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Adulthood & Aging

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  • Multidimensional Functional Assessment of Older Adultsby Gerda G. Fillenbaum

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.00

    First Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Motherhood Optionalby Phyllis Ziman Tobin; Barbara Aria

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1998; US$ 74.99

    Reminding women that motherhood is an option, not a given (much less an instinct), New York psychotherapist Phyllis Ziman Tobin contends that choosing to be or not to be a mother is the defining rite of passage for today's woman. She draws on the composite struggles of real people to show how the dilemma is rooted in unexamined assumptions about normalcy,... more...

  • GROWING OLDERby James T. Sears

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This book presents a diverse group of scholars, activists, social service providers, and researchers from around the globe examining current research, practices, and policies on aging among LGBT individuals. This book was published as a special issue of the Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services . more...

  • HANDBOOK METHODS RELIGION SPIRITUALby James W. Ellor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Religion, spirituality and spirituality are just terms until they are understood and developed into cogent concepts. This book will offer the background and insight to researchers seeking to further our understanding in this area. more...

  • Introduction to Agingby Judith A. Sugar; Robert Riekse; Henry Holstege

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 75.00

    This new textbook creates a paradigm shift with a very practical approach to problem solving. Aging is an asset. Its focus on well care rather than just sick care by understanding physical fitness, sexual fitness, consumer fitness, nutritional fitness and social fitness among others, all point to aging as an asset leading to civic fitness and the potential... more...

  • Issues in Global Agingby Frederick L Ahearn Jr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Gain a new perspective on the international implications of our aging population! This comprehensive book examines a broad array of international concerns in gerontology. Issues in Global Aging addresses the implications of the rapid growth in elderly populations in both the Third World and industrialized nations including the US, Israel, Pakistan,... more...

  • Women, Aging, and Ageismby Evelyn R Rosenthal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    Here is a unique text that examines the lives of middle-aged and old women. Women, Aging and Ageism, in response to the lack of literature that focuses on aging women, presents timely and definitive research that illustrates the implications of ageism and sexism. This landmark volume challenges powerful myths and dangerous stereotypes and identifies... more...

  • Pets and the Elderlyby Odean Cusack; Elaine Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Here is an excellent ?how-to? guide for initiating pet-facilitated therapy programs with the elderly. Pets and the Elderly is a practical book that explains how to implement carefully planned programs in residential and nursing homes and in geriatric and psychiatric hospitals, with pets in residence or as visitors. The authors review past research,... more...

  • The National Mental Health Associationby Robert E Hess

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 85.00

    Here is a unique and important volume that pays tribute to the contributions of the National Mental Health Association to the field of prevention. For more than 80 years, the National Mental Health Association has been a major force in the advancement of the field of prevention. It has pursued an impressive three-pronged mission of promoting health,... more...

  • Waiting at the Gateby Susan L Sandel; David Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    Here is the result of over ten years of hands-on clinical experience by two experts wha have worked with the elderly. The authors explore the contributions of the creative arts therapies, specifically movement and drama therapy, to the individual and communal welfare of residents in nursing homes. Waiting at the Gate: Creativity and Hope in the Nursing... more...