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Gerontology: Perspectives and Issues, Third Edition by Kenneth F., PhD Ferraro,Janet M., PhD Wilmoth

By Kenneth F., PhD Ferraro,Janet M., PhD Wilmoth

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THE GROUNDBREAKING textual content ON GERONTOLOGY, up to date to handle THE INTERDISCIPLINARY NATURE OF THE examine OF AGING

  • What is Gerontology?
  • How Does getting older impact the brain and the Body?
  • How Does Social Context impression getting older and existence direction Development?
  • What are the desires and pursuits of an Older Population?

These questions are sparking an important study in gerontology, and this 3rd variation of the perennial textual content brings the study and its ensuing theories from around the quite a few disciplines into one huge review of gerontology. This interdisciplinary method is essential to constructing a powerful "gerontological imagination," an important base for the examine of gerontology.

Use this quantity to find the mobile realities of getting older along the social forces that play a task in constructing Alzheimer's. learn the results of meals and workout in older lives and find out how the demographics of getting older have an effect on them. by way of combining wisdom from varied disciplines, Wilmoth and Ferraro have created a complete photo of gerontology this present day that may improve any direction guideline and supply a brand new window into the way forward for the discipline.

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