At the heart of With Shaking Hands is the account of elder Americans in rural Iowa who have been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. With a focus on the impact of chronic illness on an aging population, Samantha Solimeo combines clear and accessible prose with qualitative and quantitative research to demonstrate how PD accelerates, mediates, and obscures patterns of aging. She explores how ideas of what to expect in older age influence and direct interpretations of one's body.
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|Size: ||729 KB|
|Publisher: ||Rutgers University Press|
|Date published: || 2009|
|ISBN: ||9780813547121 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|