Gerontology for the health care professional / [edited by] Regula H. Robnett, Walter Chop, and Nancy Brossoie. - Fourth edition. - xx, 403 pages : colored illustrations ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Age matters : profiles of an aging society -- Social gerontology -- Aging in place and the continuum of care -- Loss, grief, death, and dying -- Health literacy and clear communication : keys to engaging older adults and their families -- Policy issues for older adults -- The physiology and pathology of aging -- Cognitive and psychological changes related to aging -- Functional performance in later life : basic sensory, perceptual, and physical changes associated with aging -- Drugs and the older adult -- Nutrition and aging -- Perspectives on oral care in healthy aging and prevention for the older adult -- Sexuality and aging -- Reframing aging issues to ensure a better future.

9781284140569 (pbk. : alk. paper)

2018013913


Geriatrics
Aged
Aging--physiology
Geriatric Assessment

RA 564.8 / .G47 2020

618.97

WT 100