By Phellas Constantinos (auth.), Constantinos Phellas (eds.)
Between longer lifestyles expectations and declining beginning premiums, Europe’s elder inhabitants is growing to be right into a tremendous minority with massive influence on international locations, healthiness structures, and economies—in different phrases, international implications in addition to neighborhood and local ones. these making an investment within the well-being of older adults desire a double viewpoint: the social and medical complexity of getting older and the bigger forces shaping those experiences.
Aging in eu Societies examines getting older traits around the continent, studying person and collective variables that have an effect on the lives of older adults, and drawing salient comparisons with different components of the area. An interdisciplinary panel of specialists presents conception, study, and empirical findings (with examples from the united kingdom, Cyprus, Sweden, and others) in key parts equivalent to family members and social helps, actual and cognitive alterations, dependence and autonomy concerns, and residing preparations. The book’s wide-net process bargains insights into not just getting older, yet getting older good. And of specific value, it info ways to defining and measuring the elusive yet the most important proposal, caliber of lifestyles. incorporated within the coverage:
- The power for know-how to enhance elders’ caliber of life.
- Dementia and caliber of lifestyles issues.
- Changes in practical skill with getting older and over time.
- Family networks and helps in older age.
- Factors influencing inequalities in caliber of life.
- Late-life studying within the E.U.
Gerontologists, sociologists, overall healthiness and cross-cultural psychologists, and public well-being policymakers will welcome Aging in ecu Societies as a springboard towards persevered dialogue, new instructions for study, and enhancements in coverage and practice.
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Aging in European Societies: Healthy Aging in Europe by Phellas Constantinos (auth.), Constantinos Phellas (eds.)