TITLE

Caring for an ageing population

AUTHOR(S)
Hand, Tanis
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
British Journal of Healthcare Assistants;Jun2011, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p266
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses attitudes towards ageing. She is critical of people who consider themselves to be old and begin to act as if they are older when they reach particular ages. She is supportive of helping older people to become happier and healthier by helping them to stay active and change their attitudes about ageing.
ACCESSION #
62527267

 

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