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- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00
In his bestselling The Soul's Code , James Hillman restored passion and meaning to the concept of identity, arguing that each of us is born with an innate character, the "daimon" or "spirit" that calls us to what we are meant to be. Now, in The Force of Character , Hillman brings the idea of character full circle, offering a revolutionary new... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95
Lead older adults in creative drama activities. This practical handbook provides step-by-step instructions for conducting over 50 introductory activities to stimulate the senses, awaken the imagination, activate body movement, encourage interaction, and stimulate verbal communication with the elderly. Written primarily for activity, recreation, and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 35.99
Men Still at Work explores the reasons many men are continuing to work well beyond the traditional retirement age. In today?s challenging economy, they are the second-fastest growing group of workers (just behind older women). Filled with profiles of older working men, as well as dynamic interview quotes, Men Still at Work explores thorny issues... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95
Learn how to make elder housing more homelike! Taking an incisive look at assisted living for the elderly, Assisted Living: Sobering Realities is an important book for the professionals who work with aging Americans and their families. This vital book provides a multidisciplinary overview of the world of assisted living for older Americans. With unique... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1963; US$ 72.00
Aging in Minnesota was first published in 1963. With a higher than average proportion of elderly citizens, Minnesota is in the forefront of social action on their behalf. This book presents a comprehensive survey of the elderly in that state and a detailed description of efforts to meet their problems. The book begins with a brief history of the state's... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 59.00
" Ethics, Aging and Society ...is the first major work in ten years to critically address issues and methodologies in aging and ethics...This well-organized volume begins theoretically and offers new ways of thinking about ethics that can handle the complexities and realities of aging in particular social contexts.". --Choice. "[T]he... more...
- Scribner 2014; US$ 26.00
A moving, intimate, and compassionate book that chronicles the experiences of a group of long-term caregivers and illuminates critical issues of old age, end-of-life care, medical reform, and social policy In 2010, journalist Nell Lake began sitting in on the weekly meetings of a local hospital?s caregivers support group. Soon members invited her... more...
- AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 31.99
The experience of men and women in later life varies enormously, not only along the lines of gender but also due to ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, and race. Calasanti and Slevin explore these differences, their genesis, their meaning to men and women, and their treatment in the policy arena. more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2010; US$ 10.99
Ageing remains a natural part of life, and it is precisely the impermanence of life that renders it so precious. Knowing that it is brief requires an appreciation of each moment of beauty and wasting no opportunity for learning and love. The Art of Ageing has been written to help achieve these ends. Some people may experience bad health, unhappiness,... more...
- AltaMira Press 2000; US$ 29.99
Constructing the Life Course offers a social constructionist perspective on personal experience through time. The text shows the variety of ways people use life course imagery in their everyday lives and makes a useful addition to family studies or gerontology courses. more...