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- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 221.95
This exceptional collection draws on the most recent demographic data and combines classic research with cutting-edge approaches to provide an invaluable overview of the developmental psychology of the adult years. Covers a wide range of topics within adult development and aging, from theoretical perspectives to specific content areas Includes... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 9.79
In this eloquent meditation on ageing, Marie de Hennezel guides us through a true ?art of growing old?. She recalls her encounters as a clinical psychologist with extraordinary people who 'grow old gracefully? ? and through her experience shows us how to make the most of this time in our lives, to avoid depression and to stay happy. She believes that... more...
- Atria Books/Beyond Words 2011; Not Available
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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 184.99
The area of work and aging is complex and multi-faceted. Its foundation is formed by a wide array of disciplines that both contribute to the complexity of its understanding, and offer fertile promise for research, development, and application in the years ahead. With an ever-growing population of older workers, many of whom are suggesting they will... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 95.00
Spanning the biological and psychosocial aspects of aging, this upper-level undergraduate and graduate text integrates current findings in biology, psychology, and the social sciences to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary coverage of the aging process. This new edition incorporates the tremendous amount of research that has come to light since... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Recently, the communication discipline has devoted increasing energy toward the study of aging, yet most of the research has insufficiently addressed a crucial factor in communicative relationships--culture. Meanwhile, cross-cultural/intercultural communication has not adequately addressed the aging process. Combining three powerful elements--communication,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.00
This volume is the fourth in a series designed to facilitate inter-disciplinary communication between scientists concerned with the description of societal phenomena and those investigating adult development. As such, it contains a compilation of papers presented at an annual conference held at the Pennsylvania State University. These essays by sociologists... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
Horticultural Therapy and the Older Adult Population is the guidebook you?ve been waiting for since the American Horticultural Therapy Association?s (AHTA) 1981 publication. With an updated collection of chapters in the area of horticultural therapy and older adults--ranging from a review of relevant literature to descriptions of existing horticultural... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 16.08
Älter werden wir nicht allein, sondern gemeinsam mit anderen Menschen. Im Verlauf des Lebens sind wir in ein Netz sozialer Beziehungen eingebettet: zu Eltern, Freunden, Partnern, Kindern und Nachbarn. Dieses Netz verändert sich mit dem Älterwerden. Seit einigen Jahrzehnten wandelt sich das gesellschaftliche Umfeld: In Zukunft wird es mehr hochaltrige... more...