Aging

Aging

Aging well: the complete guide to physical and emotional health

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Jeanne Wei
Sue Levkoff
Publisher: 
John Wiley & Sons
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a reference guide that focuses on the physical and emotional issues that affect seniors and their loved ones.

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AGIN.W45 2000
ISBN 0471082066
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The encyclopedia of health and aging: the complete guide to well-being in your later years

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English
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Author: 
Evelyne Michaels
Publisher: 
Key Porter Books
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides information on how to stay healthy and what to do when minor or major health problems occur.

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AGIN.M53 2001
ISBN 1552633322

Health expectations for older women: international perspectives

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English
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Sarah B. Laditka (ed.)
Publisher: 
The Haworth Press, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Binghamton, NY

Explores international trends in health and longevity with a special focus on older women.

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AGIN.H43 2002
ISBN 0789019272
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The fountain of age

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English
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Betty Friedan
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at the realities of aging in a society that worships youth.

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AGIN.F75 1993
ISBN 0671898531
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Connecting gender & ageing: a sociological approach

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English
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Sara Arber (ed.)
Jay Ginn (ed.)
Publisher: 
Open University Press
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Buckingham, UK

Looks at the differential social effects of ageing on women's and men's roles, relationships and identity.

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AGIN.A73 1995
ISBN 0335194702
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

How to avoid falling: a guide for active aging and independence

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English
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Eric Fredrikson
Publisher: 
Firefly Books Ltd.
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Richmond Hill, ON

Provides a practical guide to minimizing the occurence of falls as well as their devastating effects.

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AGIN.F74 2004
ISBN 1554070155 (pbk.)
ISBN 1554070198
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

As time goes on (Inuktitut)

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Inuktitut
Author: 
Aluki Rojas
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Pauktuutit Inuit Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses health changes that occur to women as they age with particular emphasis on menopause and osteoporosis, in Inuktitut. Does not take into account the 2002 guidelines on HRT.

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ISBN 1894396324

Women in Europe: towards healthy ageing

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English
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Online
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European Institute on Women's Health (EIWH)
Publication Place: 
Dublin, Ireland

Reports on four health problems that impact women in middle and later years: heart disease, osteoporosis, cancer, and depression. Suggests programs of action for dealing with each problem and outlines policy discussions and recommendations.

HelpAge International

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Advocacy

Develops grassroots work which directly supports older people. Supports and strengthens organisations working in practical ways to benefit older people. Provides a voice for older people, especially the most disadvantaged.

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+44 20 7278 7778
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Email Address: 
hai@helpage.org
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+44 20 7713 7993
Street Address: 
PO Box 32832
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London
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N1 9ZN

Gender, health and ageing

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English
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Online
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World Health Organization
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Examines the gender differences in patterns and impact of major diseases of the elderly, as well as in access to health care services.

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