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Managing the ageing experience: Learning from older people

Denise Tanner

Abstract

Current social policy recognises that older people should be treated as experts in their own lives and be actively involved in their care. This book explores what can be learned from older people’s experiences of managing ageing. Direct connections are made between the everyday experiences and perspectives of older people, related research and theoretical perspectives. Themes discussed in this book illustrate the resilience, creativity and resourcefulness of older people in their attempts to sustain themselves and to engage in the social environment. This yields an engaging and informative ana ... More

Keywords: ageing experience, social policy, care, older people, ageing, social environment

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9781861348869
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861348869.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Denise Tanner, author