ERIC Number: EJ394809
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Health Status of the Incarcerated Elderly: Issues and Concerns.
Booth, Dorothy E.
Journal of Offender Counseling, Services & Rehabilitation, v13 n2 p193-213 1989
Notes that age-related changes and maintenance of health and well-being of elderly prisoners require special management skills to assist elderly in coping with combined stressors of incarceration and increased health risks of aging. Information for training of law enforcement and jail personnel is discussed, including physical changes associated with aging. (NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
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