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Adulthood & Aging

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Physical Activity and Sport in Later Lifeby Emmanuelle Tulle; Cassandra Phoenix

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This volume addresses key issues such as the cultural and discursive context in which physical activity is discussed; the process of becoming physically active; the role of care settings in enabling physical activity; pleasure; gender; and place and space. more...

  • Older Adults and Autism Spectrum Conditionsby Wenn Lawson; Carol Povey

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 24.95

    Packed with practical advice, this is the first book to address the challenges facing older people with autism. With first-hand stories and drawing on the latest research, it will help to support older adults with autism through lifestyle changes as well as physical and sensory challenges post-retirement. more...

  • Handbook of the Biology of Agingby Matt Kaeberlein; George Martin

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95

    Handbook of the Biology of Aging, Eighth Edition, provides readers with an update on the rapid progress in the research of aging. It is a comprehensive synthesis and review of the latest and most important advances and themes in modern biogerontology, and focuses on the trend of ?big data? approaches in the biological sciences, presenting new strategies... more...

  • Handbook of the Psychology of Agingby K Warner Schaie; Sherry Willis

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95

    Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, Eighth Edition, tackles the biological and environmental influences on behavior as well as the reciprocal interface between changes in the brain and behavior during the course of the adult life span. The psychology of aging is important to many features of daily life, from workplace and the family, to public... more...

  • Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciencesby Linda George; Kenneth Ferraro

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95

    Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, Eighth Edition, presents the extraordinary growth of research on aging individuals, populations, and the dynamic culmination of the life course, providing a comprehensive synthesis and review of the latest research findings in the social sciences of aging. As the complexities of population dynamics,... more...

  • Caring for the Elderlyby Tattwamasi Paltasingh; Renu Tyagi

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 49.95

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

  • Aging, Society, and the Life Course, Fifth Editionby PhD Suzanne R. Kunkel; PhD Leslie A. Morgan

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 94.99

    "[This] book?s unfading preoccupation with social context, social processes, and social structures distinguishes itself and greatly contributes to the discourse in gerontology." -The Gerontologist This classic text, now in its fifth edition, is distinguished by its emphasis on social context, social processes, and social structures as part of a... more...

  • Understanding Brain Aging and Dementiaby Lawrence J. Whalley

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    The life course method compares an individual?s long-life and late-life behaviors to gauge one?s mental decay. Arguing the life course approach is the best and simplest model for tracking mental development, Lawrence J. Whalley unlocks the mysteries of brain functionality, illuminating the processes that affect the brain during aging, the causes behind... more...