Lifelong Learning and Retirement: Meaning and Late Life Learning (H.R. Moody). The Third Age and the Disappearance of Old Age (P. Laslett). Life after Work: Lines, Boundaries, and Spaces (T. Schuller). Health and Quality of Life: The New Public Health Approach to Improving Physical Activity and Autonomy in Older Populations (J.B. McKinlay). Healthy Aging-Utopia or a Realistic Target? (E. Heikkinen). Adding Life to Years! Promoting Quality of Life in an Aging Europe (C. Todd). Gender, Generation, and Aging: Interrelations between Generations in Historical Perspective (B. Odén). Gender and Aging (C.C. Meunier). Gender, Aging, and Quality of Life (G.E. McClearn et al.). Pension Systems and Attitudes to Retirement: Psychological Issues of Aging and Work (P. Huuhtanen). A New Concept for Productive Aging at Work (J. Ilmarinen). What If the Disability Pension Application Is Denied? (R. Gould). Programs for Successful Retirement: Educating Health Professionals in Gerontology: A Canadian Perspective (A.C. Beckingham). Aging Well: European Health Program for Older People (S. Greengross). Retirement Preparation in Subjects of Working Age (F. Marcellini, N. Barbini). 19 additional articles. Index.
''Full of valuable definitions, descriptions, discussion and succinct summaries....the volume forms an interesting, up-to-date reservoir of information on 'preparation for aging'. As a source of specific insights and alternative perspectives it is a welcome addition to the literature.'' -Aging and Society
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