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  • Mature Friendships, Love, and Romanceby MORLEY D. GLICKEN

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00

    Written to appeal to men as well as women, Mature Friendships, Love, and Romance: A Practical Guide to Intimacy for Older Adults is a serious book about love, romance, intimacy, and sexuality, as well as friendship and family. It is about what happens when older adults lack close relationships and about practical ways to address that isolation and... 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...

  • The Third Chapterby Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 14.99

    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...

  • Developmental Regulation in Adulthoodby Jutta Heckhausen

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 46.00

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

  • Aging, Society, and the Life Courseby Leslie A. Morgan; Suzanne R. Kunkel

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 100.00

    This is a comprehensive textbook for both undergraduate and graduate level courses, detailing the impact of societal forces on the aging process. The book focuses on the diversity of the older population, examining it from micro/macro perspectives in order to understand aging and the life course as social phenomena. This latest edition examines significant... more...

  • In Our Primeby Patricia Cohen

    Scribner 2012; US$ 16.00

    The director behind the Hollywood close-up and the inventor of the ?midlife crisis,? the doctors who promised to restore men?s sexual vigor with monkey gland transplants and the neuroscientists mapping the middle-aged brain, the fashion designers and the feminists: They are all part of the fascinating parade of businessmen, entertainers, scientists,... more...

  • Loving Someone Who Has Dementiaby Pauline Boss

    Wiley 2011; US$ 18.95

    Research-based advice for people who care for someone with dementia Nearly half of U.S. citizens over the age of 85 are suffering from some kind of dementia and require care.  Loving Someone Who Has Dementia  is a new kind of caregiving book. It's not about the usual techniques, but about how to manage on-going stress and grief. The book... more...

  • The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Social and Emotional Developmentby Richard M. Lerner; Michael E. Lamb; Alexandra M. Freund

    Wiley 2010; US$ 165.00

    In the past fifty years, scholars of human development have been moving from studying change in humans within sharply defined periods, to seeing many more of these phenomenon as more profitably studied over time and in relation to other processes. The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Volume 2: Social and Emotional Development presents the study... more...

  • New Passagesby Gail Sheehy

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Millions of readers literally defined their lives through Gail Sheehy's landmark bestseller Passages. Seven years ago she set out to write a sequel, but instead she discovered a historic revolution in the adult life cycle. . . People are taking longer to grow up and much longer to die. A fifty-year-old woman--who... more...

  • Art Therapy and Creative Coping Techniques for Older Adultsby Susan Buchalter

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 34.95

    Art and the therapeutic uses of art provide older people with valuable ways in which to express their feelings, needs and fears, and with a resource for coping with life's major changes. This practical book is filled with step-by-step activities for art therapists and professionals to use in work with older people either individually or in groups. more...