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Health Promotion and Aging: Practical Applications for Health Professionals
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Health Promotion and Aging: Practical Applications for Health Professionals

Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 6th
Authors/Editor: Haber, David
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-19917-1
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 89
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Substantially revised and updated, the sixth edition of this classic text continues to define healthy aging by illustrating how to prevent disease and make large-scale improvements toward health and wellness.

New to this edition is current information regarding the future of Medicare, Social Security, and the Affordable Care Act, information about the Healthy People 2020 initiative supported with examples, up-to-date and comprehensive medical screening recommendations, and an extensive review of new developments in complementary and alternative medicine, geriatric mental health, community health, and public health policy. A new section on technology and aging is also included, as well as an instructor's manual.

The text synthesizes current research findings with practical applications, and includes detailed and updated descriptions of the author's own programs that have been recognized by the National Council on the Aging's Best Practices in Health Promotion and Aging.

New to this edition:

- Up-to-date coverage of the future of Medicare, Social Security, the Affordable Care Act, and the Healthy People 2020 initiative
- New section on technology and aging
- Current developments in complementary and alternative medicine
- New findings regarding geriatric physical and mental health and community health
- Current information about exercise, nutrition and weight management
- Updated information on public health policy
- Current trends in long-term care and end-of-life-care
- Updated sociodemographic trends
- Instructor's manual

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Haber, David
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-19917-1
  • Specialty:
    Geriatrics & Gerontology
    Gerontology
    Health Policy
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 6th
  • Pages: 526
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2013
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 89

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