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The Resource Elderhood : redefining aging, transforming medicine, reimagining life, Louise Aronson, (Large Print)

Elderhood : redefining aging, transforming medicine, reimagining life, Louise Aronson, (Large Print)

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Elderhood : redefining aging, transforming medicine, reimagining life
Title
Elderhood
Title remainder
redefining aging, transforming medicine, reimagining life
Statement of responsibility
Louise Aronson
Title variation
  • Elderhood
  • Redefining aging, transforming medicine, reimagining life
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As revelatory as Atul Gawande's Being Mortal, physician and award-winning author Louise Aronson's Elderhood is an essential, empathetic look at a vital but often disparaged stage of life. For more than 5,000 years, "old" has been defined as beginning between the ages of 60 and 70. That means most people alive today will spend more years in elderhood than in childhood, and many will be elders for 40 years or more. Yet at the very moment that humans are living longer than ever before, we've made old age into a disease, a condition to be dreaded, denigrated, neglected, and denied. Reminiscent of Oliver Sacks, noted Harvard-trained geriatrician Louise Aronson uses stories from her quarter century of caring for patients, and draws from history, science, literature, popular culture, and her own life to weave a vision of old age that's neither nightmare nor utopian fantasy--a vision full of joy, wonder, frustration, outrage, and hope about aging, medicine, and humanity itself. Elderhood is for anyone who is, in the author's own words, "an aging, i.e., still-breathing human being.""--
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Aronson, Louise
Dewey number
  • 362.60973
  • 613/.0438
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print lifestyles
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older people
  • Aging
  • Older people
  • Large type books
  • Aging
  • Large type books
  • Older people
  • Older people
  • United States
Label
Elderhood : redefining aging, transforming medicine, reimagining life, Louise Aronson, (Large Print)
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Birth. Life -- Childhood. Infant ; Toddler ; Child ; Tween ; Teen -- Adulthood. Young adult ; Adult ; Middle-aged ; Senior -- Elderhood. Old ; Elderly ; Aged -- Death. Stories -- Coda. Opportunity
Control code
on1105737458
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
855 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432870829
Lccn
2019025445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)1105737458
Label
Elderhood : redefining aging, transforming medicine, reimagining life, Louise Aronson, (Large Print)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Birth. Life -- Childhood. Infant ; Toddler ; Child ; Tween ; Teen -- Adulthood. Young adult ; Adult ; Middle-aged ; Senior -- Elderhood. Old ; Elderly ; Aged -- Death. Stories -- Coda. Opportunity
Control code
on1105737458
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
855 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432870829
Lccn
2019025445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)1105737458

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