Health Promotion and Aging

Health Promotion and Aging

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Praise for the fifth edition: qI applaud Dr. Haber for addressing key concepts and issues in health promotion and aging, and making them accessible, respectful, mindful, and empowering.q -Marilyn R. Gugliucci, PhD Director, Geriatrics Education and Research, University of New England Past President, AGHE qDavid Haber has done it again! ...A must-have for students and faculty alike.q -Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, FAAN Substantially revised and updated, the sixth edition of this classic text continues to define healthy aging by illustrating how to prevent disease and make large-scale improvements toward health and wellness. New to this edition is current information regarding the future of Medicare, Social Security, and the Affordable Care Act, information about the Healthy People 2020 initiative supported with examples, up-to-date and comprehensive medical screening recommendations, and an extensive review of new developments in complementary and alternative medicine, geriatric mental health, community health, and public health policy. A new section on technology and aging is also included, as well as an instructorAss manual. The text synthesizes current research findings with practical applications, and includes detailed and updated descriptions of the authorAss own programs that have been recognized by the National Council on the AgingAss Best Practices in Health Promotion and Aging. New to this Edition: Up-to-date coverage of the future of Medicare, Social Security, the Affordable Care Act, and the Healthy People 2020 initiative New section on technology and aging Current developments in complementary and alternative medicine New findings regarding geriatric physical and mental health and community health Current information about exercise, nutrition and weight management Updated information on public health policy Current trends in long-term care and end-of-life-care Updated sociodemographic trends InstructorAss manual... number of very old, frail adults, the likelihood that the supply of such services will meet the need is unlikely based on funding trends. ... the American Dietetic Association, and the National Council on Aging, resulted in the production of a manual that begins with a checklist, ... Trade Association, which believes that the buying trend of the past decade has been led by the health-conscious baby boomers.

Title:Health Promotion and Aging
Author:David Haber, PhD
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2013-03-26


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