The Collective Spirit of Aging Across Cultures

ISBN: 978-94-017-8593-8 (Print) 978-94-017-8594-5 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-5

    4th Generational Theories of Intersection: Multicultural Aging

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    Pages 7-27

    A Historical Perspective in Aging and Gerontology

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    Pages 29-40

    The Fourth Hill of Life: American Indian/Alaska Native Elders

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    Pages 41-64

    Aging and Mistreatment: Victimization of Older Adults in the United States

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    Pages 65-85

    LATIN@ ELDERS: Securing Healthy Aging Inspite of Health and Mental Health Disparities

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    Pages 87-110

    Aging, Intimacy, and Sex

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    Pages 111-132

    The Effects of Minority and Immigration Status on Elderly Health: A Community Social Capital Perspective

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    Pages 133-155

    A Profile of Rural African American Lesbian Elders: Meeting Their Needs

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    Pages 157-171

    Intergenerational Dynamics Related to Aging and Eldercare in Asian American Families: Promoting Access to Services

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    Pages 173-189

    Seeing the Social in Technology for Older Adults: Making the Implicit Explicit Through a Multidisciplinary Lens

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    Pages 191-205

    Health Promotion for African American Elders: Church is the Likely Place

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    Pages 207-228

    City Life: What a Wonderful Way of Life—Aging in the Urban Environment

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    Pages 229-238

    A Call to Action: Dementia Screening of Alzheimer’s Disease in Older African Americans

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    Pages 239-252

    Reworking the Template: The Financial Crisis and Housing Transitions of Older Americans

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    Pages 253-271

    Understanding the Human-Animal Bond: Implications for Practice with Community-Living Older Adults

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    Pages 273-277

    Summary and Future Directions

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 279-286