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  • Great Myths of Agingby Joan T. Erber; Lenore T. Szuchman

    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...

  • Living Your Unlived Lifeby Robert A. Johnson; Jerry Ruhl

    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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • Health, Illness, and Optimal Agingby Carolyn Aldwin; Diane Gilmer

    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...

  • Crosscultural Communication and Aging in the United Statesby Hana Noor Al-Deen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    This volume focuses on older Americans in various communicative contexts within the framework of their cultures. This book is designed as a reader or supplementary text for college students in communication, gerontology, anthropology and sociology. more...

  • Aging, Health Behaviors, and Health Outcomesby K. Warner Schaie; Dan Blazer; James S. House; James A. House

    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...

  • Horticultural Therapy and the Older Adult Populationby Suzanne Wells

    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...

  • Heart of Development, V. 1by Gordon Wheeler; Mark McConville

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In these groundbreaking new collections, the reader will find an exciting, boad-ranging selection of work showing an array of applications of the Gestalt model to working with children, adolescents, and their families and worlds.  From the theoretical to the hands-on, and from the clinical office or playroom to family settings, schools, institutions,... more...

  • Care-Giving in Dementiaby Gemma M. M. Jones; Bere M. L. Miesen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    A practical book for practical people, Care-Giving in Dementia integrates neurobiological information about dementia with specific developments in care-giving. Multi-disciplinary and multi-professional in its approach, it emphasizes the variety of techniques that can be used effectively in caring for persons with dementia. more...