Women and Positive Aging, 1st Edition

  • Lisa Hollis-Sawyer
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  • ISBN-10: 0128004576
  • ISBN-13: 9780128004579
  • DDC: 305.262
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 352 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This book presents the noted research in the fields of psychology, gerontology, and gender studies, reflecting the increasingly popular and pervasive positive aging issues of women in today’s society from different cohorts, backgrounds, and life situations.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
On Aging.
Contents.
Authors.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
The Psychology of Women’s Aging.
1: Older Women and Their Mental Health Needs.
2: Women’s Resiliency and Psychological Adaptation to Aging.
3: Aging Self-Acceptance for Women.
4: Aging Women and Mental Aerobics.
Physical Health in Women’s Aging.
5: Physical Changes and Self-Perceptions in Women’s Aging.
6: Aging Women and Health Longevity.
7: Importance of Daily Physical Activity for Older Women.
Women’s Diverse Aging Experiences.
8: Diversity Among Older Women.
9: Expansion of Women’s Roles in Later Life.
10: The Role of Social Relationships for Aging Women.
11: Women’s Sexuality in Later Life.
Aging Women’s Roles in Society.
12: Women’s Economic Health and Work/Retirement in Later Life.
13: Breaking Stereotypes of Aging Women.
14: Civic Engagement and the Power of Older Women.
15: Public Policies and the Next Steps in the Evolution of Women’s Aging.
Appendix A Aging Knowledge and Attitude Surveys.
Appendix B List of National and International Support Resources by Topic.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
On Aging.
Contents.
Authors.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
The Psychology of Women’s Aging.
1: Older Women and Their Mental Health Needs.
2: Women’s Resiliency and Psychological Adaptation to Aging.
3: Aging Self-Acceptance for Women.
4: Aging Women and Mental Aerobics.
Physical Health in Women’s Aging.
5: Physical Changes and Self-Perceptions in Women’s Aging.
6: Aging Women and Health Longevity.
7: Importance of Daily Physical Activity for Older Women.
Women’s Diverse Aging Experiences.
8: Diversity Among Older Women.
9: Expansion of Women’s Roles in Later Life.
10: The Role of Social Relationships for Aging Women.
11: Women’s Sexuality in Later Life.
Aging Women’s Roles in Society.
12: Women’s Economic Health and Work/Retirement in Later Life.
13: Breaking Stereotypes of Aging Women.
14: Civic Engagement and the Power of Older Women.
15: Public Policies and the Next Steps in the Evolution of Women’s Aging.
Appendix A Aging Knowledge and Attitude Surveys.
Appendix B List of National and International Support Resources by Topic.
Index.