Preparation for Aging

  • Eino Heikkinen
  • Jorma Kuusinen
  • Isto Ruoppila

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Life Long Learning and Retirement

    1. Harry R. Moody
      Pages 1-7
    2. Tom Schuller
      Pages 17-25
    3. Christian Lalive d’Epinay, Jean-François Bickel
      Pages 39-54
    4. Ari Antikainen, Jarmo Houtsonen, Hannu Huotelin, Juha Kauppila
      Pages 63-72
    5. Reidun Ingebretsen, Tor Endestad
      Pages 73-78
    6. T. I. Tikkanen, J. Kuusinen
      Pages 79-86
  3. Health and Quality of Life

    1. Eino Heikkinen
      Pages 105-119
    2. Anna-Mari Aalto, Arja R. Aro, Anu Hämäläinen, Jouko Lönnqvist
      Pages 145-149
    3. Luigi Ferrucci, Stefania Bandinelli, Francesca Cecchi, Bernardo Salani, Alberto Baroni
      Pages 151-154
    4. Willem J. A. Goedhard
      Pages 165-173
  4. Gender, Generation and Aging

About this book


''Full of valuable definitions, descriptions, discussion and succinct summaries....the volume forms an interesting, up-to-date reservoir of information on 'preparation for aging'. As a source of specific insights and alternative perspectives it is a welcome addition to the literature.'' -Aging and Society


Altern Generation aging autonomy gender gerontology quality of life utopia

Editors and affiliations

  • Eino Heikkinen
    • 1
  • Jorma Kuusinen
    • 1
  • Isto Ruoppila
    • 1
  1. 1.University of JyväskyläJyväskyläFinland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Plenum Press, New York 1995
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-5815-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-1979-9
  • About this book
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