Contemporary Issues in Gerontology: Promoting Positive Ageing

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Index
abjectivity 28
Aboriginal Australians 214
accreditation, of service delivery 26, 210—12
active ageing 35, 36, 116
active life expectancy 215
acupuncture 218, 221
affect, and age 53—6
age integration 29
age pensions 122, 131, 137, 140
Age Power (Dychtwald) 32
Aged Care Act 1997 (Aust) 193—4, 197, 210
Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACATs) 192—3, 194, 198
Aged Care Reform Strategy (Aust) 192
aged care service delivery 190—214
accreditation 26, 210—12
costs and quality of life/care 202—5
deregulation 26, 185
history 191—5
models 195—200
community care 198—200
residential care 196—8
for non-English speakers 214
quality of care 202
quality of life 200—2
shortage of nurses 213—14
students' negativity 11—12
workplace learning 15, 21, 26
Aged Persons Homes Act 1954 (Aust) 191, 192
ageing 106
attitudes to 8, 9, 12, 24
defined 30
dependency 5, 25—6, 151, 174
discourses 21—7
and health promotion 36—40
impact on well-being 54—6
influences on 53
low self-esteem 4, 136, 242
measuring success of 35—6
process of adaptation 36
and sexuality see sexuality and sexual health
ageing enterprises 5
ageing in place 146, 155, 197, 260
ageism 1—33, 228
in aged care (case study) 14—21
consequences 6
defined 3—6
evidence 6—10
in nursing 10—14
origin of word 4
and sexuality 78—81, 84—6, 89, 91, 98
and society's values 2—3
in workforce 8, 23, 127—8, 134—5, 142
agency 25, 26
Aging in the New Millenium (Tirrito) 191
AIDS see HIV/AIDS alcohol use 71, 112
Alzheimer's Association 199
Alzheimer's disease 107, 108, 179—80
natural therapies 223
prevention 112—15
ambivalence 27—30
American Association of Retired Persons 82, 260
American Health Care Association 199, 202
Americans with Disabilities Act160
anti-ageist consciousness 31
anti-emetics 221
anxiety 53, 54, 222
Aristotle 2—3
aromatherapy 219, 221, 222, 223
arthritis 38, 220, 221—2
attractiveness, in women 89
Australia
Age Pension 23, 122, 131, 132
average age of nurses 13
baby boomers 141, 150
caregiving 175—6
cost-effective care 26
dementia 105—6
disability pensions 131
HIV status 97
home ownership 149
labour force participation 124—6

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