards to the place and remedy of the elderly. but, social adjustments in either nations have had an identical effect on older adults in a few respects, yet no longer in others. the information enable a selection of even if the inherent dissimilarities among a Western and an Asian tradition, or the diversities within the constitution of every community kind, can most sensible account for the difference in trade modalities and results relating to health and self-identity. a last bankruptcy highlights attainable destiny learn in gentle of the theoretical and methodological implications of the findings. This publication is a worthwhile source for these in cultural anthropology, comparative sociology, gerontology, and Asian studies.

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Die Sexualität männlicher Bewohner in Einrichtungen der by Sebastian Riebandt

By Sebastian Riebandt

Masterarbeit aus dem Jahr 2013 im Fachbereich Gerontologie / Alterswissenschaften, observe: 2,1, Technische Universität Dortmund, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Mit der vorliegenden Masterthesis wird das Ziel verfolgt, Faktoren offenzulegen, die die Sexualität männlicher Bewohner in Einrichtungen der stationären Altenhilfe fördern oder hemmen können. Der Fokus liegt dabei auf dem subjektiven Erleben der betroffenen Personen. Dieses wird mit Hilfe eines qualitativen Forschungsdesigns in das Zentrum der Arbeit gestellt.

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Policy and Program Planning for Older Adults: Realities and by Elaine T. Jurkowski MSW PhD

By Elaine T. Jurkowski MSW PhD

This authoritative booklet serves as a useful source for coverage advocates, software planners, and repair supply brokers. It offers an summary of the most important items of laws that at present effect the sphere of getting older, and the lives of older adults; addresses the philosophical, ancient, and demographic demanding situations that they face; and lays out instruments that facilitate coverage and software improvement to incorporate the media, coalition construction, using an explanation base, and healthiness merchandising recommendations. Jurkowski additionally examines significant provider parts for older adults, and the way every one significant mandated application addresses those courses and services--a needs to for this system planner or a provider supply setting.

The booklet is usually super useful to graduate scholars in social paintings, public well-being, and gerontology, construction their figuring out of coverage improvement via a severe research and evaluate of coverage frameworks, and promotes improvement of abilities in shaping courses and enforcing coverage. not like different books during this box, Policy and application making plans for Older Adults makes a speciality of triangulating talents, regulations, and courses for the reader, and blends a social welfare and public future health method of the text's conceptual layout.

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The new science of ageing (New Dynamics of Ageing) by Alan Walker

By Alan Walker

This special publication represents the 1st multi-disciplinary exam of aging, protecting every little thing from uncomplicated telephone biology, to social participation in later lifestyles, to the representations of outdated age within the arts and literature. A finished introductory textual content in regards to the newest clinical proof on aging, the booklet attracts at the pioneering New Dynamics of getting old Programme, the UK’s greatest study programme in growing older. This programme introduced jointly best teachers from around the arts and arts, social and organic sciences and fields of engineering and scientific examine, to review how growing older is altering and the ways that this approach should be made more effective to either participants and society. Comprising person, neighborhood, nationwide and worldwide views, this publication will entice each person with an curiosity in a single of the best demanding situations dealing with the area – our personal ageing.

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Aging, Society, and the Life Course, Fourth Edition by Leslie A., PhD Morgan,Suzanne R., PhD Kunkel

By Leslie A., PhD Morgan,Suzanne R., PhD Kunkel

Doody's rating: ninety one, four Stars

"[This] book's unfading preoccupation with social context, social strategies, and social buildings distinguishes itself and enormously contributes to the discourse in gerontology."--The Gerontologist

This is a entire textbook for either undergraduate and graduate point classes, detailing the impression of societal forces at the getting older method. The ebook specializes in the variety of the older inhabitants, interpreting it from micro/macro views so as to comprehend getting older and the lifestyles direction as social phenomena.

This newest variation examines major adjustments within the box of social gerontology, similar to the paradigms of getting older and the existence direction, the newborn boomer cohorts as they method retirement and later lifestyles, the starting to be curiosity in international getting older, and civic engagement. this article encourages scholars to check getting older from own, familial, neighborhood, societal and international views, together with either the optimistic and unfavourable realities of getting older.

Key beneficial properties:

  • Provides web pages of curiosity on the finish of every bankruptcy
  • Presents provocative essays on love, intercourse, track, medication, and crime to additional extend on bankruptcy contents
  • Provides overview questions and key words as learn courses on the finish of every bankruptcy

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Care of Vulnerable Older People: Legal and Ethical Aspects by Paul Buka,Monica Davis,Madalene Pereira

By Paul Buka,Monica Davis,Madalene Pereira

it's average to anticipate that almost all humans will dwell a comparatively fit lifestyles as they age, with their dignity intact and rights assured. for plenty of, although, fact should be particularly diverse: the findings of key stories spotlight the necessity to bring up understanding of the disasters in healthiness and social care structures to protect susceptible older humans. during this vital textual content, a staff of professional authors brings the focal point to how laws, ethics and nationwide coverage will be utilized to the context of shielding 'at possibility' older adults. transparent and obtainable, the ebook will enhance nurses' abilities in safeguarding weak older humans, aided by means of such invaluable gains as: * specific case experiences to hyperlink idea with perform * specific 'Thinking issues' to motivate readers to mirror on how legislations, coverage and ethics could be utilized to their very own perform * In-depth dialogue of statutory and case legislations, and research of suitable critical Case studies a necessary learn for college kids and certified nurses alike, this article offers the reader with a superb beginning for medical decision-making and safeguarding susceptible older humans, in addition to a discussion board for dialogue and reflection.

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Aging, Globalization and Inequality: The New Critical by Jan Baars,Dale Dannefer,Chris Phillipson,Alan Walker

By Jan Baars,Dale Dannefer,Chris Phillipson,Alan Walker

This ebook is an immense reassessment of labor within the box of serious gerontology, delivering a finished survey of concerns by way of a group of participants drawn from Europe and North the United States. The booklet specializes in the range of how during which age and aging are socially built, and the level to which getting old is being remodeled via procedures linked to globalisation. the gathering bargains a variety of substitute perspectives and visions in regards to the nature of social growing old, creating a significant contribution to theory-building in the self-discipline of gerontology. the various sections of the booklet supply an outline of the main matters and issues underlying the improvement of severe gerontology. those contain: first, the effect of globalisation and of firm companies and companies at the lives of older humans; moment, the criteria contributing to the "social development" of later existence; and 3rd, matters linked to variety and inequality in outdated age, bobbing up during the results of cumulative virtue and drawback over the lifestyles direction. those diversified subject matters are analysed utilizing various theoretical views drawn from sociology, social coverage, political technological know-how, and social anthropology. "Aging, Globalization and Inequality" brings jointly key participants to severe views on getting older and is exclusive within the variety of topics and matters lined in one quantity. The learn strikes ahead a huge region of discussion in reports of getting older, and hence presents the foundation for a brand new form of serious gerontology appropriate to the twenty-first century.

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The Social Context of Ageing: A Textbook of Gerontology by Christina Victor

By Christina Victor

This complete textual content makes a speciality of the social contexts of growing old, the variety of ageing and older humans, and at various factors which are vital to reports of outdated age and growing older. It comprises key chapters on:

  • theoretical and methodological bases for the learn of ageing
  • demographic context of the 'ageing' population
  • health and illness
  • family and social networks
  • formal and casual care and different prone for older people.

Providing a useful advent to the key matters focused on the examine of aging, this e-book is key studying for college kids of sociology, gerontology, social coverage, future health and social care, and pros operating with older people.

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