Book 2011

Resilience in Aging

Concepts, Research, and Outcomes


ISBN: 978-1-4419-0231-3 (Print) 978-1-4419-0232-0 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-13

    Resilience: Definitions, Ambiguities, and Applications

  3. Chapter

    Pages 15-29

    Successful Aging and Resilience: Applications for Public Health and Health Care

  4. Chapter

    Pages 31-50

    Resilience and Personality Disorders in Older Age

  5. Chapter

    Pages 51-66

    What Do We Know About Resilience in Older Adults? An Exploration of Some Facts, Factors, and Facets

  6. Chapter

    Pages 67-87

    Psychological Resilience

  7. Chapter

    Pages 89-103

    Physiological Resilience

  8. Chapter

    Pages 105-120

    Using the Arts to Promote Resiliency Among Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers

  9. Chapter

    Pages 121-132

    Promoting Worker Resilience Over the Lifecourse

  10. Chapter

    Pages 133-146

    Resilience in Aging: Cultural and Ethnic Perspectives

  11. Chapter

    Pages 147-162

    Civic Engagement: Policies and Programs to Support a Resilient Aging Society

  12. Chapter

    Pages 163-180

    Strengthened by the Spirit: Religion, Spirituality, and Resilience Through Adulthood and Aging

  13. Chapter

    Pages 181-197

    Resilience in Chronic Illness

  14. Chapter

    Pages 199-215

    The Relationship Between Resilience and Motivation

  15. Chapter

    Pages 217-229

    The Association Between Resilience and Survival Among Chinese Elderly

  16. Chapter

    Pages 231-243

    Fostering Resilience in Dementia Through Narratives: Contributions of Multimedia Technologies

  17. Chapter

    Pages 245-259

    Building Resilience in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Early-Stage Dementia: Innovative Approaches to Intervention and Outcome Evaluation

  18. Chapter

    Pages 261-271

    African American Caregivers Finding Resilience Through Faith

  19. Chapter

    Pages 273-287

    The Age-Friendly New York City Project: An Environmental Intervention to Increase Aging Resilience

  20. Chapter

    Pages 289-304

    Promoting Resilience in Small-Scale, Homelike Residential Care Settings for Older People with Dementia: Experiences from the Netherlands and the United States

  21. Chapter

    Pages 305-315

    A Geriatric Mobile Crisis Response Team: A Resilience-Promoting Program to Meet the Mental Health Needs of Community-Residing Older People

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