Women and Positive Aging

Written By Lisa Hollis-Sawyer
Women and Positive Aging
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 April 2016
  • ISBN : 9780124201361
  • Pages : 330 pages
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Download or read book entitled Women and Positive Aging by author: Lisa Hollis-Sawyer which was release on 01 April 2016 and published by Academic Press with total page 330 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Women and Positive Aging: An International Perspective presents the noted research in the fields of psychology, gerontology, and gender studies, reflecting the increasingly popular and pervasive positive aging issues of women in today's society from different cohorts, backgrounds, and life situations. Each section describes a bridge between the theoretical aspects and practical applications of the theory that is consistent with the scientist-practitioner training model in psychology, including case studies and associated intervention strategies with older women in each chapter. In addition to incorporating current research on aging women's issues, each section provides the reader with background about the topic to give context and perspective. Examines a comprehensive range of issues for aging women Details current research trends Encompasses a holistic model of women's aging Ranges from physical and mental health in response to aging changes, to social relationships and sexuality Presents a "how to put research into practice" section in each chapter Focuses on topical issues that are relevant to women wanting to optimize their life outcomes as they live, on average, longer than ever before

Women and Positive Aging

Women and Positive Aging
  • Author : Lisa Hollis-Sawyer,Amanda Dykema-Engblade
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-01
  • Total pages : 330
  • ISBN : 9780124201361
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Summary : Women and Positive Aging: An International Perspective presents the noted research in the fields of psychology, gerontology, and gender studies, reflecting the increasingly popular and pervasive positive aging issues of women in today's society from different cohorts, backgrounds, and life situations. Each section describes a bridge between the theoretical aspects ...

Positive Aging

Positive Aging
  • Author : Karen Kaigler-Walker
  • Publisher : Conari Press
  • Release Date : 2008-01-01
  • Total pages : 276
  • ISBN : 9780124201361
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Summary : In Positive Aging, KaiglerWalker explores and illuminates the quest women must take to free themselves from this cultural trap. Using myths, fairy tales, and a series of practical exercises, she peels back the layers of misunderstanding that distort the true nature of female beauty. Identifying the problem as essentially one ...

Positive Aging and Precarity

Positive Aging and Precarity
  • Author : Irina Catrinel Crăciun
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-05-10
  • Total pages : 194
  • ISBN : 9780124201361
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Summary : This book explores positive aging through the lens of precarity, aiming to ground positive aging theories in current social contexts. In recent years, research on aging has been branded by growing disagreements between supporters of the successful aging model and critical gerontologists who highlight the widening inequalities, disadvantages and precarity ...

Women and Aging

Women and Aging
  • Author : Varda Muhlbauer,Joan C. Chrisler,Florence L. Denmark
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-10-20
  • Total pages : 172
  • ISBN : 9780124201361
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Summary : These are paradoxical times to be an older woman. As individual older women take the stage as role models in the arts and the public sphere, female elders as a group are marginalized as dependent, declining and unimportant. Women and Aging surveys the evolving sociopolitical landscape in an era still ...

Silver Linings

Silver Linings
  • Author : Peggy Brown Bonsee
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780124201361
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Women and Positive Aging

Women and Positive Aging
  • Author : Lisa Hollis-Sawyer,Amanda Dykema-Engblade
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-03-03
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780124201361
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Summary : Women and Positive Aging: An International Perspective presents the noted research in the fields of psychology, gerontology, and gender studies, reflecting the increasingly popular and pervasive positive aging issues of women in today’s society from different cohorts, backgrounds, and life situations. Each section describes a bridge between the theoretical ...

Narratives of Positive Aging

Narratives of Positive Aging
  • Author : Amia Lieblich
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-07-16
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9780124201361
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Summary : In Narratives of Positive Aging, Amia Lieblich presents a qualitative study that explores the life narratives of elderly men and women who engage in practices of "positive aging." They belong to a spontaneous community that assembles daily, early in the morning, on a beach near Tel-Aviv, Israel. At the seaside, ...

Women of Clark House

Women of Clark House
  • Author : Jeanette Miller
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Total pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9780124201361
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Summary : Jeanette Miller, herself a resident of Amherst¿s Clark House, is dedicated to the permanent dismantling of the myths, stereotypes, and false information directed toward women over the age of sixty. Women of Clark House: The Art of Positive Aging, based on interviews and observation, is a testament to the ...

Adult Development and Aging

Adult Development and Aging
  • Author : Julie Hicks-Patrick,Bert Hayslip (Jr.),Lisa A. Hollis-Sawyer
  • Publisher : Sage Publications Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780124201361
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Summary : "Julie Hicks Patrick, Bert Hayslip, and Lisa Hollis-Sawyer's Adult Development and Aging: Growth, Challenges, and Longevity documents recent advances in the science of aging and summarizes the complexity of the field from multiple perspectives. The principles of lifespan development guide the text to show the multiple directionality of changes in ...

Remarkable Survivors

Remarkable Survivors
  • Author : Alice Taylor Day
  • Publisher : The Urban Insitute
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Total pages : 314
  • ISBN : 9780124201361
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Summary : Read online Remarkable Survivors written by Alice Taylor Day, published by The Urban Insitute which was released on 1991. Download full Remarkable Survivors Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Handbook on Women and Aging

Handbook on Women and Aging
  • Author : Jean M. Coyle
  • Publisher : Praeger Publishers
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 484
  • ISBN : 9780124201361
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Summary : Statistics show that women live longer than men, and that they constitute a substantial majority of the North American population over age 50. But lack of empirical data on aging women has helped to perpetuate numerous myths and stereotypes. This reference provides a comprehensive overview of current research on women and ...

Contemporary Issues in Gerontology

Contemporary Issues in Gerontology
  • Author : Victor Minichiello
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780124201361
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Summary : Written by leading international experts, this book helps students and practitioners to better understand and cater for the needs of our ageing population. It examines: how services can be provided to meet the expectations and needs of a growing population of ageing citizens within a cost-effective, social justice and positive ...

Gerotranscendence

Gerotranscendence
  • Author : Lars Tornstam, PhD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2005-06-20
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780124201361
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Summary : Given the 2006 GREAT GERONTOLOGY AWARD for outstanding contribution to gerontological research by the Swedish Gerontological Society Received a VALUE GROUND AWARD from the journal Aldreomsorg (Old Age Care) Expanding upon his earlier writings, Dr. Tornstam's latest book explores the need for new theories in gerontology and sets the stage for ...

The Other Within Us

The Other Within Us
  • Author : Marilyn Pearsall,EDITOR *
  • Publisher : Westview Press
  • Release Date : 1997-02-13
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 9780124201361
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Summary : Feminist women bequeath to us a powerful critique of our society's obsession with beauty and impossible body ideals. Having refused makeup, high heels, and short skirts in their youth, these women are now entering the most stigmatized stage in a woman's life—old age. As she becomes the “older woman,” ...

Intermittent Fasting for Women Over 50

Intermittent Fasting for Women Over 50
  • Author : Maria Nutrition
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release Date : 2020-03-07
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9780124201361
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Summary : Are you an over 50s woman and are you thinking to lose weight serenely? Do you need to lose a couple of pounds for the beach? well, keep reading ... In this book, You'll learn: - The benefit of Intermittent Fasting - Intermittent Fasting For Women Over 50 - Tips for Getting ...