This volume explores the moral, spiritual, and cultural terrain of aging through interdisciplinary scholarship and clinically based research. Aging has long been of interest to scholars and practitioners in a vast array of academic fields and professions. Thomas R. Cole, Ruth E. Ray, and Robert Kastenbaum have brought together leaders from a variety of academic realms to explore how aging is depicted in the modern era and the effect of these portrayals on individuals and society. The first section views aging and old age ...

A Guide to Humanistic Studies in Aging: What Does It Mean to Grow Old? 2010, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801894336