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Managing the ageing experience: Learning from older people Denise Tanner

Managing the ageing experience: Learning from older people

Denise Tanner

Published September 1st 2010
ISBN : 9781861348869
Hardcover
248 pages
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 About the Book 

Current social policy recognises that older people should be treated as experts in their own lives and be actively involved in their care. This book explores what can be learned from older peoples experiences of managing ageing. Direct connections are made between the everyday experiences and perspectives of older people, related research and theoretical perspectives. This yields an engaging and informative analysis of how older people manage the ageing experience and what this means for policy and practice directed at promoting older peoples wellbeing. The book will be of value to undergraduate and postgraduate students in health and social care and practitioners in these fields.