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The Age of Supported Independence
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Introduction: Stake in the Ground.- Chapter 1: The Demographic and Policy Context of Supported Independence in Later Life.- Chapter 2: The Move from Independence.- Chapter 3: Space and Liminality.- Chapter 4: Temporality and Liminality.- Chapter 5: Relational Transitions.- Chapter 6: Seperation, Liminality and the Potential for Reconnections at Home with Care.- Chapter 7: Care Work and Reconnections.- Chapter 8: Reconnections - Supported Independence and Agency in Frailty

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"This book present a compelling case for a shift in thinking about the stages of the Third Age. By building on the "voices" of the adults and caregivers who are living in this age of "supported independence," the authors effectively challenge our current notion of the aging process and the people who are living this experience. Real-world stories and experiences capture the day-to-day challenges for care recipients, caregivers, and extended family. The Age of Supported Independence: Voices of In-Home Care is vitally important as our population worldwide is aging in greater numbers than ever before. It is a highly recommended reading for social workers in the practice, program development, and policy-making arenas."International Journal of Social Welfare, volume 21 (2012), p.226

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