Public health and aging : maximizing function and well-being

Introducing public health and aging — Population aging : demographic and epidemiologic perspectives — The aging and public health systems : building a healthy aging network — Chronic disease in older adults — Disability and functioning — Cognitive function : dementia — Affective and social function : suffering, neglect, isolation — Aging, public health, and application of the quality-of-life paradigm — Aging, public health, and long-term care — Mortality and end-of-life care — Ethical issues in public health and aging.