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Author Doress-Worters, Paula B. (Paula Brown)

Title Ourselves, growing older : women aging with knowledge and power / Paula Brown Doress and Diana Laskin Siegal and the Midlife and Older Women Book Project ; in cooperation with the Boston Women's Health Book Collective ; illustrations by Roselaine Perkis.

Publication Info. New York : Simon and Schuster, [1987]


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  305.262 DORESS-WORTERS    Check Shelf
Description xxvi, 511 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Note "Touchstone book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index.
Summary For women over age thirty-five.
Contents PARTIAL CONTENTS: Who needs cosmetic surgery? -- Weighty issues -- Eating well -- Birth control for women in midlife -- Childbearing in midlife -- Work and retirement -- Caregiving -- Problems in the medical care system -- Nursing homes -- Joint and muscle pain, arthritis and rheumatic disorders -- Osteoporosis -- Dental health -- Urinary incontinence -- Hysterectomy and oophorectomy -- Hypertension, heart disease, and stroke -- Cancer -- Diabetes -- Gallstones and gallbladder disease -- Vision, hearing, and other sensory loss associated with aging -- Memory lapse and memory loss -- Dying and death -- Changing society and ourselves.
Subject Older women -- United States -- Psychology.
Older women -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
Aged -- psychology -- United States -- Popular Works.
Geriatrics -- United States -- Popular Works.
Women -- psychology -- United States -- Popular Works.
Women's Health -- United States -- Popular Works.
Added Author Siegal, Diana Laskin.
Midlife and Older Women Book Project.
Boston Women's Health Book Collective.
Other Form: Online version: Doress-Worters, Paula B. (Paula Brown) Ourselves, growing older. New York : Simon and Schuster, c1987 (OCoLC)574009654
ISBN 0671505017
0671644246 paperback
9780671644246 paperback
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