Aging References for PerceptionThis is a start if you're looking for references regarding aging, 
many of them are related to perceptual aging.
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Pearlman, R. A., & Ryan-Dukes,M. (1986, September). The vulnerable elderly. Journal of Gerontological
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Pegels, C. C. (1980). Health care and the elderly. Rockville, MD: AspenSystems.

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Abramson, M., & Looms, P. (EdS.). (1988). Aging and sensorychange: An annotated bibliography.
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Carnevali, D., & Patrick, M. (1986). Nursing management for the elderly(2nd ed.).
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Cohen, S. (1981, October). Sensory changes in the elderly. American Journal of Nursing, 81, 1851-1880.

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Prevent social isolation before it starts.Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 11(10), 10-13.

Rovner, S. (1988, August 27). Baby boomers about to lose their senses.Washington Post, G 1,5.

Schmall, V. (1983). Growing older: Sensory changes.Corvallis: Oregon State University Extension Service.

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A better view of you
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Brady, F. B. (1972). A singular view: The art of seeing with one eye.Oradell, NJ: Medical
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Chinisci, R. A. (1985, Summer). Auditory and visual hallucinations as amedication side effect:
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Dickman, I. R. (1982). A vision impairment of the later vears:Macular deueneration.
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Fonda, G. E. (1975, May). Ways to improve vision in partially sighted persons.Geriatrics, 3(5), 49-52.

Fonda, G. E. (1981). Management of low vision. New York: Grune &Stratton.

Freese, A. S. (1977). Cataracts and their treatment. New York: American Foundation for the Blind.
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Sloane, A. E., & Kraut, J. A. (1975, April). The pleasures of reading neednot diminish with age.
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Spina, J. (1984, Summer). The fear of cataract extraction: Mental healthaspects of a geriatric
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Sullivan, N. (1983, April). Vision in the elderly. Journal of GerontologicalNursing, _(4), 228-235.

Van Son, A. R. (1985). Diabetes, vision impairment, and blindness. NewYork: American Foundation for the Blind.

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Rupp, R. R., & Jackson, P. D. (1986, March). Primary care for the hearingimpaired: A changing picture.
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Bartoshak, L. M., Rifkin, B., Marks, L. E., 6 Bars, P. Taste and aging. Journal of Gerontology, 41, 51-57.

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Corso, J. F. (1971). Sensory processes and age effects innormal adults. Journal of Gerontology, 27, 90-105.

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Cohen, S. (1981). Sensory changes in the elderly. American Journal of Nursing,81, 1851-1880.

Corbin, S., Reed, M., Nobbs, H., Eastwood, K., & Eastwood, M. R. (1984).Hearing assessment in homes for the
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