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August 2013

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posted 08.30.2013
By Susan J. Hurt As a gerontologist and public health practitioner, I know knowledge and self-efficacy can foster a healthier lifestyle. Programs providing solid, accurate information on health and wellness and teaching the necessary skills to achieve that wellness are paramount to our elders... Read More
posted 08.26.2013
Is God Still at the Bedside? The Medical, Ethical and Pastoral Issues of Death and Dying  By Abigail Rian Evans. 2010 Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan. Reviewed by John Gillman Drawing upon her rich background as a professor of practical theology at Princeton... Read More
posted 08.08.2013
Universal Design as a Rehabilitation Strategy: Design for the Ages By Jon A. Sanford © 2012 Springer Publishing Company, LLC New York Reviewed by Mary Beth Caruso “Universal design is about design for all people with all types and levels of abilities,” says Jon A. Sanford, M.... Read More
posted 08.05.2013
By Nancy Gordon In the documentary Young@Heart, a choir of senior citizens, average age 80, is shown learning new songs as they prepare for their annual concert. They have been together for more than 25 years and when the choir began in 1982, all the participants were residents of a housing... Read More

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