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Aging and Prevention : New Approaches for Preventing Health and Mental Health Problems in Older Adults :  New Approaches for Preventing Health and Mental Health Problems in Older Adults - Robert E. Hess

Aging and Prevention : New Approaches for Preventing Health and Mental Health Problems in Older Adults

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

By: Robert E. Hess, Sharon Simson (Editor), Laura B. Wilson (Editor), Jared Hermalin (Editor), Robert Hess (Editor)

Hardcover Published: January 1983
ISBN: 9780866561884
Number Of Pages: 160

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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 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

ISBN: 9780866561884
ISBN-10: 0866561889
Series: Prevention in Human Services
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: January 1983
Publisher: HAWORTH PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 14.61  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1

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