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Family Relationships in Later Life
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Family Relationships in Later Life

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Volume: 64

January 1990 | 320 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Directed towards researchers and practitioners in family studies and gerontology, this completely revised Second Edition of Family Relationships in Later Life provides an innovative new collection of research-based descriptions on family relations of older people. Each chapter summarizes existing literature on the topic and provides up-to-date original research. Topics addressed include: sibling relationships in later life; widowhood; ethnic differences; elder abuse and mistreatment; family care; and health problems.

 
PART ONE: SPECIFIC FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS
Timothy H Brubaker
An Overview of Family Relationships in Later Life
Janie K Long and Jay A Mancini
Aging Couples and the Family System
Linda Ade-Ridder
Sexuality and Marital Quality Among Older Married Couples
Robert A Lewis
The Adult Child and Older Parents
Jean Pearson Scott
Sibling Interaction in Later Life
Karen Roberto
Grandparent and Grandchild Relationships
 
PART TWO: ISSUES RELATED TO LATER LIFE FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS
Pat M Keith and Robbyn R Wacker
Sex Roles in the Older Family
Gloria D Heinemann and Patricia L Evans
Widowhood
Loss, Change, and Adaptation  
Charles M Barresi and Kimberly Hunt
The Unmarried Elderly
Age, Sex, and Ethnicity  
Suzanne K Steinmetz
Elder Abuse
Myth and Reality  
Victor G Circirelli
Family Support in Relation to Health Problems of the Elderly
Percil Sanford, K Michael Peddecord and Shirley A Lockery
Variations Among the Elderly in Black, Hispanic, and White Families
 
PART THREE: PRACTICE AND POLICY ISSUES
Joseph Kuypers and Vern L Bengtson
Toward Understanding Health in Older Families Impacted by Catastrophic Illness
Ellie Brubaker, Mary Anne Gorman and Michele Hiestand
Stress Perceived by Elderly Recipients of Family Care

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