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- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 81.00
Middle adulthood is a critical period of the life course. How we develop in middle age?the central period of our lives?can influence how well we cope in our later years. Middle Adulthood: A Lifespan Perspective explores these issues by bringing together a distinguished group of international contributors associated with a range of prestigious longitudinal... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2013; US$ 25.95
"The latest scientific research confirms that developing a sense that you can make things better in the future is a key first step to improved health. The trick is how to do this. Up is Dr. Hilary Tindle's excellent guide to making the turn to that important new direction. It's a path not only to better health but to a happier life."?Howard S. Friedman,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95
This thorough revision of the highly successful first edition of Life-Span Development offers the reader a wide-ranging and thought provoking account of human development throughout the lifespan. The lifespan approach emphasises that development does not stop when we cease to be adolescents but goes on throughout adulthood and into old age. In... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 63.95
Though many factors can influence the likelihood that we remember a past experience, one critical determinant is whether the experience caused us to have an emotional response. Emotional experiences are more likely to be remembered than nonemotional ones, and over the past couple of decades there has been an increased interest in understanding how... more...
- 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...
- 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...