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- Wiley 2011; US$ 214.95
This exceptional collection draws on the most recent demographic data and combines classic research with cutting-edge approaches to provide an invaluable overview of the developmental psychology of the adult years. Covers a wide range of topics within adult development and aging, from theoretical perspectives to specific content areas Includes newly... 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 Education 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,... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 45.95
This book is about the ways digital technology can contribute to the welfare of older people. The Internet, mobile phones and other technologies have changed how we live and work. Such technologies also shape how services for older people are organised in ways that potentially place carers and older people at the centre of service provision. Telecare... more...
- ECW Press 2008; US$ 13.95
Focusing on the Baby Boomer generation, this argument explores how this group is permanently destroying previous attitudes toward aging, retirement, senior citizens, and even the concept of death. An analysis of welfare rates and health-care costs demonstrates that the “Boomers? are influencing everything from education and employment to housing,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 85.00
Personal life narratives can serve as a rich source of new insights into the experience of human aging. In this comp;rehensive volume, an international team of editors and contributors provide effective approaches to using biography to enhance our understanding of adult development. In addition to providing new theoretical aspects on aging and biography,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 90.00
As the population of retirees between the ages of 65 and 75 continues to grow, professionals, researchers, and educators in all areas of the health care and the business sectors will require more expertise on the latest trends to make better decisions and improve systems. Contributed by nationally recognized experts, The Crown of Life: Dynamics of... more...