By Chandra M. Mehrotra,Lisa S. Wagner,Stephen Fried,Chandra Mehrotra
This re-creation has been thoroughly rewritten and comprises chapters that tackle key subject matters in variety and getting older: study equipment, mental getting older; wellbeing and fitness ideals, behaviors, and providers; wellbeing and fitness disparities; casual and formal take care of older individuals; paintings and retirement; spiritual association and spirituality; and dying, demise, and bereavement. Taking a wide view of range, Mehrotra and Wagner speak about components of variety equivalent to gender, race or ethnicity, non secular association, social category, rural-urban neighborhood situation and sexual orientation. together with those parts permits them to exhibit a number of the wealthy complexities of our diversified tradition - complexities that offer either demanding situations to fulfill the wishes of various inhabitants and possibilities to profit the best way to stay in a pluralistic society.
Throughout the publication, Mehrotra and Wagner current up to date wisdom and scholarship in a manner that engages readers in energetic studying. instead of easily transmitting details, the authors position ongoing emphasis on constructing readers’ wisdom and talents; fostering larger order pondering and inspiring exploration of private values and attitudes.
Distinctive positive aspects of the e-book include:
- Opening vignettes for every bankruptcy that current a sampling of the way the problems to be mentioned follow to assorted elders.
- Active studying stories that invite readers to interview different elders, behavior net searches, and provides an research of a case study.
- Quizzes on the finish of the chapters support readers confirm the level to which they've got realized the fabric; the major for every quiz contains information about right and flawed responses in order that extra studying can occur.
- Aging and variety on-line packing containers interspersed in the course of the ebook offer net assets that readers may possibly use to discover new learn and publications.
- Suggested readings and audiovisual assets given on the finish of every bankruptcy function a consultant to additional info on issues lined within the bankruptcy.
This technique of featuring the cloth can help the readers comprehend and practice key suggestions and ideas in ways in which won't purely enhance the lives of older humans they serve, yet also will increase their very own getting older experience.
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Aging and Diversity: An Active Learning Experience by Chandra M. Mehrotra,Lisa S. Wagner,Stephen Fried,Chandra Mehrotra