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- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99
Look to this book for advice, techniques, and strategies to help people stay vigorous and healthy as they grow older. People are becoming increasingly knowledgeable about managing their health as they age. Healthy Aging For Dummies explains how people can embark on a healthy lifestyle that will enable them to feel young, both mentally and physically,... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2005; US$ 15.00
Daniel Amen, M.D., one of the world?s foremost authorities on the brain, has news for you: your brain is involved in everything you do?learn to care for it properly, and you will be smarter, healthier, and happier in as little as 15 days! You probably run, lift weights, or do yoga to keep your body in great shape; you put on sunscreen and lotions... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
It all starts with your brain: how you think, how you feel, how you interact with others, and how well you succeed in realizing your goals and dreams. When your brain works right, so do you. When it?s out of balance, you feel frustrated, or worse. Yet amid all the advice that bombards us daily about how to keep the rest of our body strong and healthy,... more...
- Hodder Education 2005; US$ 275.00
The rising prevalence of dementia in the population continues to pose a serious public health challenge in both the developed and the developing world. Previous editions of Dementia have become acknowledged as a key gold standard work in this field, and have had a genuinely international approach. The third edition has been fully revised... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
This book is a follow-up to Arber and Ginn's award winning Connecting Gender and Ageing (1995). It contains original chapters from eminent writers on gender and ageing, addressing newly emergent areas within gender and ageing, including gender identity and masculinity in later life. Early work on gender and ageing was dominated by a focus on older... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 89.99
Introduces aging, defines it, describes the statistics and parameters that measure it, and compares it in different species and models. This work focuses the material back onto human aging and its clinical and demographic outcomes. It provides an overview of a rapidly changing field, and reflects the changes, the disputes, and the glut of data. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 24.95
?How could ?old age? be a medical diagnosis when I wasn?t even forty?? ?Lolly Winston ?? if aging is difficult for those of us who were only sometimes cute,? she says, ?just imagine how hard it must be for the aging knockouts, the living dolls.? ?Rebecca McClanahan ?I love sex. I love middle-age sex. I love married sex. I'm almost fifty and I've... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 119.00
Aging is inevitable: this is gerontological dogma. And humans do inevitably grow old, which is probably why it seems so unlikely to us that other forms of life could escape aging. Escaping aging is not escaping death. Death is an inherent part of life, and it can strike any time. But the question is whether death necessarily becomes more likely as... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99
Every Baby Boomer has to confront it: their changing midlife sex lives. Now, Gail Belsky provides an unfailingly honest anthology that is incredibly varied, wickedly funny, shockingly explicit, and surprisingly sweet about life in the bedroom after 40. Topics include an unexpected second marriage to a much younger man, the discovery of phone sex... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 99.00
The field of gerontology has often been criticized for being "data-rich but theory-poor." The editors of this book address this issue by stressing the importance of theory in gerontology. While the previous edition focused on multidisciplinary approaches to aging theory, this new edition provides cross-disciplinary, integrative explanations... more...