Leisure and Aging

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/1/2009
  • Publisher: Sagamore Pub Llc
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This book intends to provide students with an overview of the aging process and its relationship to leisure. The book is designed to develop students understanding about the aging process, identifies ways leisure can contribute to later life, and explores the environment in which people age. Moreover, students will learn the roll they play as professionals.

Table of Contents

The Aging Journey
Theoretical Perspectives on Aging
Biological Processes
Cognitive Processes
Psychological Aging
The Importance of Leisure
Enhancing the Leisure Experience: Motivations & Constraints
Time & Activities in Retirement: On Being or Becoming Ulyssean
Ethnicity & Gender: Impact on Leisure for Older Adults
Living Environments
Leisure & Recreation in Long-Term Care
The Community Environment
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