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  • The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Adulthood and Agingby Susan Krauss Whitbourne; Martin J Sliwinski

    Wiley 2011; US$ 214.95

    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 newly... more...

  • Watermelon Magicby Wally Amos; Stu Glauberman; Jack Canfield

    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...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Work and Agingby Jerry W. Hedge; Walter C. Borman

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 174.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Soziale Beziehungen alter Menschenby Clemens Tesch-Römer

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 17.88

    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...

  • 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...