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- Hamilton Books 2005; US$ 35.99
Thirty-five million Americans are living beyond the age of sixty-five, a twenty-five year increase in life expectancy since 1900. This longevity, once the gift of a few, has become the destiny of many. This time of life is not just about retiring; in fact many who retire return happily to some type of employment. It is a new stage of life filled with... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 75.00
This newest edition of a core graduate level textbook has added six new chapters to further enrich the "gerontological imagination," and encourage an interdisciplinary approach to the study of aging. Academically rigorous yet clear and accessible, the text provides the most current findings from leading gerontological researchers and practitioners.... more...
- Scribner 2014; US$ 26.00
A gifted writer?s chronicle of the extraordinary bravery and strength of a group of people who care for loved ones during long, final illnesses. More and more people spend their late years ill and frail, dependent on family and friends for day-to-day help, and more than 43 million Americans care for family members over age fifty. In 2010 journalist... more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 20.72
HauptbeschreibungLange zu leben und somit auch alt zu werden, finden viele Menschen erstrebenswert - wirklich alt und abhÃ?Â¤ngig sein mÃ?Â¶chte dagegen niemand. So ist der Wunsch groÃ?Å¸, die spÃ?Â¤te Lebensphase mÃ?Â¶glichst von Angst, Schmerz und Verlust freizuhalten. Doch welche Konsequenzen ergeben sich daraus fÃ?Â¼r eine Gesellschaft, die stetig... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 15.00
?Things will be all right. People need to hear that. Life is good, just as it is. There isn?t anything I would change about my life.??George Dawson In this remarkable book, George Dawson, a slave?s grandson who learned to read at age 98 and lived to the age of 103, reflects on his life and shares valuable lessons in living, as well... more...
- Pan American Health Organization 2000; US$ 15.00
Este informe contiene los principales resultados de la encuesta SABE, de la parte realizada en la Zona Metropolitana de la Ciudad de México (ZMCM). Como proyecto de estudio colaborativo en América Latina y el Caribe, el proyecto tuvo varias etapas en actividades llevadas a cabo gracias a la cooperación de individuos e instituciones, tanto en el plano... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2005; US$ 18.95
Based on its author's four-year study and 15 years of experience in Alzheimer's and dementia-related care, Alzheimer's Activities That Stimulate the Mind is the only book offering exercises appropriate to each of the four stages of the disease. It features hundreds of exercises across an array of areas and disciplines, including arts and crafts, community... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1995; US$ 46.00
Sets social and health care practice with older people firmly in the context of the new community care arrangements and the consequent organizational trends towards a market culture. This book questions the relative lack of attention given by professionals to issues of structural inequality in old age, compared for example to race and gender. more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 12.99
An "affectionate, touchingly empathetic" (Janet Maslin, The New York Times ) look at old age in America today Welcome to Canterbury Tower , an apartment building in Florida, where the residents are busy with friendships, love, sex, money, and gossip-and the average age is eightysix. Journalist Dudley Clendinen's mother moved to Canterbury in 1994,... more...