Description - Aging, Communication and Health by Mary Lee Hummert
This volume emphasizes communication as a critical research, education and practice issue for the design, provision and evaluation of health and social services for older adults. Chapters cover such important topics as Alzheimer's disease, managed care and older adults, communication issues of severe dementia, and healthcare decision-making within families. The collection highlights the current efforts by communication scholars across numerous disciplines to understand the aging process as it relates to the health of older adults. The information provided here is designed to be accessible to a wide audience, including students and scholars of communication and aging, healthcare practitioners, and aging individuals and their families.
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(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
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