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Life After Ninety

By Michael Bury, Anthea Holme

Foreword by Margot Jefferys

Routledge – 1991 – 224 pages

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    978-0-415-04165-2
    March 6th 1991

Description

In Life After Ninety Micheal Bury and Anthea Holme have surveyed and interviewed 200 individuals, living at home and in institutions, to examine old age stereotypes and present a unique picture of the health, quality of life, and social circumstances of the very old. Longevity and the factors which promote it are also discussed, and throughout the book the concept of the 'life course' is employed, which brings together the biographical experiences of individuals, and the changing historical circumstances of the twentieth century, through which they have lived.

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`This is a fascinating study, thoughtfully analyzed and with many reflections which would be useful to anyone studying later life, not merely very late life.' - Medical Sociology News

Name: Life After Ninety (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Michael Bury, Anthea HolmeForeword by Margot Jefferys. In Life After Ninety Micheal Bury and Anthea Holme have surveyed and interviewed 200 individuals, living at home and in institutions, to examine old age stereotypes and present a unique picture of the health, quality of life, and social circumstances of...
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