Health Reference Series: Aging Sourcebook

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1893-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 25
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Sept 2021
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Aging Sourcebook, Second Edition provides information about physiology of aging, impact of stress on aging, and how the brain's health can make a difference. It also discusses healthy aging, aging-associated diseases and medical conditions, using medicines safely, and abuses faced by elders.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1. Physiology of Aging
  • Chapter 1— Aging under the Microscope
  • Chapter 2— Aging across the Globe
  • Chapter 3— Aging in the United States
  • Chapter 4— Aging and Its Impact on the Body
  • Chapter 5— Can You Lengthen Your Life?
  • Part 2. Healthy Aging
  • Chapter 6— Quality of Life
  • Chapter 7— Exercise and Physical Activity
  • Chapter 8— Mobility and Aging
  • Chapter 9—Sleep
  • Chapter 10— Skin Care and Aging
  • Chapter 11— Nutrition and Aging
  • Chapter 12—Immunizations
  • Chapter 13— Cognitive Health and Aging
  • Chapter 14— Sexuality and Aging
  • Chapter 15— Mental and Emotional Health
  • Part 3. Diseases and Medical Conditions Associated with Aging
  • Chapter 16— Aging-Associated Cancers
  • Chapter 17— Vascular Disorders
  • Chapter 18— Eye Disorders
  • Chapter 19— Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Chapter 20— Hormonal Imbalances
  • Chapter 21— Falls (Instability)
  • Chapter 22— Mental Disorders
  • Chapter 23— Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Chapter 24— Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Chapter 25— Respiratory Disorders
  • Chapter 26— Renal Disorders
  • Chapter 27— Posttraumatic Stress among Older Adults
  • Chapter 28— Substance Abuse
  • Chapter 29— Heat Stroke
  • Chapter 30— Fatigue in Older Adults
  • Chapter 31— Growing Older with HIV
  • Part 4. Geriatric Healthcare
  • Chapter 32— Stay Healthy after 50
  • Chapter 33— Pain Management
  • Chapter 34— Medicines: Use Them Wisely
  • Chapter 35— Vaccines for Adults Age 65 and Older
  • Chapter 36— Returning Home from Hospital
  • Chapter 37— Complementary and Integrative Health for Older Adults
  • Chapter 38— Online Health Information: Is It Reliable?
  • Chapter 39— Assistive Technology
  • Chapter 40—Transportation
  • Chapter 41— Personal Safety
  • Chapter 42— Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults
  • Part 5. Elder Abuse and Its Impact
  • Chapter 43— Statistics and Data about Elder Abuse
  • Chapter 44— Fact about Elder Abuse
  • Chapter 45— Causes and Characteristics of Elder Abuse
  • Chapter 46— Risk and Protective Factors
  • Chapter 47— Preventing Elder Abuse
  • Chapter 48— What to Do If a Caregiver Mistreats the Elderly
  • Chapter 49— Find Help or Report Abuse
  • Part 6. Senior Living Options and End-of-Life Care
  • Chapter 50— Deciding What Living Solution Is Best
  • Chapter 51— Aging in Home
  • Chapter 52— Choosing a Nursing Home or Other Long-Term Care
  • Chapter 53— End-of-Life Care
  • Part 7. Legal and Economic Issues Related to Aging
  • Chapter 54— Older Employees in the Workplace
  • Chapter 55— The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
  • Chapter 56— Advance Care Planning
  • Chapter 57— Getting Your Affairs in Order
  • Chapter 58— Beware of Health Scams
  • Chapter 59— Paying for Care
  • Chapter 60— Health Coverage for Retirees
  • Chapter 61— Pension Counseling
  • Part 8. Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 62— Glossary of Aging Terms
  • Chapter 63— Directory of Resources That Provide Information about Aging