The Resource Healthy aging : challenges and solutions, edited by Ken Dychtwald

Healthy aging : challenges and solutions, edited by Ken Dychtwald

Label
Healthy aging : challenges and solutions
Title
Healthy aging
Title remainder
challenges and solutions
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ken Dychtwald
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.1/9897
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA777.6
LC item number
.H45 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1999 B-992
  • WT 104
NLM item number
H4345 1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dychtwald, Ken
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older people
  • Older people
  • Aging
  • Aging
  • Health Behavior
  • Health Policy
  • Health Services for the Aged
  • Longevity
  • Health Behavior
  • Aging
  • Personnes aÌgeÌes
  • Personnes aÌgeÌes
  • Personnes aÌgeÌes
Label
Healthy aging : challenges and solutions, edited by Ken Dychtwald
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction : healthy aging or Tithonius' revenge / Ken Dychtwald. I. The science of healthy aging. Revolution in longevity / Robert N. Butler -- Successful aging / John W. Rowe and Robert L. Kahn -- The case for healthy aging and the compression of morbidity / James F. Fries -- Do physical activity and physical fitness avert premature mortality? / I-Min Lee and Ralph S. Paffenbarger, Jr. -- The case for preventing decline in the aging brain / Zaven S. Khachaturian -- Biotechnology : molecular engineering for healthy aging / Ronald W. Eastman. II. Gerontologizing the practice of health care. The future of geriatrics : a call to action / Robert N. Butler -- The past, present and future of gerontologic nursing / May L. Wykle and Patricia E. McDonald -- The geriatric evaluation and treatment unit : a model site for acute care of frail elderly patients, education and research / Howard M. Fillit and Myron Miller -- Creativity and healthy aging / Gene D. Cohen -- New models of health care for elders at risk / Chad Boult and James T. Pacala -- Geriatric assessment and managed care / Howard M. Fillit ... [et al.] -- Older, sicker, smarter, and redefining quality : the older consumer's quest for service / Bruce Clark
  • III. Making healthy aging a key priority of healthcare financing. The political economy of health care for the elderly population / Uwe Reinhardt -- Healthy aging in the national interest : the politics of research / Daniel Perry -- The insurer's role in shaping a new health care agenda / Patrick G. Hays -- The growing pains of aging : disability, aging and baby-boomers / Fernando Torres-Gil and Michelle Putnam -- Long-term care choice : a simple, cost-free solution to the financing puzzle / Stephen A. Moses -- The media's role : beyond the medical model of journalism on aging / Paul Kleyman. IV. Wellness and self-care : the next generation. The past, present and future of self-care / Molly K. Mettler -- Lifestyle and longevity : mind over matter / Kenneth R. Pelletier -- Exercise, nutrition and healthy aging : establishing community-based exercise programs / William J. Evans -- Reversing disease through diet and exercise : the Pritikin approach / Robert Pritikin -- Toward appropriate use of medical care among the aged / Donald M. Vickery -- Community-wide prevention programs--they work / John W. Farquhar, Caroline Schooler and June A. Flora
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 415 p.
Isbn
9780834213630
Lccn
98039726
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u202042-01umb_inst
  • 946295
  • (OCoLC)39706912
Label
Healthy aging : challenges and solutions, edited by Ken Dychtwald
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction : healthy aging or Tithonius' revenge / Ken Dychtwald. I. The science of healthy aging. Revolution in longevity / Robert N. Butler -- Successful aging / John W. Rowe and Robert L. Kahn -- The case for healthy aging and the compression of morbidity / James F. Fries -- Do physical activity and physical fitness avert premature mortality? / I-Min Lee and Ralph S. Paffenbarger, Jr. -- The case for preventing decline in the aging brain / Zaven S. Khachaturian -- Biotechnology : molecular engineering for healthy aging / Ronald W. Eastman. II. Gerontologizing the practice of health care. The future of geriatrics : a call to action / Robert N. Butler -- The past, present and future of gerontologic nursing / May L. Wykle and Patricia E. McDonald -- The geriatric evaluation and treatment unit : a model site for acute care of frail elderly patients, education and research / Howard M. Fillit and Myron Miller -- Creativity and healthy aging / Gene D. Cohen -- New models of health care for elders at risk / Chad Boult and James T. Pacala -- Geriatric assessment and managed care / Howard M. Fillit ... [et al.] -- Older, sicker, smarter, and redefining quality : the older consumer's quest for service / Bruce Clark
  • III. Making healthy aging a key priority of healthcare financing. The political economy of health care for the elderly population / Uwe Reinhardt -- Healthy aging in the national interest : the politics of research / Daniel Perry -- The insurer's role in shaping a new health care agenda / Patrick G. Hays -- The growing pains of aging : disability, aging and baby-boomers / Fernando Torres-Gil and Michelle Putnam -- Long-term care choice : a simple, cost-free solution to the financing puzzle / Stephen A. Moses -- The media's role : beyond the medical model of journalism on aging / Paul Kleyman. IV. Wellness and self-care : the next generation. The past, present and future of self-care / Molly K. Mettler -- Lifestyle and longevity : mind over matter / Kenneth R. Pelletier -- Exercise, nutrition and healthy aging : establishing community-based exercise programs / William J. Evans -- Reversing disease through diet and exercise : the Pritikin approach / Robert Pritikin -- Toward appropriate use of medical care among the aged / Donald M. Vickery -- Community-wide prevention programs--they work / John W. Farquhar, Caroline Schooler and June A. Flora
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 415 p.
Isbn
9780834213630
Lccn
98039726
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u202042-01umb_inst
  • 946295
  • (OCoLC)39706912

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