Aging Education: Teaching and Practice Strategies

Aging Education: Teaching and Practice Strategies

By: Nieli Langer (editor), Terry Tirrito (editor), Davis Davis (contributor), Kenneth J. Doka (contributor), Julie Miller-Cribbs (contributor), Gil Choi (contributor), Larry P. Ortiz (contributor), Melissa B. Littlefield (contributor), Katz Katz (contributor), Vicki Murdock (contributor)Paperback

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Aging Education provides educators in aging studies with a unique text that responds to the paucity of instructional strategies and teaching materials. By developing and explaining a multidisciplinary approach to working with older adults in areas related to health, education, ethics, law, cultural competency for a multicultural population, translating social policy into practice, spirituality, and human services, the editors provide an imaginative and thought-provoking unmet need for gerontology educators by providing them with teaching and practice strategies in aging education.

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Nieli Langer holds a Ph. D. in Social Welfare, Gerontology from Fordham University. She is Associate Professor in the Graduate Division of Human Services, College of New Rochelle. Terry Tirrito holds a Ph.D. in Gerontology from Fordham University. She is Professor in the College of Social Work, and former Director of the Doctoral Program at the University of South Carolina, Columbia.


Chapter 1 Editors and Contributors Chapter 2 Foreword Chapter 3 Preface Chapter 4 Programs and Services for Older Adults: A National and International Focus Chapter 5 Strategies for Teaching Aging Social Welfare Problems and Policies Chapter 6 Teaching the Adult Learner about Mental Health Issues in Aging Chapter 7 Families and Aging: Alzheimer's Disease Spousal Caregiver Support Group Chapter 8 An Approach to Teaching Spirituality for Practice with the Older Adult Chapter 9 Education about Dying, Death, Grief and Loss: Principles and Strategies Chapter 10 Act III: Maximizing Choices in Retirement Chapter 11 Senior Volunteers: Staying Connected with the Community Chapter 12 Elder Abuse: Policy and Training for Law Enforcement Personnel Chapter 13 Gericare Specialist: An Educational Response to the Elder Home Care Crisis

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/01/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780761827627
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 340
  • ID: 9780761827627
  • weight: 508
  • ISBN10: 0761827625

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