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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Examine the changing structure of the family as America?s population ages! As the United States? economy evolves and manufacturing jobs disappear, the prospect of each generation experiencing a standard of living that exceeds that of their parents? generation also disappears. Challenges of Aging on U.S. Families: Policy and Practice Implications explores... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
Healthy Aging in Sociocultural Context examines two emerging trends facing countries throughout the world: population aging and population diversity. It makes a unique contribution to our understanding of these timely issues by examining their implications for healthy aging, a topic of increasing importance to policy-makers, planners, researchers,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 49.99
For twenty-five years, The Social Work Interview has been the textbook of choice in social work and other human service courses, as well as an essential professional resource for practitioners. This new edition, the first in seven years, is thoroughly updated-revised, expanded, and reorganized for more thorough coverage and for more effective teaching... more...
- AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 33.95
Western thought traditionally divides the human being into a body-mind dualism; the first examines the physical body and the second focuses upon psychological and social aspects of aging. Christopher A. Faircloth's edited volume of original pieces attempts to bridge this rift: reinserting the physical back into gerontology's study of aging. Faircloth... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 109.00
Developed countries and certain regions of economically emerging nations have displaying a rapidly growing population of the oldest-old-nonagenarians, centenarians, and supercentenarians. As this trend continues, we must redirect some of our research on aging to the experience of advanced old age and discovering individual and community factors that... more...
- Scientific American 2013; US$ 3.99
Today, an infant born in the US will probably live to see his or her 78th birthday, a 20- year-plus increase over the average lifespan a century ago. While living well into the 80s and 90s is becoming more and more attainable, how many more years can humanity expect to gain? The two main barriers are accumulated damage to cells and organs that occurs... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 85.00
Learn how gardens and parks can be beneficial to residents Mounting evidence reveals that nature and outdoor environments provide individuals with dementia greater enjoyment in life, lower stress levels, and positive changes to physical well-being. Outdoor Environments for People with Dementia explores how fulfilling the fundamental genetically based... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
In the absence of accurate information, American culture has upheld a distorted view of what it means to be an older gay man. Gay and Gray is the first and only scholarly full-length treatment of older gay men in America today. It breaks the stereotype that older gay men are strange, lonely creatures and reveals that most older gay men are well-adjusted... more...