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- Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 14.99
America's leaders say the economy is strong and getting stronger. But ordinary Americans aren't buying it. They see what the rosy statistics hide: We are all struggling under the weight of terrifying economic instability. No matter how well educated and hard working we are, we know that the bottom can fall out at any moment. Meanwhile, the... more...
- Beobachter-Edition 2012; US$ 30.99
So gelingt es, die neue Lebensphase erfüllend zu gestalten. Das Buch bietet Berufstätigen wie Pensionierten, Alleinlebenden wie Partnern wertvollen Rat. Sie alle erfahren, was zu tun ist, damit Rentnerfrust keine Chance hat. Frühpensionierung ja oder nein? Wohin nach dem Berufsausstieg mit der Arbeitslust? Wie die Partnerschaft und Beziehungen pflegen?... more...
- Hyperion 2009; US$ 11.99
The story of becoming a doctor, and being a son. Jerald Winakur is a doctor who cares for, and about, the elderly. Dedicated and compassionate, he's a surrogate son to many. And yet, all his years of service helping patients and their families adjust to the challenges of aging did not prepare him for becoming father to his own father, who had become... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.95
I bought a new wrinkle cream. If you use it once a day, you look younger in a month. Twice a day, you look younger in two weeks. I ate it. As the years go by, and the decades begin to pile up, people will do just about anything to reverse the signs of aging: LASIK surgery, industrial-strength hair dye, seven consecutive forty-ninth birthday parties.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 15.00
Since the beginning of the twentieth century, thirty years have been added to the normal human life expectancy. In September Songs , the follow-up to her bestselling Intimate Partners , Maggie Scarf investigates the surprising and profound evolution marriage has undergone in these ?bonus years.? In a series of intimate and provocative interviews,... more...
- Tracks Publishing 2004; US$ 9.99
Based on Eugenie Wheeler's experiences, philosophy, reading, listening, and sense of humor, this best-of collection of columns deals with both the ups and downs of aging and includes topics on health, recreation, grandparenting, and relationships. Tired of stereotypes and myths on aging, Wheeler has devoted her career to helping the elderly avoid... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.00
Neenah Ellis's New York Times bestselling If I Live to Be 100 takes us inside the world of the very old and invites us to learn from them the art of living well for an exceptionally long period of time. Their stories add up to a course in living, with lessons and inspiration for all of us. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 13.95
Full of the magic of everyday life in the shadow of death?chickens must be cooked for dinner parties, and grandson?s questions about God must be answered!? The Staircase Letters is a moving and profound story of friendship and facing the end of life. When Elma Gerwin found out in 2001 at the age of 61 that she had cancer, she reached out to two coasts... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 309.00
"The International Handbook of Population Aging" is the first comprehensive volume to examine research on a wide array of the profound implications of population aging. Global population aging is one of the most important issues facing human societies in the early twenty-first century. Population projections show that the proportion of the... more...