Index of Contents

PREFACE

Franco ANELLI



INTRODUCTION

A. Claudio BOSIO and Lorenzo MORELLI




1. Health of the Elderlies and Healthy Ageing: a Challenge for Europe

Walter RICCIARDI, Maria Lucia SPECCHIA and Marta MARINO



2. Active and Healthy Ageing as a Wicked Problem: The Contribution of a Multidisciplinary Research University

Giuseppe RIVA, Guendalina GRAFFIGNA , Maddalena BAITIERI, Alessandra AMATO, Maria Grazia BONANOMI, Paolo VALENTINI and Guido CASTELLI




SECTION I: VISIONS



3. Demographic Changes and the Challenge for a Healthy Ageing

Paolo Maria ROSSINI and Camillo MARRA


4. Food for Healthy Ageing and Active Living


Paolo AJMONE MARSAN, Pier Sandro COCCONCELLI, Francesco MASOERO, Giacinto MIGGIANO, Lorenzo MORELLI, Daniele MORO, Filippo ROSSI, Paolo SCKOKAI and Erminio TREVISI


5. Positive Technology for Healthy Living and Active Ageing

Giuseppe RIVA, Andrea GAGGIOLI, Daniela VILLANI, Pietro CIPRESSO, Claudia REPETTO, Silvia SERINO, Stefano TRIBERTI, Eleonora BRIVIO, Carlo GALIMBERTI and Guendalina GRAFFIGNA


6. Active Ageing: Intergenerational Relationships and Social Generativity

Giovanna ROSSI, Lucia BOCCACIN, Donatella BRAMANTI and Stefania G. MEDA


7. Financial Well-being in Active Ageing

Federico RAJOLA, Chiara FRIGERIO and Monica PARRICHI


8. Frailty, Physical Frailty, Sarcopenia: A New Conceptual Model

Roberto BERNABEI, Anna Maria MARTONE, Davide L. VETRANO, Riccardo CALVANI, Francesco LANDI and Emanuele MARZETTI


9. Patient Engagement: The Key to Redesigning the Exchange Between the Demand and Supply for Healthcare in the Era of Active Ageing

Guendalina GRAFFIGNA, Serena BARELLO, Giuseppe RIVA and A. Claudio BOSIO




SECTION II: WORK IN PROGRESS



10. Lifestyles and Ageing: Targeting Key Mechanisms to Shift the Balance from Unhealthy to Healthy Ageing


Claudio GRASSI, Francesco LANDI and Giovanni DELOGU


11. Nutrition and Ageing

Andrea MINUTI , Vania PATRONE, Gianluca GIUBERTI, Giorgia SPIGNO, Amedeo PIETRI, Paola BATTILANI and Paolo AJMONE MARSAN



12. The role of Psychogeriatrics in Healthy Living and Active Ageing

Enrico MOLINARI, Chiara SPATOLA, Giada PIETRABISSA, Francesco PAGNINI and Gianluca CASTELNUOVO


13. Age Management and Sustainable Careers for the Improvement of the Quality of Ageing at Work

Francesco MARCALETTI


14. “Stay Tuned”: The Role of ICTs in Elderly Life


Fausto COLOMBO, Piermarco AROLDI and Simone CARLO



15. Empowering Skills for an Active Ageing and Healthy Living

Alessandro ANTONIETTI, Michela BALCONI, Patrizia CATELLANI, and Antonella MARCHETTI


16. Work, Retirement and Health: An Analysis of the Socio-economic Implications of Active Ageing and their Effects on Health

Claudio LUCIFORA, Lorenzo CAPPELLARI and Elena COTTINI


17. Predicting Ageing: On the Mathematical Modelization of Ageing Muscle Tissue

Alessandro MUSESTI, Giulio G. GIUSTERI and Alfredo MARZOCCHI


18. Healthy Reasoning: The Role of Effective Argumentation for Enhancing Elderly Patients’ Self-management Abilities in Chronic Care

Sarah BIGI