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Public health for an aging society

Author: Thomas R Prohaska; Lynda A Anderson; Robert H Binstock
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Public Health and Aging was published to critical acclaim almost fifteen years ago. Much has changed in public health since then. Thomas R. Prohaska, Lynda A. Anderson, and Robert H. Binstock now offer a completely new and updated overview of the field in Public Health for an Aging Society. This comprehensive survey discusses research, policy, and practice; managing and preventing diseases; promoting mental and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas R Prohaska; Lynda A Anderson; Robert H Binstock
ISBN: 9781421404349 1421404346 9781421404356 1421404354
OCLC Number: 728458336
Description: xviii, 431 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Contemporary perspectives on public health / Terrie F. Wetle and Angela Sherwin --
What are the roles of public health in an aging society? / Linda P. Fried --
Financing and organizing health and long-term care services for the older population / Robyn I. Stone and William F. Benson --
Assessing the health and quality of life of older populations : concepts, resources, and systems / Sylvia E. Furner and Lynda A. Anderson --
Social determinants of health inequities and health care in old age / Steven P. Wallace --
Disability and functional status / Laurence G. Branch, Hongdao Meng, and Jack M. Guralnik --
Behavioral risk factors and evidence-based interventions / Susan L. Hughes, Marcia G. Ory, and Rachel B. Seymour --
Translation : dissemination and implementation issues / Thomas R. Prohaska, Renae Smith-Ray, and Russell E. Glasgow --
Family caregiving of older adults / Laura N. Gitlan and Richard Schulz --
Social engagement and a healthy aging society / Nancy Morrow-Howell and Sarah Gehlert --
Public health policy successes / David M. Buchner --
Technology and aging / David Lindeman --
Public health workforce: preparing for an aging society / Janet C. Frank and Joan Weiss --
Disaster preparedness, response, and recovery / Kathryn Hyer and Lisa M. Brown --
Planned and built environments : interactions with aging / William A. Satariano, Marcia E. Ory, and Chanam Lee --
Genomics and aging / Steve M. Albert and M. Michael Barmada --
Global perspectives on public health and aging / Laurence G. Branch and Hongdao Meng --
Resource allocation in an aging society / Robert H. Binstock.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas R. Prohaska, Lynda A. Anderson, and Robert H. Binstock.
Local System Bib Number:
424581

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Students and practitioners will find Public Health for an Aging Society an invaluable resource both in the workplace and the classroom.  Read more...
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This is an essential, timely, well-referenced, and thorough update of the subjects covered in Public Health and Aging. * Choice * I would like to recommend it for all pre-entry health practice and Read more...

 
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