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  • Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's Diseaseby Elizabeth T Hall; Harold G Koenig

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 27.95

    Clarify your thinking on an issue that can tear families apart! Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer?s Disease: A Christian Perspective is the touching story of a woman?s daily struggles as a caregiver to her mother who suffers from Alzheimer?s disease. You?ll learn how God?s presence in her life has helped her. You will also find practical day-to-day... more...

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Older Adultsby PhD Kristen H. Sorocco; PhD Sean Lauderdale

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 84.99

    A one-stop resource for core discipline practitioners who provide mental health services to the geriatric population, Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Older Adults presents strategies for integrating cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) skills and therapies into various healthcare settings for aging patients. Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Older... more...

  • Dying, Death, and Bereavementby Lewis R. Aiken

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 54.95

    This book is a brief but comprehensive survey of research, writings, and professional practices concerned with death and dying. It is interdisciplinary and eclectic--medical, psychological, religious, philosophical, artistic, demographics, bereavement, and widowhood are all considered--but with an emphasis on psychological aspects. A variety of viewpoints... more...

  • Foreign Accent Syndromesby Jack Ryalls; Nick Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    What does it feel like to wake up one day speaking with a foreign accent from a country one has never visited? Why does someone wake up doing this? This book seeks to portray the broad and diverse experiences of individuals with a rare neurological speech disorder called Foreign Accent Syndrome (FAS). Through a combination of personal testimony... more...

  • Forever Youngby Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2013; US$ 5.99

    Forever Young: The Science of Aging by the Editors of Scientific American Today, an infant born in the US will probably live to see his or her 78th birthday, a 20- year-plus increase over the average lifespan a century ago. While living well into the 80s and 90s is becoming more and more attainable, how many more years can humanity expect to gain?... more...

  • Frozen Dreamsby Allison Rosen; Jay Rosen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.95

    Wedding up-to-date scientific information to an understanding of the emotional burdens and ethical dilemmas that inhere in reproductive medicine, Frozen Dreams: Psychodynamic Dimensions of Infertility and Assisted Reproduction provides an overview of the psychology of infertility patients and of the evaluative, administrative, and especially psychotherapeutic... more...

  • Galileo & the Art of Ageing Mindfullyby Adam Ford

    The Ivy Press 2015; US$ 8.20

    Mindfulness is a lifelong exercise and the older we get the more appreciative we can become of the practice. Galileo & the Art of Ageing Mindfully reveals how the father of modern science introduced a new era in our mindful understanding of ourselves and our place in the universe. Adam Ford turns his telescope towards the stars to reveal a natural... more...

  • Gerontology in the Era of the Third Ageby PhD Dawn C. Carr; PhD (C) Kathrin S. Komp

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 94.99

    The "third age" is described as the period in the life course that occurs after retirement but prior to the onset of disability, revealing a period in which individuals have the capacity to remain actively engaged. This book serves as a comprehensive discussion about how the emergence of the third age has changed the way we think about and examine... more...

  • Growing Olderby James T. Sears

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    LGBT older adults experience issues and challenges that are unique, including institutional heteronormativity, heterosexism in organizations, and homophobia among caregivers and social service providers. This book presents a diverse group of scholars, activists, social service providers, and researchers from around the globe examining current research,... more...

  • Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciencesby Linda George

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 102.95

    Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, Seventh Edition, provides extensive reviews and critical evaluations of research on the social aspects of aging. It also makes available major references and identifies high-priority topics for future research. The book is organized into four parts. Part 1 reviews developments in the field of age and the... more...