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Adulthood & Aging

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  • 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...

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

    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...

  • The Warmth of the Heart Prevents Your Body from Rustingby Marie de Hennezel

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 12.22

    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...

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

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    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...

  • Caring for the Elderlyby Tattwamasi Paltasingh; Renu Tyagi

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 40.00

    Insights into the different aspects of social gerontology. A broad understanding of social gerontology and analyzes concepts of ageism! more...

  • Une si longue vieby Pierre Gobiet; Pierre Perret

    Primento Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    Un livre qui s?adresse aux proches et aux soignants, mais aussi personnes âgées elles-mêmes À quoi pensent donc les personnes très, très vieilles, qui donnent parfois l?impression de ne plus rien attendre de la vie ? C?est la question que pose ce livre. L?auteur y propose un regard innovant sur ceux qu?il appelle « les arpenteurs du temps ». Il... more...