Understanding Quality of Life in Old Age

Paperback | June 1, 2005

byAlan Walker

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 3.54 × 2.32 × 0.22 inPublished:June 1, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0335215238

ISBN - 13:9780335215232

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Table of Contents

List of contributors
Preface

Investigating Quality of Life in the Growing Older Programme
Quality of Life: Meaning and Measurement
Dimensions of the Inequalities in Quality of Life in Older Age
Getting Out and About
Family and Economic Roles
Social Involvement: Aspects of Gender and Ethnicity
Social Isolation and Loneliness
Frailty, Identity and the Quality of Later Life
Identity, Meaning and Social Support
Elderly Bereaved Spouses: Issues of Belief, Well-being and Support
Conclusion: From Research to Action

References
Index