Successful Aging: Strategies for Healthy Living

Paperback | September 30, 1997

byMartin Bloom, Klein, Martin Bloom

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This unique and user-friendly guide addresses both professionals and their clients, detailing health maintenance procedures that clients can perform for themselves. In a clear and lively style, the book describes over 40 preventive and promotive strategies for good health in older people, focusing on natural strengths the elderly possess and can develop, without ignoring inevitable limitations. All aspects of health are addressed, from the physical, through the psychosocial, to the spiritual. Each of the strategies is presented as a series of achievable steps and includes cautions where necessary. `Boxes' are interspersed throughout the text to highlight lists of useful information.

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A user-friendly guide for both professionals and their clients, "Successful Aging" details over 40 preventive, protective, and promotive strategies for good health, effective procedures that clients can perform for themselves. The authors focus on the natural strengths older persons possess or can develop, without ignoring the limitati...

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This unique and user-friendly guide addresses both professionals and their clients, detailing health maintenance procedures that clients can perform for themselves. In a clear and lively style, the book describes over 40 preventive and promotive strategies for good health in older people, focusing on natural strengths the elder...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:222 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:September 30, 1997Publisher:Springer

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ISBN - 10:030645663X

ISBN - 13:9780306456633

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Table of Contents

Primary Prevention for Helping Professionals Working with the New Senior Population. Promoting and Protecting Individual Strengths: Part 1. Promoting and Protecting Individual Strengths: Part 2. Preventing Individual Limitations/Problems. Using Small Groups, Institutions, and Sociocultural Units. Primary Prevention Scanning for Older Persons: Integrating Individual and Group Factors for Healthy Living. Name Index. Subject Index.

From Our Editors

A user-friendly guide for both professionals and their clients, "Successful Aging" details over 40 preventive, protective, and promotive strategies for good health, effective procedures that clients can perform for themselves. The authors focus on the natural strengths older persons possess or can develop, without ignoring the limitations of aging

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`User-friendly for practitioners in gerontology and a must for trainees in the health and helping professions.' Readings `Excellent and useful ... Every medical library should have this book.' Doody's Electronic Journal