By Sara Carmel

ISBN-10: 1412811643

ISBN-13: 9781412811644

ISBN-10: 1412811651

ISBN-13: 9781412811651

In the 20 th century, all constructed countries started to endure extraordinary demographic alterations, as their start premiums declined, and existence expectations elevated considerably --an general of thirty years in below a century. those advancements have brought on significant changes within the composition of populations in those international locations, specially by way of the proportions of many of the age teams. whereas the age teams of youngsters and kids have reduced, these of aged folks elderly sixty five and over, have increased.

Consistent with the placement in different constructed countries, absolutely the quantity and percent of aged individuals within the Israeli inhabitants is expanding, whereas the share of more youthful individuals is lowering. Israel, despite the fact that, differs from different constructed nations within the speed of this demographic switch, the composition of its inhabitants, and the methods it may well deal with wishes relating to getting older. The demographic figures in Israel point out that not just is the percentage of aged people within the overall inhabitants growing to be, yet that the previous inhabitants itself is quickly getting older as well.

This quantity exemplifies how social technological know-how learn can advertise wisdom approximately and realizing of wishes and possibilities for version, and help in comparing the results of guidelines and providers at the own, group and nationwide degrees, in addition to recommend required alterations. the diversity of subject matters lined during this quantity on age-related examine, guidelines and perform displays quite a lot of learn through Israeli students on social facets of getting older. Their study bargains a glimpse into the data base that has been equipped through the years at the getting older method in Israel, the inhabitants of aged humans, and the nationwide rules and community of prone for the elderly. different built nations with getting older populations have a lot to benefit from the Israeli experience.

Show description

Read or Download Aging in Israel: Research, Policy and Practice: 13 (Schnitzer Studies in Israeli Society) PDF

Best gerontology books

Get Social Work Practice in Home Health Care PDF

Via Social paintings perform in domestic well-being Care, social staff will find a detailed “how-to” method of social paintings perform in domestic healthiness care firms. you will discover a ancient point of view on domestic well-being care and medical interventions that will help you enhance domestic healthiness take care of your sufferers.

New PDF release: Exercise Programming for Older Adults (Activities,

The workout programming instructions supplied during this e-book specialise in useful health education and safeguard and show how sporting events supervised through actions group of workers can strongly gain participants’quality of existence. workout Programming for Older Adults promises that workout programming attains a stability among the 3 significant actual components--aerobic, energy, and adaptability training--and that every part is correctly administered.

The SAGE Handbook of Social Gerontology by Dale Dannefer,Chris Phillipson PDF

This quantity displays the emergence of getting older as an international drawback, together with chapters by way of overseas students from Asia, Australasia, Europe and North the USA. It presents a accomplished assessment of key tendencies and concerns within the box, drawing upon the whole diversity of social technological know-how disciplines. The guide is equipped into 5 elements, every one exploring various points of analysis into social points of growing older: Disciplinary overviews: summaries of findings from key disciplinary parts inside social gerontology.

Read e-book online Altersdiskriminierung: Erscheinungsformen, Erklärungen und PDF

Ältere Menschen werden häufig anders - meist schlechter - behandelt als junge Erwachsene. Beispiele für Benachteiligungen finden sich im Arbeitsleben, in der medizinischen Versorgung sowie im alltäglichen Umgang miteinander. Aufgrund der sich verändernden Alterszusammensetzung unserer Gesellschaft sind diese Probleme von besonderer Brisanz.

Additional info for Aging in Israel: Research, Policy and Practice: 13 (Schnitzer Studies in Israeli Society)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Aging in Israel: Research, Policy and Practice: 13 (Schnitzer Studies in Israeli Society) by Sara Carmel

by Kenneth

Rated 4.61 of 5 – based on 28 votes