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Aging Wisely, by Irving Silverman, Ellen Beth Siegel

ISBN 978-1-284-14173-3

Two chapters written by Nancy Lelewer

Introduction from the Authors

This book is arriving at the right time ... When many people are living longer, more creatively, and functionally. Although many books have been written about aging and longevity, this may be among
the first to be written with the voices and stories of the actual aging and the professionals who are caring for them. Therefore, it is meant to be a useful guide for people who are presently aging or will be in the
coming years and for professionals ... physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, educators, social workers, nurses, therapists, hospital workers, and case workers who are being trained for these professions, to
care for the aging If you're reading this book, we salute you.'

Aging Wisely ... Wisdom of Our Elders is a unique resource that provides a personal perspective on the physical, emotional, and social aspects of growing old from those who haveade the
journey as well as those who work with them. Each story ends with with Reflections for Readers, a series of questions that can be used for personal reflection as well as classroom discussion.
 

From aging individuals to millennials, from professionals to students, this authentic, thoughtful perspective on aging will provide valuable insight and wisdom to all readers.
 

Suggested correlations to Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Core Competencies are included.

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Last modified: 02/11/21