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Aging and Prevention

New Approaches for Preventing Health and Mental Health Problems in Older Adults

By Robert E Hess

Routledge – 1983 – 160 pages

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    978-0-86656-188-4
    January 1st 1983

Description

Renowned specialists on aging explore the meaning of prevention and provide practical information about programs and services for the elderly. Interesting chapters focus on the prevention of long-term care institutionalization, alternative health delivery systems, informal support networks, and the prevention of domestic neglect and abuse of elderly adults.

Contents

Contents Preface

  • Introduction
  • Social Policies and Programs for the Elderly as Mechanisms of Prevention
  • The Status of Preventive Care for the Aged: A Meta-Analysis
  • Healthy Aging Through Knowledge and Self-Care
  • Targeting Community Services to High-Risk Elders: Toward Preventing Long-Term Care Institutionalization
  • Prevention of Unnecessary Geriatric Deaths: Differential Rate of Morbidity/Mortality on Admission to Long Term Care Facilities
  • An Alternative Health Delivery System for the Chronically Ill Elderly
  • Health, Prevention, and Television: Images of the Elderly and Perceptions of Social Reality
  • Older Women and Informal Supports: Impact on Prevention
  • Opportunities for Prevention of Domestic Neglect and Abuse of the Elderly

Name: Aging and Prevention: New Approaches for Preventing Health and Mental Health Problems in Older Adults (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Robert E Hess. Renowned specialists on aging explore the meaning of prevention and provide practical information about programs and services for the elderly. Interesting chapters focus on the prevention of long-term care institutionalization, alternative health...
Categories: Gerontology/Ageing, Psychotherapy, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health