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Handbook on Ageing with Disability

Edited by: Michelle Putnam , Christine Bigby

Print publication date:  March  2021
Online publication date:  March  2021

Print ISBN: 9781138611498
eBook ISBN: 9780429465352
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780429465352
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Book description

Mainstream gerontological scholarship has taken little heed of people ageing with disability, and they have also been largely overlooked by both disability and ageing policies and service systems.

The Handbook on Ageing with Disability is the first to pull together knowledge about the experience of ageing with disability. It provides a broad look at scholarship in this developing field and across different groups of people with disability in order to form a better understanding of commonalities across groups and identify unique facets of ageing within specific groups. Drawing from academic, personal, and clinical perspectives, the chapters address topics stemming from how the ageing with disability experience is framed, the heterogeneity of the population ageing with disability and the disability experience, issues of social exclusion, health and wellness, frailty, later life, and policy contexts for ageing with disability in various countries.

Responding to the need to increase access to knowledge in this field, the Handbook provides guideposts for researchers, practitioners, and policy makers about what matters in providing services, developing programmes, and implementing policies that support persons ageing with long-term disabilities and their families.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Understanding Ageing with Disability Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Rethinking the Concept of Successful Ageing Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Ageing with Lifelong Disability Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Integrating Critical Disability Studies and Critical Gerontology to Explore the Complexities of Ageing with Disabilities Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Social and Environmental Determinants of the Health of People with Disabilities Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Reducing the Shared Burden of Chronic Conditions Among Persons Ageing with Disability and Older Adults in the United States Through Bridging Ageing and Disability Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Segmenting Ageing and Disability Policy Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Understanding the Experience of Growing Older with Cerebral Palsy Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Ageing with Deafblindness Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Ageing, Serious Mental Illness, and Perceptions of Self Over the Life Course Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Ageing and Brain Injury Long-Term Outcomes in Adults Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Ageing with Multiple Sclerosis Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Ageing when Being Autistic Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Community Participation and Engagement for Persons Ageing with Physical Disability Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Design for One is Design for All Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Support for Decision-Making as People Age with a Cognitive Impairment Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Internalised Ageism and the User Gaze in Eldercare Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Creating Age and Disability Friendly Communities to Support Healthy and Meaningful Ageing Download PDF
Chapter  19:  The Emergence of Ageing with Long-Term Disability Populations Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Health and Wellness Among Persons Ageing with Intellectual Disability Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Retirement for People with Intellectual Disability Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Family Caregiving for Adults Ageing with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Ageing with Intellectual Disability in Sweden Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Towards Untangling the Ageing Riddle in People with Intellectual Disabilities Download PDF
Chapter  25:  How to Avoid Early Frailty in People with Intellectual Disabilities? Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Dementia Care for Persons Ageing with Intellectual Disability Download PDF
Chapter  27:  End-of-Life Care for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Responding to Changing Workforce Realities Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Ageing in Place in Group Homes Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Support, Service Policies, and Programs for Persons Ageing with Disabilities in Korea Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Trends in Integrating Long-Term Services and Supports in the United States Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Access to Assistive Technology in Canada Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Ageing with Disability Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Enabling a Good Old Age for People Ageing with Disability Download PDF
Glossary Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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