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Life After Ninety

Life After Ninety (Hardback)

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In Life After Ninety Micheal Bury and Anthea Holme have surveyed and interviewed 200 individuals, living at home and in institutions, to examine old age stereotypes and present a unique picture of the health, quality of life, and social circumstances of the very old. Longevity and the factors which promote it are also discussed, and throughout the book the concept of the 'life course' is employed, which brings together the biographical experiences of individuals, and the changing historical circumstances of the twentieth century, through which they have lived.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsAge groupsAge groups: adultsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesCare of the elderlyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesSocial work Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 07/03/1991 ISBN-13: 9780415041652  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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