By Chandra M. Mehrotra,Lisa S. Wagner,Stephen Fried,Chandra Mehrotra

ISBN-10: 0415952131

ISBN-13: 9780415952132

ISBN-10: 041595214X

ISBN-13: 9780415952149

This re-creation has been thoroughly rewritten and comprises chapters that deal with key subject matters in variety and getting older: examine tools, mental getting older; well-being ideals, behaviors, and prone; healthiness disparities; casual and formal deal with older folks; paintings and retirement; non secular association and spirituality; and loss of life, demise, and bereavement. Taking a vast view of variety, Mehrotra and Wagner speak about parts of range similar to gender, race or ethnicity, non secular association, social classification, rural-urban group position and sexual orientation. together with those components lets them exhibit the various wealthy complexities of our various tradition - complexities that offer either demanding situations to satisfy the wishes of various inhabitants and possibilities to benefit easy methods to reside in a pluralistic society.

Throughout the ebook, Mehrotra and Wagner current up to date wisdom and scholarship in a fashion that engages readers in energetic studying. instead of easily transmitting details, the authors position ongoing emphasis on constructing readers’ wisdom and abilities; fostering better order pondering and inspiring exploration of private values and attitudes.

Distinctive beneficial properties of the e-book include:

  • Opening vignettes for every bankruptcy that current a sampling of ways the problems to be mentioned follow to various elders.

  • Active studying reports that invite readers to interview varied elders, behavior web searches, and provides an research of a case study.

  • Quizzes on the finish of the chapters aid readers determine the level to which they've got discovered the fabric; the main for every quiz comprises information about right and fallacious responses in order that extra studying can occur.

  • Aging and variety on-line packing containers interspersed in the course of the ebook offer web assets that readers may well use to discover new learn and publications.

  • Suggested readings and audiovisual assets given on the finish of every bankruptcy function a consultant to additional info on subject matters lined within the bankruptcy.

This process of proposing the fabric may also help the readers comprehend and observe key strategies and ideas in ways in which won't simply enhance the lives of older humans they serve, yet also will increase their very own getting older experience.

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