By Beverly A. Beisgen, Marilyn Crouch Kraitchman

The publication beneficial properties real-life vignettes that convey the textual content to lifestyles, delivering readers with the chance to determine how older adults take advantage of senior facilities. The Appendix encompasses a valuable checklist of assets to boot. pros who paintings with older adults together with social staff, sport therapists, nurses, gerontologists, directors, and scholars will locate this booklet to be a useful source. The booklet gains real-life vignettes that carry the textual content to existence, offering readers with the chance to work out how older adults make the most of senior facilities. The Appendix incorporates a invaluable record of assets in addition. pros who paintings with older adults together with social employees, activity therapists, nurses, gerontologists, directors, and scholars will locate this ebook to be a beneficial source.

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A profile of older Americans: 2000. Washington DC: Author. [On-line]. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging. (2001). Fact for Features from the Census Bureau. Washington, DC: Author. [On-line]. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging. (2001). Achieving cultural competence: A guidebook for providers of services to older Americans and their families. [On-line]. S. gov The Census Bureau collects and provides timely, relevant, and quality data about the people and economy of the United States.

Among people aged 65 and older, more than 55% were married and living with a spouse in 2000. Because women as a group outlive men, men aged 65 to 84 are more likely to be married (75% in 1998) compared to older women (45%). Almost half of all older women in 1999 were widows, outnumbering widowers four to one. Among people aged 85 or older, about 53% of men are married, compared with only 12% of women. Older women are more likely to be widowed than are older men due to a combination of factors, including gender differences in life expectancy, the tendency of women to marry men who are slightly older, and higher remarriage rates for older widowed men than for widowed women.

They have been active volunteers at senior centers, spending entire days and weeks volunteering in the kitchens, classrooms, and wherever needed. THE SILENT GENERATION Strauss and Howe described the silent generation as a product of a birthrate trough, with fewer members than either the GIs who preceded them or the baby boomers who followed. Born between 1925 and 1945, their history included the Korean War and the cold war. Their achievements include civil rights, sexual liberation, and mainstreaming for those who are handicapped.

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