Perspectives and Strategies for Promoting Safe Transportation Among Older Adults

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 November 2018
  • ISBN : 9780128123263
  • Page : 292 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 voters

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Promoting Safe Transportation among Older Adults: Perspectives and Strategies provides a concise, comprehensive, and up-to-date resource on safe mobility for an aging population. The book offers an interdisciplinary perspective for understanding and influencing the behavior of older adults with regard to their safe transportation. It is organized around the professions and disciplines that have a stake in the safe transportation of older adults and the role they play at each stage of their mobility needs. The book also addresses the various strategies that have been used to help keep older adults safe and mobile. Readers will find great insights on key issues related to aging and mobility, giving them an overarching framework for how to maintain safe mobility into older adulthood. The book enables readers to understand the perspectives of the critical groups of people involved in keeping older people safe and explores existing strategies by which an aging individual can maintain safe mobility. Utilizes a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach for examining the complexities of transportation for older adults Offers an integrated, overarching narrative for understanding the key issues of safety and mobility in our aging society Written by leading transportation and health scholars Offers insights into the perspectives of all the stakeholders, such as hands-on transportation and health practitioners, students of varying levels, researchers and policymakers

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Perspectives and Strategies for Promoting Safe Transportation Among Older Adults

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-11-27
  • ISBN : 9780128123263
GET THIS BOOKPerspectives and Strategies for Promoting Safe Transportation Among Older Adults

Promoting Safe Transportation among Older Adults: Perspectives and Strategies provides a concise, comprehensive, and up-to-date resource on safe mobility for an aging population. The book offers an interdisciplinary perspective for understanding and influencing the behavior of older adults with regard to their safe transportation. It is organized around the professions and disciplines that have a stake in the safe transportation of older adults and the role they play at each stage of their mobility needs. The book also addresses the

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