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- SAGE Publications 1993; US$ 59.00
Bringing together the empirical work of researchers from a variety of disciplines, this volume provides insight into the physical, psychological and social needs of the growing number of elderly people caring for adults with developmental disabilities. Issues explored include: the needs of elderly parents caring for adult offspring with learning difficulties;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
This much-needed book explores the issues and consequences of chronic pain in later life. Chronic pain often accompanies the non-fatal health conditions experienced by older women, but much of the professional literature virtually ignores older chronic pain sufferers. Older Women With Chronic Pain begins to fill this void by exploring chronic pain... more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 74.00
Due to population explosion and a global increase in average life expectancies, an unprecedentedly high percentage of the world's population is aging. By the middle of this century there will be up to 2 billion individuals over the age of 65, a demographic shift never before experienced in our human history. In addition, declining birth rates in industrialized... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 90.00
Community Resources for Older Adults: Programs and Services in an Era of Change, Fourth Edition , by Robbyn Wacker and Karen Roberto, provides an in-depth review of policy and programs for the "aging network," answering such key questions as "How have programs for older adults evolved?" "Who uses these resources?" "How are they delivered?" and... more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 179.73
This is the first book to focus exclusively on resilience and the aging process. Its purpose is to provide the current scientific theory, clinical guidelines, and real-world interventions with regard to resilience as a clinical tool. more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 114.99
This collection uses theoretical perspectives from developmental, social, and behavioral sciences to examine the many ways that individuals, families, and communities intersect and interface. Focusing on the impact of change on human development, including its antecedents, processes, and consequences, this volume offers a comprehensive map of the trajectories... more...
- Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2010; US$ 120.00
Changes in demography are more certain than climate change, technology and oil, and will have huge implications on the tourism industry. This book investigates the dimensions of demography in order to demonstrate how tourism is changing now and the future more...