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How we die now : intimacy and the work of dying / Karla A. Erickson.

Author/Creator:
Erickson, Karla A., 1973-
Publication:
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 192 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Terminal care -- Social aspects -- United States.
Older people -- United States -- Psychology.
Terminally ill -- Family relationships.
Medical subjects:
Aged -- psychology -- United States.
Attitude to Death -- United States.
Death -- United States.
Health Services for the Aged -- United States.
Intergenerational Relations -- United States.
Residential Facilities -- United States.
Contents:
How we die now : Americans aging and dying in the twenty-first century
The paradox of long-term care : we need it; we fear it
Transitioning together : living, working, aging, and dying at Winthrop House
Lessons from the end of life : what workers learn from helping others die
Mutual interdependency : belonging, recognition, and the rewards of caring for one another.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-188) and index.
ISBN:
1439908249
9781439908235 (cloth : alk. paper)
1439908230 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781439908242 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781439908259 (e-book)
1439908257 (e-book)
OCLC:
832280964
Publisher Number:
99957458690
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