The chapter on Health Conditions includes specific conditions including: AIDS, Depression, Hypertension, Stroke, and Visual Impairment. Each of these sections include associations, publications, research centers, web sites, and more.
Additionally, this resource includes two extremely helpful glossaries. The first, Glossary of Health and Medical Terms, with terms that define language found throughout this and other publications, as well as terms used by professionals in the field. The second, Glossary of Legal Terms, includes in-depth situations older Americans may commonly find themselves in.
Three indexes offer additional ways to access this resource's content. The Entry Index is an alphabetical list of all entries available in the text. The Geographical Index organizes appropriate listings by more than 100 categories, from Elder Abuse to Wills.
Whether in print, online, or both, the
Older Americans Information Resource
, is the perfect addition to any reference collection that serves this age demographic, including reference departments of public libraries and senior centers.