Language and Communication in Old Age

Language and Communication in Old Age : Multidisciplinary Perspectives

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  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 25.4mm | 748g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138993026
  • 9781138993020

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"This vol in the" Issues in Agingseries presents 14 Chpts on aspects of elderly communication, Alzheimer discourse, cognitive ablilities, & intergenerational conversation. Various Disciplines provide the frameworkds.."- LIBA, F. Andradeshow more

Table of contents

Introduction * Memory and Language in the Dementia Spectrum of Depression, Alzheimer Syndrome, and Normal Aging, V. Olga B. Emery * Written Input to Enhance Comprehension in Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type, Loraine K. Obler, Lorraine Obermann, Ina Samuels, and Martin L. Albert * Language-related Factors Influencing Naming in Adulthood, Barbara A. Barresi, Loraine K. Obler, Rhoda Au, and Martin L. Albert * Processing of Texts in Elderly Populations, Hanna K. Ulatowska, Sandra Bond Chapman, and Julene Johnson * Facilitating Conversation with an Alzheimer's Disease Sufferer Through the Use of Indirect Repair, Steven R. Sabat * Evaluation in the Bereavement Narratives of Elderly Widowers, Anne R. Bower * Aging, Ageism and Anti-Ageism: Moral Stance in Geriatric Medical Discourse, Nikolas Coupland and Justine Coupland * When and How Old Age is Relevant in Discourse of the Elderly: A Case Study of Georgia O'Keeffe, Elif Tolga Rosenfeld * Painful Self-Disclosure in Intergenerational Talk, Shoko Yohena Okazaki * Gossip in an Older Women's Support Group: A Linguistic Analysis, Pamela A. Saunders * Elders' Complaints: on Old Age and Social Change in Rural Kenya and Urban Philadelphia, Maria G. Cattell * Elderly Women Speak About Their Interactions with Health Care Providers, Joyce Allman, Sandra L. Ragan, Chevelle Newsome, Lucretia Scoufos, and Jon Nussbaum * Grandmothers and Granddaughters in African-American Families: Imparting Cultural Tradition Between Generations, Valerie Cryer McKayshow more