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Family Relationships in Later Life : Sage Focus Editions (Paperback) - Timothy H. Brubaker

Family Relationships in Later Life

Sage Focus Editions (Paperback)

By: Timothy H. Brubaker (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st March 1990
ISBN: 9780803933224
Number Of Pages: 324

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The first edition of "Family Relationships in Later Life" marked the beginning of a serious interest in the intersection of family scholarship and study of the aged. It outlined the nature of interpersonal relationships within the family of the aged, some major issues concerning families of the elderly and some policy and intervention issues. This second edition carries on the tradition of its predecessor. Each chapter synthesizes the present knowledge on the topic. Each also presents the author's most recent empirical work on the subject or suggests applications of this knowledge to policy or practice. Contributors come from a variety of disciplines. The new edition of "Family Relationships in Later Life" ia a tool for research, practice and instruction for family professionals and gerontologists.

Specific Family Relationships
An Overview of Family Relationships in Later Life
Aging Couples and the Family System
Sexuality and Marital Quality Among Older Married Couples
The Adult Child and Older Parents
Sibling Interaction in Later Life
Grandparent and Grandchild Relationships
Issues Related To Later Life Family Relationships
Sex Roles in the Older Family
Widowhood
Loss, Change, and Adaptation
The Unmarried Elderly
Age, Sex, and Ethnicity
Elder Abuse
Myth and Reality
Family Support in Relation to Health Problems of the Elderly
Variations Among the Elderly in Black, Hispanic, and White Families
Practice And Policy Issues
Toward Understanding Health in Older Families Impacted by Catastrophic Illness
Stress Perceived by Elderly Recipients of Family Care
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ISBN: 9780803933224
ISBN-10: 0803933223
Series: Sage Focus Editions (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 1st March 1990
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.72 x 14.07  x 2.08
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised