Health Promotion and Aging, 4th Edition: Practical Applications for Health Professionals

  • Publish Date: 2007-03-12
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: David Haber PhD

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Continuing to advocate for health professionals becoming health educators and a more informed, healthier aging population, David Haber has updated this fourth edition of his respected text with discussion and analysis of major issues and topics in the field, including:

  • A Critique of the MyPyramid Food Guide
  • How to Change Medical Encounters into Health Encounters
  • Descriptions of Model Health Programs
  • A Review of the 2006 Surgeon General's Report on Second-Hand Smoke
  • Critical Analysis of Medicare Part D
  • The Benefits of Pet Support
  • Life Review and Cognitive Fitness
  • Appraisals of Complementary and Alternative Practices


Innovative ideas on public policy and aging, examples of stand-out community health advocacy, and a final chapter on the future of the field complete this integrated look at our health, community, and aging.

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