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  • Handbook of Adult Development and Learningby Carol Hoare

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 83.99

    The fields of psychology of aging and adult development have considered cognitive topics, such as concerns of work and retirement, and issues related to coping and bereavement. Meanwhile, the field of adult learning considers applied perspective topics. This book focuses on the dovetailing of adult development and learning. more...

  • How to Liveby Henry Alford

    Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99

    In this witty guide for seekers of all ages, author Henry Alford seeks instant enlightenment through conversations with those who have lived long and lived well. Armed with recent medical evidence that supports the cliche that older people are, indeed, wiser, Alford sets off to interview people over 70--some famous (Phyllis Diller, Harold... more...

  • Magnificent Mind at Any Ageby Daniel G. Md Amen

    Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony 2008; US$ 16.00

    It all starts with your brain: how you think, how you feel, how you interact with others, and how well you succeed in realizing your goals and dreams. When your brain works right, so do you. When it?s out of balance, you feel frustrated, or worse. Yet amid all the advice that bombards us daily about how to keep the rest of our body strong and healthy,... more...

  • Facing the Fiftiesby Peter O'Connor

    Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 22.68

    Understanding the experiences of being fiftysomething. more...

  • Learning to Be Oldby Margaret Cruikshank

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 28.99

    Margaret Cruikshank?s Learning to Be Old examines what it means to grow old in America today. The book questions social myths and fears about aging, sickness and the other social roles of the elderly, the over-medicalization of many older people, and ageism. more...

  • Mature Friendships, Love, and Romance: A Practical Guide to Intimacy for Older Adultsby Morley Glicken

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 49.00

    This insightful, research-driven book offers practical advice to older adults seeking new intimate relationships, lasting friendships, and better relationships with family members and children. more...

  • The Brain Fitness Workoutby Philip Carter

    Kogan Page 2010; US$ 14.99

    The Brain Fitness Workout includes a wide range of puzzles and tests, including different sorts of IQ tests, brain teasers and puzzles involving words, numbers and shapes to boost your brain power and stretch your mind. more...

  • Handbook of the Psychology of Agingby K Warner Schaie; Sherry L. Willis

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 102.95

    The Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, Seventh Edition, provides a basic reference source on the behavioral processes of aging for researchers, graduate students, and professionals. It also provides perspectives on the behavioral science of aging for researchers and professionals from other disciplines. The book is organized into four parts. Part... more...

  • Developmental Regulation in Adulthoodby Jutta Heckhausen

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 52.00

    This 1999 book examines how individuals influence and organize their life course. more...

  • The Third Chapterby Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 15.99

    In the twenty-first century, a developmental phase of life is emerging as significant and distinct, capturing our interest, engaging our curiosity, and expanding our understanding of human potential and development. Demographers talk about this new chapter in life as characterized by people?between fifty and seventy-five?who are considered ?neither... more...