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By Ellen Cole,Esther D Rothblum,Nancy C Davis

ISBN-10: 1560230428

ISBN-13: 9781560230427

ISBN-10: 1560244356

ISBN-13: 9781560244356

observe the various methods getting older girls try and care for the common demanding situations of loss, disorder, and dying in addition to the issues of being outdated girls in a society that values girls frequently as sexual companions or manufacturers of kids. previous ladies are usually noticeable as terrible, powerless, and pitiful in our sexist and youth-oriented society. the fact is that ladies age even more effectively than do males and they're more and more within the majority as our inhabitants a while. those truths and others are provided in Faces of ladies and Aging--a assortment written via girls, a couple of whom are themselves older ladies who carry their particular lifestyles reports and personalities to the topic.

This uplifting e-book emphasizes that heart and previous age are simply phases of progress and improvement, not only seasons of loss and decline because the finish methods. A wealth of subject matters are lined in Faces of girls and getting older that increase the reader’s wisdom of the issues of ladies and getting older including:

  • how to keep up vainness within the face of sexism, ageism, and critical illness
  • the difficulties of being unmarried or divorced within the later years
  • the difficulties of keeping an excellent physique photograph for older girls in a society which values the younger and the beautiful
  • the extra problems of minority ladies, particularly lesbians and local American women
  • increased dependency because of affliction and lack of companions

    Faces of girls and getting older combines own narratives that function reminders of the people in the back of data and case reports with theoretical observations which support therapists support older girls take care of the day-by-day hardships in addition to the extra catastrophic difficulties of aging.

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