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- SAGE Publications 1993; US$ 74.00
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$ 83.00
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 2007; US$ 109.00
How have programs for older adults evolved? Who uses these resources? How are they delivered? And what challenges do service providers face in meeting the needs of the aging baby-boom generation? Community Resources for Older Adults: Programs and Services in an Era of Change, Third Edition , answers these and other critical questions by providing... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 98.00
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$ 199.00
"Resilience is a topic in the aging literature that has for the most part been overlooked, as it has been discussed mainly in relationship to child and young adult development. Resilience is also a difficult theoretical construct to define, measure, and apply, which can limit its scientific use. Yet, geriatric practitioners everyday see clinical evidence... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 109.99
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$ 72.00
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...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 178.18
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844?1900) gehört zweifelsohne zu den großen Anregern der Philosophie, umso mehr als sein Werk nicht nur in der akademischen Philosophie, sondern vor allem auch in Kunst und Literatur enorme Resonanz gefunden hat. Als Gründungsvater verschiedener Schulen und Richtungen wie z. B. des Existenzialismus oder der Phänomenologie, aber... more...