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Senior Centers

SKU# 9780826117045

Opportunities For Successful Aging

Author: Beverly Beisgen , Marilyn Kraitchman

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Description 

The book features real-life vignettes that bring the text to life, providing readers with the opportunity to see how older adults benefit from senior centers. The Appendix includes a useful list of resources as well.

Professionals who work with older adults including social workers, recreation therapists, nurses, gerontologists, administrators, and students will find this book to be a valuable resource.

The book features real-life vignettes that bring the text to life, providing readers with the opportunity to see how older adults benefit from senior centers. The Appendix includes a useful list of resources as well.

Professionals who work with older adults including social workers, recreation therapists, nurses, gerontologists, administrators, and students will find this book to be a valuable resource.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date November 22, 2002
  • Page Count 416
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826117045
  • EISBN 9780826117038

Table of Contents 

    Foreword
    Preface
    Part I: Introduction
  1. Senior Centers and Successful Aging

  2. Part II: Demographic Background
  3. A Profile of Older Adults
  4. Wants, Needs, and Interests of Older Adults

  5. Part III: Positive Aging Experiences
  6. Volunteerism
  7. Recreation
  8. Life Long Learning
  9. Creativity

  10. Part IV: Activities
  11. The Arts and Aging
  12. Computers
  13. Health Promotion and Physical Fitness
  14. Horticulture
  15. Intergenerational Programs
  16. Travel

  17. Part V: Meeting Special Needs
  18. Grandparenting Issues
  19. Information and Referral Programs
  20. Developmental Disabilities
  21. Sensory Impairments
  22. Mental Health
  23. Caregiving
  24. Spirituality and Aging
  25. End of Life Care

  26. Part VI: Conclusion
  27. Creating a Culture of Philanthropy
  28. Looking Ahead

  29. Afterword