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Health and Aging in the World's Largest Democracy $129.00
Editors: C. Shanthi Johnson (University of Regina, Canada)
Book Description:
Aging has become a global concern. Covering a wide variety of topics this reference book will help to fill a gap in Indian resources available to practitioners and to the general public. As life expectancy increases so too does the need for information on improving the health of the increasing elderly population. This book covers a range of issues often experienced by aging people. This new book promotes healthy lifestyle choices through person-centered education and decision-making.

Table of Contents:
List of Contributors

Overview of the Chapters in this Collection: Contribution to the
Advancement of Health and Ageing in India
(C. Shanthi Johnson)

Overview of Health and Ageing from the Indian Context
(C. Shanthi Johnson and S. Irudaya Rajan)

Part 1: Health Promotion and Protection

1. Physical and Behavioral Dimensions of Health and Well-Being in the Elderly
(A. B. Dey)

2. Health Promotion and Protection of the Elderly
(G. S. Shanthi and B. Krishnaswany)

3. Nutrition for Healthy Ageing
(Seema Puri)

4. Nutrition and Health Policy
(V. S. Natarajan)

5. Physical Activity and Ageing
(Gareth R. Jones and C. Shanthi Johnson)

6. Elder Abuse and Adult Protection
(Mala Kapur Shankardass)

Part 2: Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Care

7. Cardiovascular Health in the Elderly
(Arvind Mathur)

8. Diabetes in the Elderly
(D. Dalus)

9. Arthritis in the Elderly
(I. S. Gambhir)

10. Osteoporosis: A Silent Disease
(C. Shanthi Johnson)

11. Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
(M. K. Thakur)

12. Mental Health
(Roy A. Kallivayalil)

Index

   Series:
      Aging Issues, Health and Financial Alternatives
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 7 x 10
   ISBN: 978-1-61728-083-2
   Status: AV
  
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