Third edition. |Jones & Bartlett Learning,Burlington, MA :c2015.
ISBN: 1284038874 (paperback, w/ online access)
Physical Description:printxix, 420 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Publisher:Burlington, MA :Jones & Bartlett Learning,c2015.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Demographic trends of an aging society -- Social gerontology -- The physiology and pathology of aging -- The cognitive and psychological changes associated with aging -- Functional performance in later life : basic sensory, perceptual, and physical changes associated with aging -- Geriatric pharmacotherapy -- Nutrition and aging -- An oral perspective on healthy aging and prevention for the older adult -- Sexuality and aging -- Living options and the continuum of care -- Policy and ethical issues for older adults -- Health literacy and clear health communication : teaching and writing so older adults understand -- Future concerns in an aging society.