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Author James, Jacquelyn Boone
Title Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 26 (2006) : The Crown of Life--Dynamics of the Early Postretirement Period
Imprint New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2006
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Note Intro -- Contents -- About the Editors -- Contributors -- Forthcoming and Previous Volumes in the Series -- Preface -- Introduction: The Third Age: A Rationale for Research -- Section I: Culture and Context for the Third Age -- 1 The Demography of the Third Age -- 2 Functioning and Well-Being in the Third Age: 1986-2001 -- 3 The Work and Retirement Experiences of Aging Black Americans -- Section II: Anticipating Life in the Third Age -- 4 Strategic Selection as a Retirement Project: Will Americans Develop Hybrid Arrangements? -- 5 Late Middle Age: Transition to the Third Age -- 6 Pathways Toward the Third Age: Studying a Cohort From the "Golden Age" -- Section III: Change Over Time in the Third Age, Age 65-79 -- 7 A Coconstructionist View of the Third Age: The Case of Cognition -- 8 The Impact of Work on the Psychological Health and Well-Being of Older Americans -- 9 Change and Stability During the Third Age: Longitudinal Investigations of Self-Rated Health and Religiousness With the Terman Sample -- 10 Social Relations in the Third Age: Assessing Strengths and Challenges Using the Convoy Model -- 11 Personality and Involvement in Leisure Activities During the Third Age: Findings From the Ohio Longitudinal Study -- Section IV: Everyday Life in the Third Age -- 12 Satisfaction With Retirement in Men's Lives -- 13 Everyday Life in the Third Age -- 14 Gay Lives in the Third Age: Possibilities and Paradoxes -- 15 Retirement Community Life: Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities -- 16 Conclusion: Is the Third Age the Crown of Life? -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y
As the population of retirees between the ages of 65 and 75 continues to grow, professionals, researchers, and educators in all areas of the health care and the business sectors will require more expertise on the latest trends to make better decisions and improve systems. Contributed by nationally recognized experts, The Crown of Life: Dynamics of the Early Post-Retirement Period presents some of the most important and current decision-making research describing life between the ages of 65 and 75. Topics cover many aspects and social issues of retirement including:.: Demographics.; Functioning and Well-being.; Aging Black Americans.; Late Middle Age.; The Impact of Work.; Change and Stability.; Health and Religiousness.; Social Relations.; Leisure Activities.; Male Satisfaction.; Everyday Life.; Gay Lives.; Retirement Community Life. For anyone interested in the key issues and current trends of this growing population, editors Jacquelyn Boone James and Paul Wink provide one of the most important and current expert collections dedicated to the Crown of Life period. About the Series... Now celebrating its 26th year, this series of annual reviews, established by Carl Eisdorfer, is designed to encompass the broad spectrum of concerns in aging, including psychology, biology, medicine, sociology, and public policy. The goal is to present reviews of the highest quality and to address those important questions that are salient to all gerontologists
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: James, Jacquelyn Boone Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 26 (2006) : The Crown of Life--Dynamics of the Early Postretirement Period New York : Springer Publishing Company,c2006 9780826102287
Subject Geriatrics.;Older people -- Psychology.;Retirement -- United States.;Retirement -- United States -- Psychological aspects.;Older people -- United States -- Social conditions
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Alt Author Wink, Paul
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