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Rowe and Kahn's model of successful aging revisited: positive spirituality--the forgotten factor.
An enhanced model of successful aging based on Rowe and Kahn's theoretical framework is developed and evidence presented suggests that the addition of spirituality to interventions focused on health promotion has been received positively by older adults. Expand
Becoming Wise: A Psycho-Gerontological Interpretation of the Book of Job
Drawing on a synthetic model of wisdom, it is claimed wisdom occurs in personality, cognition, and conation that transforms intrapersonal, interpersonal, and transpersonal experience. Expand
Crossing Frontiers: Gerontology Emerges as a Science.
The Gerontological Society to Promote Interdisciplinary Research Amid Disciplinary and Professional Constriction and the Current State of the Field Reconstructing Gerontology are reviewed. Expand
The Integration of Clients' Religion and Spirituality in Social Work Practice: A National Survey.
The results indicate that LCSWs have positive attitudes, high levels of self-efficacy, and perceive such integration as feasible, but report low levels of engagement in integrating clients' religious and spiritual beliefs into practice. Expand
Prevention and early identification of elder abuse.
Addressing obstacles such as ageism, lack of geriatric health professional training, and low screening practices in clinical settings are necessary for diminishing the potential for abuse and the associated negative health outcomes. Expand
Old Age in the New Land: The American Experience since 1790
Old age in the new land : the American experience since 1790 , Old age in the new land : the American experience since 1790 , کتابخانه دیجیتال و فن آوری اطلاعات دانشگاه امام صادق(ع)
Re-engaging the disengagement theory of aging: on the history and assessment of theory development in gerontology.
While "disengagement theory" is today largely discounted, it has an important place in the history of gerontological explanation and is examined in terms of finer criteria--standards which should be used in evaluating current, and future, theories in social gerontology. Expand
A History of Civic Engagement of Older People
Roots in American tradition. From the very beginrung our people have markedly combined practical capacity for affairs with power of devotion to an ideal," declared Theodore Roosevelt (1902, p.17).Expand
Social security : visions and revisions
Foreword Acknowledgements Introduction Part I. Social Security Comes of Age: 1. Social security: the early years 2. Social security matures, 1940-72 3. The mid-life crisis of American social securityExpand