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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

    1. Christine Castelain Meunier
      Pages 181-185
    2. Gerald E. McClearn, Pamela J. Maxson, Debra A. Heller
      Pages 187-190
    3. Hélène Reboul
      Pages 195-198
  5. Pension Systems and Attitudes to Retirement

    1. Pekka Huuhtanen
      Pages 205-214
    2. Juhani Ilmarinen
      Pages 215-222
    3. Aira A. Uusimäki, Ulla Rajala, Sirkka Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi, Hannu Virokannas, Sirkka-Liisa Kivelä
      Pages 239-244
  6. Programs for Successful Retirement

    1. A. C. Beckingham
      Pages 245-263
    2. Jacques Lefèvre, Chantal Declerck, Francoise Louis
      Pages 265-278
    3. John William Murray
      Pages 279-283
    4. Sally Greengross
      Pages 285-288
    5. Fiorella Marcellini, Norma Barbini
      Pages 289-292
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 293-296

About this book

Introduction

''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

Keywords

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

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