Wellbeing in Later Life uses the latest research from a variety of disciplines to address and correct common myths and misconceptions about aging.
- Covers topics ranging from biological mechanisms that affect aging to lifestyle, attitudes, and social factors
- Examines the challenges of humanity’s increasing life expectancy and includes recommendations for maintaining and enhancing wellbeing in later life
- Makes meaningful connections between research and practice to link aspects of aging which have previously been considered separate
- Part of the six-volume Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, which brings together leading research from across the social sciences
Keywords: Applied Psychology, Aging, ageing, older adulthood, gerontology, geropsychology, geriatrics, frailty, old age, universal design, memory, cognition, retirement, assisted living, dementia, Alzheimer&rsquo, s disease, elderly, Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide