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9781118521472

Great Myths of Aging

  • ISBN 13:

    9781118521472

  • ISBN 10:

    1118521471

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/20/2014
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

Great Myths of Aging looks at the generalizations and stereotypes associated with older people and, with a blend of humor and cutting-edge research, dispels those common myths.

 

  • Reader-friendly structure breaks myths down into categories such as Body, Mind, and Living Contexts; and looks at myths from “Older people lose interest in sex” to “Older people are stingy”
  • Explains the origins of myths and misconceptions about aging
  • Looks at the unfortunate consequences of anti-aging stereotypes for both the reader and older adults in society

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