Gerontology for the health care professional / [edited by] Regula H. Robnett, Walter Chop, and Nancy Brossoie.
Contributor(s): Robnett, Regula H [editor.] | Chop, Walter C [editor.] | Brossoie, Nancy [editor.].Publisher: Burlington, MA : Jones & Barlett Learning, Edition: Fourth edition.Description: xx, 403 pages : 23 cm. colored illustrations.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781284140569 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Geriatrics | Aged | Aging -- physiology | Geriatric AssessmentDDC classification: 618.97
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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.