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ERIC Number: ED184035
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Oct
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The Older Woman: Continuities and Discontinuities.
National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.; National Inst. on Aging (DHEW/PHS), Bethesda, MD.
This report on the proceedings of a workshop on the older woman presents purposes of the workshop, including the stimulation of interest by researchers in questions currently relevant to the lives of older women and the generation of future research agenda for the two sponsoring institutes. The following areas of concern are addressed: (1) methodological problems in approaches to research on older women; (2) health and illness issues and their relationship to psychosocial conditions; (3) services and institutionalization; (4) family and family relationships, and (5) labor force participation, retirement, economics, and housing. (Author/HLM)
Descriptors: Adult Development, Aging (Individuals), Employment Patterns, Family Relationship, Females, Individual Needs, Life Style, Older Adults, Research Methodology, Retirement, Social Services, Special Health Problems
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.; National Inst. on Aging (DHEW/PHS), Bethesda, MD.
Note: Report of the National Institute on Aging and the National Institute of Mental Health Workshop, September 14-16, 1978.