Successful aging and adaptations with chronic diseases / Leonard W. Poon, Sara Hall Gueldner, Betsy M. Sprouse, editors.
Contributor(s): Poon, Leonard W | Gueldner, Sarah Hall | Sprouse, Betsy MMaterial type: TextSeries: Springer series on life styles and issues in aging: Publisher: New York : Springer Pub., ©2003Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 261 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780826119766; 082611976X; 0826119751; 9780826119759; 1281811173; 9781281811172; 9786611811174; 6611811176Subject(s): Older people -- Health and hygiene | Older people -- Medical care | Chronic diseases | Personnes âgées -- Santé et hygiène | Personnes âgées -- Soins médicaux | Maladies chroniques | MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Healthy Living | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Reference | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Holism | Chronic diseases | Older people -- Health and hygiene | Older people -- Medical care | Chronische ziekten | Veroudering (biologie, psychologie) | Saúde do idoso | Envelhecimento | Assistência à saúde | Doença crônica | Atividades cotidianas | Psicologia do idoso | Aging | Chronic Disease | Activities of Daily Living | Adaptation, Psychological | AgedGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic book. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Successful aging and adaptations with chronic diseases.DDC classification: 613/.0438 LOC classification: RA564.8 | .S825 2003ebOther classification: 71.36 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Annotation This book reviews, coalesces, and expands what we know about how older adults successfully experience the aging process, and how they feel about and live with chronic illnesses.
Foreword; Preface; Contributors; 1 Self-Rated Successful Aging: Correlates and Predictors; 2 Successful Aging and Reciprocity Among Older Adults in Assisted Living Settings; 3 Successful Aging: Intended and Unintended Consequences of a Concept; 4 Health Expectancy: An Indicator of Successful Aging and a Measure of the Impact of Chronic Disease and Disability; 5 Risk and Protective Factors for Physical Functioning in Older Adults With and Without Chronic Conditions: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging; 6 Health Expectancy, Risk Factors, and Physical Functioning
7 Coping with Comorbidity8 Coping with Specific Chronic Health Conditions; 9 Managing Multiple Chronic Health Conditions in Everyday Life; 10 Coping with Multiple Chronic Health Conditions; 11 Metanarratives Surrounding Successful Aging: The Medium Is the Message; References; Index