Al-Raida Journal: 1999: International Year for Older Persons (Special Issue on Elderly Women)


No. 85, Spring 1999

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Table of Contents

Section Page
Editorial 2
Opinion 5
Research 6
Quote/Unquote 7
News Briefs 8
IWSAW News 9
File
Introduction to the File 10
Elderly Lebanese Women in an Aging World
Abla Mehio Sibai & May Beydoun
11
United Nations Principles for Older Persons
To Add Life to the Years that Have Been Added to Life
22
Prevention is Better" than Cure 23
Older Adult Men and Women in Palestine: Towards a Better Life?
Dr. Michel S. Sansur
25
Caring Institutions in Lebanon 35
Psychosocial, Health, and Economic Aspects of an Elderly Armenian Population in Lebanon
Choghik Melkon Boulghourjian
39
Elderly Women in the Netherlands
Dr. Maria Poppe
49
Highlights on Pension Schemes in Nine Arab Countries
Dr. Hyam Mallat
53
Care with Love: Training Program for Home Health Care Providers
Magda Iskander
57
Quality of Life and Social Resources of Elderly Nursing Home Residents in Beirut
Hind Beydoun
59
Special Features
Nazek Saba Yared:Renowned Lebanese Writer
Myriam Sfeir
68
Book Review
Learning English
Samira Aghacy
70
Follow your Heart
Lynn Maalouf
72