Ageing well : nutrition, health, and social interventions / edited by Alan D. Dangour, Emily M.D. Grundy, and Astrid E. Fletcher.

[Place of publication not identified] CRC Press, 2007.
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  • Society for the Study of Human Biology series ; 47. [More in this series]
  • Society for the Study of Human Biology ; 47
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Exploring the application of this research to public policy, this book offers an in-depth exploration of social issues relevant to policy, discussing social inequalities, economics, the importance of quality housing, quality of life, cost of living, and social support for older people.
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  • Front cover; Dedication; Contents; Editors; Contributors; chapter one. Introduction; chapter two. Nutritional concerns in old age; chapter three. Regular exercise-the best investment for our old age; chapter four. Major eye diseases of later life: cataract and age-related macular degeneration; chapter five. Reminiscence in everyday talk between older people and their carers: implications for the quality of life of older people in care homes; chapter six. Retention of cognitive function in old age: why initial intelligence is important; chapter seven. Health inequalities in old age in Britain
  • chapter eight. Demographic change, family support, and ageing well: developed country perspectiveschapter nine. Energy efficiency and the health of older people; chapter ten. Ageing, health, and welfare: an economic perspective; chapter eleven. Methodological issues in assessing the cost-effectiveness of interventions to improve the health of older people; chapter twelve. Minimum income for healthy living: older people in England, 2005-2006; chapter thirteen. Responding to increasing human longevity: policy, practice, and research; Index; Back cover
  • 0-429-12852-5
  • 1-280-74437-5
  • 9786610744374
  • 1-4200-0756-4
  • 173818722
  • 1091538047
  • 1066421984
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