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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95
The contributors to Grandparenting in the United States , edited by Madonna Harrington Meyer and Ynesse Abdul-Malak of Syracuse University, use a variety of quantitative and qualitative data sets to assess how grandparenting, and its impacts, vary by living arrangements, economic status, education, gender, race, ethnicity, and other stratifying variables.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.95
The Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods offers a clear understanding of the most important research challenges and issues in the burgeoning field of the psychology of aging. As people in developed countries live longer, so a range of research methods has evolved that allows a more nuanced understanding of how we develop psychological and neurologically.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95
The psychology of aging usually focuses upon cognitive changes, with a particular focus on dementia and other forms of cognitive decline. But getting older is about more than simply changes to the brain and related health issues. Changes to our social and emotional lives are also hugely significant as we adapt across our lifespan. The second edition... more...
- Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 20.99
The book presents clear instructions on coping with changes in functioning associated with injury, aging, illness, and pain. Chapters teach how to restore mood and self-esteem, manage stress and frustration, maintain strong social ties, cope with chronic pain, function efficiently when memory ability declines, and master self-motivation and time management. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 199.00
A frequent concern of older people and of those who work with older people is that research is often divorced from reality and does not inform everyday practice. For many years, psychology and related disciplines have investigated social and psychological aspects of ageing from different perspectives. However, the contemporary challenges faced by older... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.98
Separate the facts from the fears about memory loss. For many older people and their families, the fear of progressive memory loss is the chief anxiety about aging. To them, lapses that younger people would laugh off as distraction may seem the early symptoms of an inevitable decline into senility. The good news is that most of these fears are... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62
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$ 12.90
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...