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  • 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...

  • Promoting Cognitive Growth Over the Life Spanby Milton Schwebel; Nancy S. Fagley; Charles A. Maher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This book introduces special programs designed to enhance thinking and problem solving at the preschool, elementary, secondary, college, and graduate levels, as well as proven instructional methods to aid the elderly in retaining or regaining essential mental skills. The volume also considers difficult problems confronting psychology, including such... more...

  • Singles im mittleren und höheren Erwachsenenalterby Stephan Baas; Marina Schmitt; Hans-Werner Wahl

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2008; US$ 20.81

    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...

  • 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...

  • Psychological Therapies with Older Peopleby Jason Hepple; Jane Pearce; Philip Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    Sigmund Freud believed that psychoanalysis (and other forms of therapy) was not suitable for people over 50 years of age. In Psychological Therapies with Older People , the authors demonstrate the value of a range of psychological interventions with older people, showing that it is 'not too late' to help. With an emphasis on practical application,... 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...