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Title The many dimensions of aging / Robert L. Rubinstein, Miriam Moss, Morton H. Kleban, editors
Published New York : Springer Pub., [2000]
©2000

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Description xxvi, 289 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Foreword / Elaine M. Brody -- I. Environment and Aging. 1. Theory and Practice of Place: Toward an Integrative Model / Gerald D. Weisman, Habib Chaudhury and Keith Diaz Moore. 2. The Ecological Theory of Aging: Powell Lawton's Legacy / Lucille Nahemow. 3. Adjusting Person-Environment Systems: Helping Older People Live the "Good Life" at Home / Laura N. Gitlin -- II. Health and Quality of Life. 4. Time and Function / Steven M. Albert. 5. Assessing Quality of Care Among Chronic Care Populations: Conceptual and Statistical Modeling Issues / Jeanne A. Teresi, Douglas Holmes and Marcia Ory. 6. Family and Nursing Home Staff's Perceptions of Quality of Life in Dementia / Margaret A. Perkinson. 7. Style Versus Substance: The Cross-Cultural Study of Well-Being / Allen Glicksman -- III. Studies of Affect. 8. The Assessment and Integration of Preferences into Care Practices for Persons with Dementia Residing in the Nursing Home / Kimberly Van Haitsma. 9. Opportunities for Redefining Late Life Depression Ab Initio / Ira R. Katz -- IV. Personal and Human Development. 10. A Stage Theory Model of Adult Cognitive Development Revisited / K. Warner Schaie and Sherry Willis -- V. Caregiving. 11. Caregiving Research: Looking Backward, Looking Forward / Rachel A. Pruchno. 12. Appraisals of Dependence Versus Independence Among Care-Receiving Elderly Women / Sandra Litvin -- VI. Community and Program Development. 13. If You Want to Understand Something, Try to Change It: An Essay Honoring Powell Lawton / George L. Maddox. 14. Community Planning and the Elderly / Robert Newcomer and Carrie Griffin. 15. Research As a Resource for Planning and Practice / Avalie R. Saperstein and Abby Spector. 16. Outcomes Research in Mental Disorders of Late Life: Alzheimer's Disease As Example / Barry D. Lebowitz
Summary "Dedicated to M. Powell Lawton and his continuing work in the field of gerontology, this book contains a selection of essays by persons who have worked with him or with his ideas over the last few decades. Each contributor's essay addresses some aspect of Dr. Lawton's contributions to the field. Authored by experts in gerontology, the chapters address the latest research findings and their implications for understanding and helping the elderly. This volume provides a broad overview of advances in the field for researchers, professionals, and graduate students."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "Dedicated to M. Powell Lawton"--Prel. p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Older people -- Psychology.
Older people -- Social conditions.
Older people -- Health and hygiene.
Quality of life.
Gerontology.
Aged.
Aging.
Quality of Life.
Health Services for the Aged.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Author Moss, Miriam.
Lawton, M. Powell (Mortimer Powell), 1923-2001.
Kleban, Morton H.
Rubinstein, Robert L.
LC no. 99031415
ISBN 0826112471