Final stage of life as defined & analyzed by psychologist in context of his theories of life cycle & ego development. Examines biological, psychic & communal aspects; crises; integrity v. despair and retirement.
This paper reviews the problem of alcoholism in the elderly and discusses behavioral treatments: Demographics, types, causes and effects, nutrition, suicide, denial, group therapy and the role of family.
Discusses some of the methods and problems associated with the proper nutrition of geriatric patients.
An evaluation of the effects of societal and individual stereotypes toward aging.
A detailed assessment of housing for the elderly populations of Canada.
An analysis of care for the aged in the United States, focusing on family home care verses managed care.
Examines the emergence of this relatively new industry in America and the costs involved.
Examines the causes of depression in the aged, especially due to the death of long term partners.
This paper reviews the current literature regarding the use of animal-assisted therapy to help elderly people deal with depression.
Examines the human experience of longevity compared to those who live shorter lives.