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    A Unique Perspective on Aging

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Apr 5, 2017 10:43:55 AM

    At a time when many people are living longer, more creatively and functionally, historic notions of what it's like to grow old are changing. Aging Wisely… Wisdom of our Elders is a unique resource that reflects the ideas, opinions and experiences of a diverse group of senior citizens. Each story provides a unique perspective on the physical, emotional, and social aspects of growing old from those who have made the journey. 

    Each chapter presents an aspect of aging including a discussion of physical changes, emotional losses, and financials, as well as what contributes to satisfaction and happiness in later years. Every personal story closes with “Reflections for the Readers”, a series of questions correlated to the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Core Competencies.

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    Topics: allied health, geriatrics, New Text, gerontology, AGHE, Personal Health, siegel, aging, aging wisely, association for gerontology in higher education, silverman

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