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Aging and quality of life

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Published by Springer Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gerontology,
  • Aging,
  • Older people -- Health and hygiene,
  • Quality of life

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRonald P. Abeles, Helen C. Gift, Marcia G. Ory, editors ; Donna M. Cox, editorial assistant.
    SeriesSpringer series on life styles and issues in aging
    ContributionsAbeles, Ronald P., 1944-, Gift, Helen C., Ory, Marcia G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1061 .A4567 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 371 p. :
    Number of Pages371
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1082483M
    ISBN 100826184308
    LC Control Number94006081

    Aging is perceived to decrease quality of life 8; however, when controlled for other factors, the effects of age may disappear. 9 The emergence of the third age demands that we look for predictors of quality of life other than age. Significant events during this stage of the life span include loss of income because of exit from the labour force. This book adds greatly to the conversation of aging, death, and quality of life issues. It goes further than most by flipping the discussion on its head by not defining a "good death" but rather the a "good life".

    Quality of Life and Aging of Women: /ch Aging is the process of becoming older. It represents the accumulation of changes in a human being over time, encompassing physical, psychological, and social. LIFE PLAN FOR THE LIFE SPAN 1. Ten Questions About Aging. To plan effectively for later life, you’ll need to identify your expectations and assumptions about grow-ing older. The following 10 questions will help you focus on aspects of the aging process and what you can do to plan for the future.

      Objectives: In the scientific literature on aging, a recent core issue has been the role of individuals' internal and external resources, which are considered intrinsically connected, in contributing synergistically to physical and psychological quality of life (QoL). The current study investigates the way in which psychological factors—such as, loneliness, resilience, and mental states, in.   Hence, it is central for public health organizations to focus on the quality of life (QoL) of this population. The concept of QoL includes two main dimensions: the feeling of well-being and the health related quality of life (HRQol) which are strong indicators of successful aging [2,3]. The distinction of these two dimensions is interesting.


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