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Public health for an aging society / edited by Thomas R. Prohaska, Lynda A. Anderson, and Robert H. Binstock.

Prohaska, Thomas R. (Added Author). Anderson, Lynda A. (Added Author). Binstock, Robert H. (Added Author).
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Robertson Library RA564.8.P84 2012 STACKS Available -
Subject: Older people > Medical care > United States.
Older people > Health and hygiene > United States.
Medical policy > United States.

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  • ISBN: 9781421404356 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781421404349 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1421404346 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1421404354 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xviii, 431 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I. Fundamentals. 1. Contemporary perspectives on public health / Terrie Wetle and Angela Sherwin -- 2. What are the roles of public health in an aging society? / Linda P. Fried -- 3. Financing and organizing health and long-term care services for older populations / Robyn I. Stone and William F. Benson -- 4. Assessing the health and quality of life of older populations : concepts, resources, and systems / Sylvia E. Furner and Lynda A. Anderson -- Part II. Social and behavioral factors. 5. Social determinants of health inequities and health care in old age / Steven P. Wallace -- 6. Disability and functional status / Laurence G. Branch, Hongdao Meng, and Jack M. Guralnik -- 7. Behavioral risk factors and evidence-based interventions / Susan L. Hughes, Marcia G. Ory, and Rachel B. Seymour -- Part III. Societal applications. 8. Translation : dissemination and implementation issues / Thomas R. Prohaska, Renae Smith-Ray, and Russell E. Glasgow -- 9. Family caregiving of older adults / Laura N. Gitlin and Richard Schulz -- 10. Social engagement and a healthy aging society / Nancy Morrow-Howell and Sarah Gehlert -- 11. Public health policy successes / david M. Buchner -- Part IV. Public health infrastructure for an aging society. 12. Technology and aging / David Lindeman -- 13. Public health workforce : preparing for an aging society / Janet C. Frank and Joan Weiss -- 14. Disaster preparedness, response, and recovery / Kathryn Hyer and Lisa M. Brown -- Part V. Emerging issues. 15. Planned and built environments in public health / William A. Satariano, Marcia G. Ory, and Chanam Lee -- 16. Genomics and aging / Steven M. Albert and M. Michael Barmada -- 17. Global perspectives on public health and aging / Laurence G. Branch and Hongdao Meng -- 18. Resource allocation in an aging U.S. society / Robert H. Binstock.
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