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- xviii, 213 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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- Morris, Diana L.Whitehouse, Peter J.Wykle, May L.
- "The France Payne Bolton School of Nursing and the University Center on Aging and Health at Case Western Reserve University sponsored the 14th Florence Cellar Gerontology Conference on October 7, 2002, in Cleveland, Ohio ... the issues and ideas that were discussed at the conference are presented in this book."--p. xvii."This edited volume results from a 1-day-conference, "Successful Aging Through the Life Span-Intergenerational issues in Health," which was held on October 7, 2002, in Cleveland, Ohio."--p. xv.Contents: Can aging be interpreted as a healthy, positive process? / E.T. Juengst -- Maximizing the productive engagement of older adults / N. Morrow-Howell ... [et al.] -- From successful aging to conscious aging / Harry R. Moody -- Exercise and the generations / B.L. Roberts and Patricia A. Adler -- Food for thought ... and good health / Grace J. Petot -- Successful aging in the face of chronic disease / Eva Kahana ... [et al.] -- Multigenerational issues that impact on successful aging in seniors: caregiving- a precious gift / Peter A. DeGolia -- Women and intergenerational caregiving in families: structure, ethnicity, and building family ties / Carol M. Musil ... [et al.] -- Effects of Montessori-based intergenerational program on engagement and affect for adult day care clients with dementia / Cameron J. Camp ... [et al.] -- Using a learning environment to promote intergenerational relationships and successful aging / Catherine. Whitehouse, Stephanie J. FallCreek, and Peter J. Whitehouse -- Epilogue. Just aging: issues in intergenerational health / Peter J. Wwhitehouse.Includes bibliographical references.Summary: "This book explores the best practices for successful aging, examines trends in intergenerational caregiving, and defines roles and responsibilities across the life span. Topics addressed include how to maximize productive engagement of older adults; how multigenerational issues impact successful aging; and the ways in which a learning environment can promote inter-generational relationships."--BOOK JACKET.