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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The goal of this volume is to examine development in middle age from the perspective of baby boomers -- a unique cohort in the United States defined as those individuals born from 1946 to 1962. This is the largest cohort ever to enter middle age in Western society, and they currently represent approximately one-third of the total U.S. population. ... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00
Research documents that rural elders are poorer, live in less adequate housing, and have far fewer health and service options available to them than their urban counterparts, yet there is a critical lack of current and detailed information on the problems facing rural elders and on the professional practices that serve this population. This text fills... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 82.95
The third edition of this essential text has been updated and expanded with new material that reflects the most recent developments in the field, and explores our current understanding of a broad range of topics related to aging and older adulthood. Fresh edition includes updated content such as revised case histories and reworked material... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95
Great Myths of Aging looks at the generalizations and stereotypes associated with older people and, with a blend of humor and cutting-edge research, dispels those common myths. Reader-friendly structure breaks myths down into categories such as Body, Mind, and Living Contexts; and looks at myths from “Older people lose interest in... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2008; US$ 23.22
Die zunehmende Individualisierung wird voraussichtlich zu einem deutlichen Anstieg von Singles im mittleren und höheren Lebensalter führen. Das Buch, dem eine von der Bertelsmann Stiftung geförderte Forschungsarbeit zugrundeliegt, bietet einen Überblick zu definitorischen und quantitativen Aspekten, zur sozialen Einbindung, zu Persönlichkeit und Werten,... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 32.72
Wie Menschen älter werden, wie lange sie leben und wie sich ihr Leben im Alter gestaltet, wird durch soziale und gesellschaftliche Bedingungen beeinflusst. Diese Bedingungen ändern sich über die Zeit und bilden den Hintergrund für einen Wandel der späteren Lebensphasen. Zu den Entwicklungen der letzten Jahrzehnte zählen eine gestiegene Lebenserwartung,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 194.99
Throughout the world, the population of older adults continues to grow. The rise in geriatric populations has seen an increase in research on clinical diagnostic, assessment, and treatment issues aimed at this population. Clinical geropsychologists have increased their interest both in providing mental health services as well as developing approaches... more...
- Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 14.95
The esteemed Jungian psychologist counsels on how to cope with feelings of failure or regret in the latter half of life and how to open to a more meaningful existence, even if outer circumstances cannot be changed. In Living Your Unlived Life , the renowned therapist Robert A. Johnson, writing with longtime collaborator and fellow Jungian psychologist... more...
- Atria Books/Beyond Words 2011; US$ 11.95
Watermelon Magic is talk from the soul using watermelons as a metaphor for life. Watermelons symbolize the slurpy happiness of life for Wally Amos (formerly known as ?Famous Amos?). From his life experiences, Wally sees many parallels between humans and watermelons. Just as the vine connects watermelons and the umbilical cord connects mother and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 40.00
Habits such as regular exercise are well known to be linked to better health in older adults. Far less is understood about behaviors that contribute to the optimally aging mind. This may be a reason why only about 25% of elders meet the standards for optimal cognitive aging. The Aging Intellect describes more than a dozen specific characteristics... more...