The subjects in this text range over basic biology, practical physiology, geriatric and community medicine, nursing studies, the history of social policy, social care practice, demography, the analysis of social statistics and educational theory.
This is the first book in the series of Age Concern Institute of Gerontology (ACIOG) at King's College London. It demonstrates the scope and challenge of gerontological inquiry and understanding. The subjects in this text range over basic biology, practical physiology, geriatric and community medicine, nursing studies, the history of social policy, social care practice, demography, the analysis of social statistics and educational theory. The last three chapters attempt to point to the way ahead and include discussions of a number of priority research and policy questions.
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Part 1 Ageing processes: basic biological aspects of ageing, Alan Hipkiss and Alan Bittles; the production and removal of abnormal proteins - a key question in the biology of the ageing, Alan Hipkiss; the role of Mitochondria in cellular ageing, Alan Bittles; eyes and age, Robert Weale; the ageing of populations, Tony Warnes. Part 2 Ageing and elderly people in society: ageing and social policy - a twentieth century dilemna, Andrew Blaikie and John Macnicol; successful ageing and life course reciprocity, Toni Antonucci and James Jackson; living arrangements and social support in later life, Emily Grundy; the need for support, Janet Askham; planning health care - the community approach, James McEwen; health care of the elderly - the concept of progress, Cameron Swift; key issues in nursing elderly people, Sally Redfern. Part 3 Prospects - third age lives in the next generation: changing attitudes and expectations, Mark Abrams; education and later life, Brian Groombridge; responding to the challenge of ageing, Tony Warnes.
Human Ageing and Later Life by A. M. Warnes
A. M. Warnes
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