Great Myths of Aging

Book description

Great Myths of Aging looks at the generalizations and stereotypes associated with older people and, with a blend of humor and cutting-edge research, dispels those common myths.

  • Reader-friendly structure breaks myths down into categories such as Body, Mind, and Living Contexts; and looks at myths from "Older people lose interest in sex" to "Older people are stingy"

  • Explains the origins of myths and misconceptions about aging

  • Looks at the unfortunate consequences of anti-aging stereotypes for both the reader and older adults in society

  • Product information

    • Title: Great Myths of Aging
    • Author(s):
    • Release date: October 2014
    • Publisher(s): Wiley-Blackwell
    • ISBN: 9781118521472