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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Positive Aging

Michelle Sierpina and Beverly Lunsford.

in Integrative Geriatric Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Primary Care. 2634 words.

While we cannot control all the factors involved in aging, there is much we can do as individuals and as a society to contribute to continued improvements in our well-being and longevity....

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Introduction

Mikhail Kogan and Kyle Meehan.

in Integrative Geriatric Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Primary Care. 3682 words.

Integrative geriatrics is the new field of medicine that advocates for whole-person, patient-centered, primarily nonpharmacological approaches to the medical care of the elderly. Most...

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Interprofessional Team-Based Care

Beverly Lunsford and Terry A. Mikovich.

in Integrative Geriatric Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Primary Care. 4664 words.

As older adults live longer, they experience a concomitant increase in chronic illness, which may be associated with a more frequent need for health care and intermittent or progressive...

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Integrative Geriatric Medicine

Edited by Mikhail Kogan.

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Primary Care. 632 pages.

This book is a detailed, evidence-based reference on the field of integrative geriatric medicine. It is intended for all healthcare providers and advocates who work with the geriatric...

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