Ageing well [electronic resource] :nutrition, health, and social interventions / edited by Alan D. Dangour, Emily M.D. Grundy, and Astrid E. Fletcher.
Contributor(s): Dangour, Alan D | Fletcher, Astrid E | Grundy, Emily M. D.Material type: Computer fileSeries: Society for the Study of Human Biology series ; 47.Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, c2007Description: 178 p. : ill.ISBN: 9781420007565 (e-book : PDF); 9780849374746.Call number: 612.68 A265 Other title: Aging well.Subject(s): Aging -- Nutritional aspects | Longevity -- Social aspects | Aging -- PreventionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Online resources: Distributed by publisher. Purchase or institutional license may be required for access.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nutritional concerns in old age / Lisette C.P.G.M. de Groot and Wija A. van Staveren -- Regular exercise, the best investment for our old age / Marion E.T. McMurdo -- Major eye diseases of later life: cataract and age related macular degeneration / Astrid E. Fletcher -- Reminiscence in everyday talk between older people and their carers: implications for the quality of life of older people in care homes / Fiona Wilson ... [et al.] -- Retention of cognitive function in old age: why initial intelligence is important / Lawrence J. Whalley -- Health inequalities in old age in Britain / Elizabeth Breeze -- Demographic change, family support, and ageing well: developed country perspectives / Emily M.D. Grundy -- Energy efficiency and health of older people / Paul Wilkinson -- Ageing, health, and welfare: an economic perspective / Charles Normand -- Methodological issues in assessing the cost-effectiveness of interventions to improve the health of older people / Damian Walker and Cristian Aedo -- Minimum income for healthy living: older people England 2005-2006 / Jerry Morris ... [et al.] -- Responding to increasing human longevity: policy, practice, and research / David Metz.