By Jacquelyn Boone James PhD, Paul Wink PhD

ISBN-10: 082610228X

ISBN-13: 9780826102287

ISBN-10: 0826103359

ISBN-13: 9780826103352

As the inhabitants of retirees among the a while of sixty five and seventy five maintains to develop, pros, researchers, and educators in all parts of the future health care and the enterprise sectors would require extra services at the most modern developments to make larger judgements and increase systems.

Contributed by way of nationally famous specialists, The Crown of lifestyles: Dynamics of the Early Post-Retirement Period offers probably the most very important and present decision-making learn describing lifestyles among the a while of sixty five and seventy five.

Topics disguise many facets and social problems with retirement together with:

  • Demographics
  • Functioning and healthiness
  • Aging Black Americans
  • Late heart Age
  • The effect of labor
  • Change and balance
  • Health and Religiousness
  • Social family
  • Leisure actions
  • Male pride
  • Everyday existence
  • Gay Lives
  • Retirement neighborhood Life

For someone attracted to the foremost matters and present traits of this growing to be inhabitants, editors Jacquelyn Boone James and Paul Wink supply some of the most very important and present professional collections devoted to the Crown of existence interval.

About the Series...

Now celebrating its twenty sixth 12 months, this sequence of annual stories, tested via Carl Eisdorfer, is designed to surround the extensive spectrum of issues in getting older, together with psychology, biology, drugs, sociology, and public coverage. The aim is to offer experiences of the best quality and to deal with these vital questions which are salient to all gerontologists.

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It makes the life experience at this stage of life quite different from earlier phases in life, and, to understand fully what life in the Third Age and beyond is about, it is important to examine the life situations of men and women separately. As noted, one of the more dramatic gender differences in old age is with respect to marital status. 3, a majority of men are married through the Third Age and beyond. Among the 65- to 69-year-olds, three quarters of men are married. This figure declines slowly with age, so that it is 73% among 70- to 74-year-olds, and fully 69% among the oldest in the Third Age.

0. org. 1,000 women among the 70- to 74-year-olds, 671 among the 75- to 79-yearolds, 592 among the 80- to 84-year-olds, and only 438 men per 1,000 women among those 85 or older. Among African Americans, the under-representation of men is most pronounced. For example, the sex ratio for Blacks aged 65 to 69 years old was 742, about the same as it was for Whites 5 years older. The dominance of women in the Third Age is then quite clear. It makes the life experience at this stage of life quite different from earlier phases in life, and, to understand fully what life in the Third Age and beyond is about, it is important to examine the life situations of men and women separately.

Implicit ageism. In T. D. ), Ageism: Stereotyping and prejudice against older persons (pp. 49–75). Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. Lieberman, M. , & Tobin, S. (1983). The experience of old age: Stress, coping, and survival. New York: Basic Books. Lowenthal, M. , & Chiriboga, D. (1975). Four stages of life: A comparative study of women and men facing transition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Moen, P. (1998). Reconstructing retirement: Careers, couples, and social capital. Contemporary Gerontology, 4(4), 123–125.

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