By K. Warner Schaie PhD, Martin Pietrucha PhD

This complete quantity examines the sluggish aid of mobility within the aged. The authors first overview the physiological and mental alterations that happen as we age, and pass directly to illustrate how this slow reduce in enough mobility can result in a rise in automobile injuries. additionally they assessment the constraints that mass transportation platforms and riding person autos current for the aged, and talk about diversified assistive units which have been and will be applied to aid increase mobility. each one bankruptcy ends with insightful commentaries via experts within the gerontology box. This e-book is a needs to learn for gerontologists in addition to coverage makers and educators on classes in organizational constructions of social policy.

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