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Adulthood & Aging

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  • The Aging Mindby Patrick Rabbitt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    No-one approaches aging with enthusiasm. Activities we accomplish easily in our 20s and 30s become more difficult as we grow old but, though change is inevitable, recognising and understanding precisely what is happening to our bodies and minds allows us to continue to manage and enjoy our lives. Patrick Rabbitt is a cognitive gerontologist who... more...

  • Altern im Wandelby Andreas Motel-Klingebiel; Susanne Wurm; Clemens Tesch-Römer

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 29.33

    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...

  • Still Growingby Donald Capps

    The Lutterworth Press 2015; US$ 19.50

    The later-adult years are commonly viewed as a period in which one struggles to maintain a vestige of the physical, mental, and emotional vitality of one’s earlier years. In 'Still Growing', however, Donald Capps shows that older adulthood is actually a period of growth and development, and that a central feature of this growth and development... more...

  • Ageing and Caring: A Guide for Later Lifeby Des O'Neill

    Orpen Press 2013; US$ 10.00

    Ageing and Caring acts as a guide to preparing for old age for older people and their families. more...

  • Men in Familiesby Alan Booth; Ann C. Crouter

    Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 54.95

    Recently, the roles of fathers and husbands in families have been recognized as important issues. They appear in legislation aimed at deadbeat dads, social movements including the Million Man March and Promise Keepers, in the development of advocacy groups, and in think tanks. Therefore, contemporary research on men in family relationships has very... more...

  • Dementia in Close-Upby Bere Miesen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 45.95

    Dementia in Close-Up is a clear and practical guide to dementia and the world of the dementia sufferer. Bere Miesen assumes no medical or specialist knowledge and uses first hand accounts and real-life examples to examiners on patterns of behaviour and responses of sufferers and their carers. He focuses on the complex and varied relationships between... more...

  • Suddenly Single After 50by Barbara Ballinger; Margaret Crane

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    Finding themselves suddenly single after 50, Barbara Ballinger and Margaret Crane found that life could be good again despite the stress, frustration and fear they faced at first. This work helps others navigate life when their partner is no longer a part of it, so they still may find fulfillment, joy, and happiness again. more...

  • Aging and Older Adulthoodby Joan T. Erber

    Wiley 2012; US$ 83.95

    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...

  • Watermelon Magicby Wally Amos; Stu Glauberman; Jack Canfield

    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...

  • The Aging Intellectby Douglas H. Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.00

    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...