Older women

Older women

Still doing it: the intimate lives of women over 60

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Dierdre Fischel
Diana Holtzberg
Publisher: 
Penguin
Publication Date: 
2010

This book explores the lives of older women. Partnered, single, straight, gay, black and white nine extraordinary women, age 67-87, express with startling honesty and humor how they feel about themselves, sexuality and love in later life and the poignant realities of aging. This was also made into a movie.

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ISBN-10: 1583333207
ISBN-13: 978-1583333204
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Contains bibliographical references and index. 208 pages

Health status and health needs of older immigrant women: individual, community, and societal and policy links

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Ontario Women’s Health Network
Publication Date: 
2007

Examines the impact of social policy on the health status of older immigrant women and the health and social service seeking patterns of older immigrant women.

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Includes bibliographic references.

Ageways 75: focus on older women

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English
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Online
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Issue 75
Publisher: 
HelpAge International
Publication Date: 
July 2010

Discusses the poor health and other impacts of discrimination on older women in the developing world, while highlighting their abilities and contributions; for example, their caregiving for family members with AIDS and for their orphaned children.

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Includes bibliographic references.

Mortality, life and healthy expectancy of Canadian women

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English
Translated Title: 
Mortalité, espérance de vie et de santé des femmes canadiennes
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Online
Author: 
Marie DesMeules
Douglas Manuel
Robert Cho
Publisher: 
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

A chapter from the Women's Health Surveillance Report that examines the causes of death in Canada for women compared with men, and the differences in life expectancies.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Seniors and aging: sexual activity

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the benefits of maintaining sexual activity as we age, and looks at the challenges and health risks.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662439791
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Series: It's Your Health

What are ways to prevent falls and related fractures?

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MA

Looks at ways seniors can prevent falls and minimize broken bones.

22 ways to put more spring in your step

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Go For Your Life
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Australia

Encourages physical activity in older women and men, and provides tips and suggestions.

22 ways to put more spring in your step (Arabic)

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Arabic
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Online
Publisher: 
Go For Your Life
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Australia

Encourages physical activity in older women and men, and provides tips and suggestions, in Arabic.

22 ways to put more spring in your step (Chinese)

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Chinese
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Online
Publisher: 
Go For Your Life
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Australia

Encourages physical activity in older women and men, and provides tips and suggestions, in Chinese.

22 ways to put more spring in your step (Greek)

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Greek
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Online
Publisher: 
Go For Your Life
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Australia

Encourages physical activity in older women and men, and provides tips and suggestions, in Greek.

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