Women and Positive Aging

Women and Positive Aging: An International Perspective presents the noted research in the fields of psychology, gerontology, and gender studies, reflecting the increasingly popular and pervasive positive aging issues of women in today’s society from different cohorts, backgrounds, and life situations. Each section describes a bridge between the theoretical aspects and practical applications of the theory that is consistent with the scientist-practitioner training model in psychology, including case studies and associated intervention strategies with older women in each chapter. In addition to incorporating current research on aging women’s issues, each section provides the reader with background about the topic to give context and perspective. Examines a comprehensive range of issues for aging women Details current research trends Encompasses a holistic model of women’s aging Ranges from physical and mental health in response to aging changes, to social relationships and sexuality Presents a "how to put research into practice" section in each chapter Focuses on topical issues that are relevant to women wanting to optimize their life outcomes as they live, on average, longer than ever before

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  • Author : Lisa Hollis-Sawyer
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 352 pages
  • ISBN : 0128004576
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Women and Positive Aging

Women and Positive Aging
  • Author : Lisa Hollis-Sawyer,Amanda Dykema-Engblade
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 March 2016
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Women and Positive Aging: An International Perspective presents the noted research in the fields of psychology, gerontology, and gender studies, reflecting the increasingly popular and pervasive positive aging issues of women in today’s society from different cohorts, backgrounds, and life situations. Each section describes a bridge between the theoretical aspects and practical applications of the theory that is consistent with the scientist-practitioner training model in psychology, including case studies and associated intervention strategies with older women in each chapter.

Positive Aging

Positive Aging
  • Author : Karen Kaigler-Walker
  • Publisher : Conari Press
  • Release : 01 January 2008
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In Positive Aging, KaiglerWalker explores and illuminates the quest women must take to free themselves from this cultural trap. Using myths, fairy tales, and a series of practical exercises, she peels back the layers of misunderstanding that distort the true nature of female beauty. Identifying the problem as essentially one of the spirit, she guides women through the myriad erroneous assumptions and preconceptions about the primal role of female beauty and aging.

Women and Aging

Women and Aging
  • Author : Varda Muhlbauer,Joan C. Chrisler,Florence L. Denmark
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 20 October 2014
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These are paradoxical times to be an older woman. As individual older women take the stage as role models in the arts and the public sphere, female elders as a group are marginalized as dependent, declining and unimportant. Women and Aging surveys the evolving sociopolitical landscape in an era still struggling with gender and age discrimination. This insightful volume recasts familiar concepts such as social roles, appearance, health, sexuality and transition through the related lenses of empowerment/restraint and quality

Positive Aging and Precarity

Positive Aging and Precarity
  • Author : Irina Catrinel Crăciun
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 10 May 2019
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This book explores positive aging through the lens of precarity, aiming to ground positive aging theories in current social contexts. In recent years, research on aging has been branded by growing disagreements between supporters of the successful aging model and critical gerontologists who highlight the widening inequalities, disadvantages and precarity that characterize old age. This book comes to fill a gap in knowledge by offering an alternative view on positive aging, informed by precarity and its impact on projections concerning

Adult Development and Aging

Adult Development and Aging
  • Author : Julie Hicks-Patrick,Bert Hayslip (Jr.),Lisa A. Hollis-Sawyer
  • Publisher : Sage Publications Incorporated
  • Release : 30 July 2021
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"Julie Hicks Patrick, Bert Hayslip, and Lisa Hollis-Sawyer's Adult Development and Aging: Growth, Challenges, and Longevity documents recent advances in the science of aging and summarizes the complexity of the field from multiple perspectives. The principles of lifespan development guide the text to show the multiple directionality of changes in early, middle and late adulthood. A multidisciplinary focus allows learners to bridge career, personal, and real world connections that matter. An appreciation for modern and historical research helps students to

The Other Within Us

The Other Within Us
  • Author : Marilyn Pearsall
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 09 March 2018
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Feminist women bequeath to us a powerful critique of our society's obsession with beauty and impossible body ideals. Having refused makeup, high heels, and short skirts in their youth, these women are now entering the most stigmatized stage in a woman's life?old age. As she becomes the ?older woman,? the feminist's rejection of beauty standards and her ability to locate self-worth is being challenged.How will feminists respond to the issues raised in this phase of their lives? By

Successful Aging

Successful Aging
  • Author : John Wallis Rowe,Robert L. Kahn
  • Publisher : Dell
  • Release : 30 July 1999
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The president of New York's Mount Sinai Hospital and a professor of public health present the findings of a MacArthur Foundation study showing that healthy aging is dependent on diet, exercise, and self-esteem rather than genes

Narratives of Positive Aging

Narratives of Positive Aging
  • Author : Amia Lieblich
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press (UK)
  • Release : 30 July 2021
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In Narratives of Positive Aging, Amia Lieblich presents a qualitative study that explores the life narratives of elderly men and women who engage in practices of "positive aging." They belong to a spontaneous community that assembles daily, early in the morning, on a beach near Tel-Aviv, Israel. At the seaside, the elders practice various outdoor sports, and converse over coffee at the local café. Based on their narratives, procured by individual open-ended interviews, and the author's participant observation, the book

The Power of Positive Aging

The Power of Positive Aging
  • Author : David Lereah
  • Publisher : Linden Publishing
  • Release : 02 June 2020
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Discover the extraordinary power of Positive Aging to prepare you for the greatest challenge of your life―growing old. Americans now live longer than ever―a full 30 years longer than they did in the early 20th century. Our forever-young culture and personal expectations have not yet adapted to that change. These extra years can be a burden or an adventure, depending on your mental attitude. You can't fight the inevitable changes to your aging body, but author David Lereah says

Successful Cognitive and Emotional Aging

Successful Cognitive and Emotional Aging
  • Author : Colin A. Depp,Dilip V. Jeste
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release : 28 August 2009
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The critical importance of brain health to the well-being of older adults is becoming increasingly clear. However, an important aspect that interests most people relates to what clinicians and their adult patients and family members can do to retain and even improve cognitive and emotional functioning as they age. Successful Cognitive and Emotional Aging thoroughly discusses the neuroscience of healthy aging and presents effective strategies for staying lively, engaged, and positive. The book is organized into three parts. The first

In Full Flower

In Full Flower
  • Author : Lois W. Banner,Professor Lois W Banner
  • Publisher : Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
  • Release : 30 July 1992
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An examination of mature women and their relationships with each other and with men explores the roots of Western attitudes and stereotypes about aging women beginning with ancient myths and rituals. Tour.

Age Matters

Age Matters
  • Author : Toni M. Calasanti,Kathleen F. Slevin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 October 2013
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This volume of original chapters is designed to bring attention to a neglected area of feminist scholarship - aging. After several decades of feminist studies we are now well informed of the complex ways that gender shapes the lives of women and men. Similarly, we know more about how gendered power relations interface with race and ethnicity, class and sexual orientation. Serious theorizing of old age and age relations to gender represents the next frontier of feminist scholarship. In this

Shame and the Aging Woman

Shame and the Aging Woman
  • Author : J. Brooks Bouson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 19 August 2016
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This book brings together the research findings of contemporary feminist age studies scholars, shame theorists, and feminist gerontologists in order to unfurl the affective dynamics of gendered ageism. In her analysis of what she calls “embodied shame,” J. Brooks Bouson describes older women’s shame about the visible signs of aging and the health and appearance of their bodies as they undergo the normal processes of bodily aging. Examining both fictional and nonfiction works by contemporary North American and British