Lifelines

Paperback | January 31, 2002

byMuriel R Gillick

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A Specialist in elder care, Dr. Muriel Gillick examines the complications of lives lived far longer than ever before. This book aims to help the frail elderly and their families cope with the often unforeseen dilemmas of aging: the most common chronic ailments, the acute problems, and their impact on living options. Tracing the stories of four people, Dr. Gillick highlights the various challenges and decisions that arise when frailty develops and discusses the importance of prevention and social responsibility in assessing, treating, and living with frailty.

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A Specialist in elder care, Dr. Muriel Gillick examines the complications of lives lived far longer than ever before. This book aims to help the frail elderly and their families cope with the often unforeseen dilemmas of aging: the most common chronic ailments, the acute problems, and their impact on living options. Tracing the stories...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.73 inPublished:January 31, 2002Publisher:W W NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0393322416

ISBN - 13:9780393322415

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