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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
Recent decades have seen a fundamental change in the age structure of many western societies. In these societies it is now common for a fifth to a quarter of the population to be retired, for fewer babies to be born than is required to sustain the size of the population and for life expectancy to exceed eighty years old. This book provides an overview... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 19.95
Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents proposes an entirely unique approach to the field of gerontology, giving dependent care receivers a voice. Caregivers will be made aware of what care receivers truly want during life's final chapters. Exploring issues of housing, spirituality, personal care and death, Cheryl Kuba has created a testament... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 95.00
Rapid population aging, once associated with only a select group of modern industrialized nations, has now become a topic of increasing global concern. This volume reframes aging on a global scale by illustrating the multiple ways it is embedded within individual, social, and cultural life courses. It presents a broad range of ethnographic work,... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available
Women over the age of 40, as they move towards menopause, usually experience an increasing waistline and multiplying fat cells?no matter how much they exercise. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.99
How can we work effectively with older people? What contribution can be made by the field of psychodynamics? It is now recognised that older adults can benefit from psychodynamic therapy and that psychodynamic concepts can help to illuminate the thorny issues of aging and the complications of later life. Talking Over the Years begins by examining... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 26.24
There is a cloud-capped peak where gods and immortals while away their infinite days, and since the dawn of humanity everyone ? whether they know it or not ? has been trying to climb that mountain. But there are only four paths up its treacherous slope. Throughout history, people have wagered everything on their choice and fought wars against those... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2012; US$ 9.95
Expert author Monica Troughton has brought together 52 brilliant ideas for taking control of your menopause, and turning what might otherwise be a difficult, challenging and isolating time into an experience that will leave you more vital, more inspired and more positive than ever before. With tips and advice on everything from dealing with the physical... more...
- Ulysses Press 2012; US$ 14.95
STAY YOUNG WITH THESE SAFE, EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT EXERCISES Kettlebells for 50+ offers progressive programs that will: ? Improve strength ? Foster core stability ? Increase hand-eye coordination ? Boost mind-body awareness ? Enhance sports performance Designed to meet the unique needs of active adults, Kettlebells for 50+ presents functional... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 47.99
The Physiological Effects of Ageing is a comprehensive resource for all nurses working with older people, enabling them to apply their knowledge of the ageing process to their practice, and, in doing so, enhance care delivery. This book emphasizes the normal ageing changes before considering possible effects of ageing on body systems, using as its... more...