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Adulthood & Aging

  • Suddenly Single After 50by Barbara Ballinger; Margaret Crane

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    Finding themselves suddenly single after 50, Barbara Ballinger and Margaret Crane found that life could be good again despite the stress, frustration and fear they faced at first. This work helps others navigate life when their partner is no longer a part of it, so they still may find fulfillment, joy, and happiness again. more...

  • Enhancing the Wellbeing and Wisdom of Older Learnersby Tess Maginess

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Enhancing the Wellbeing and Wisdom of Older Learners: A Co-research Paradigm examines how lifelong learning, becoming wise, and sharing wisdom are integrally linked to older people?s wellbeing. The book highlights appropriate learning styles and pedagogies for older people, including research models emphasising participation, and offers recommendations... more...

  • Depression in Later Lifeby Deborah Serani

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    Depression is often misdiagnosed or missed entirely in the elderly; people often think it?s a ?normal? response to the aging process. But this is not the case, and Serani offers a compassionate and practical guide to understanding, identifying, and treating depression for anyone suffering or who knows someone suffering with this common disorder.... more...

  • The Middlepauseby Marina Benjamin

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 20.99

    In a society obsessed with living longer and looking younger, what does middle age nowadays mean? How should a fifty-something be in a world ceaselessly redefining ageing, youth, and experience? The Middlepause  offers hope, and heart. Cutting through society?s clamorous demands to work longer and stay young, it delivers a clear-eyed account of... more...

  • Cognitive Agingby Patrick Lemaire

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Cognitive Aging and the Role of Strategy is the  English Language edition of ?Vieillissement cognitif et variations stratégiques?, oriiginally published in French . Lemaire is a well-respected professor and  text-book author of Cognitive Psychology in France and his English language edition will have updated content on theories of cognitive aging... more...

  • A Long Time Comingby Melanie Joosten

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 19.99

    A powerful collection of essays exploring what it means to grow old in our youth-obsessed world To live a long life should be a joy; to be old should not be a burden. With improved health care and higher standards of living, each generation is living longer than the last. Governments see our ageing population as an imminent disaster, and old age... more...

  • Handbook of Theories of Agingby PhD Dr. Vern L. Bengtson; PhD Dr. Jr Richard Settersten

    Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 109.99

    This state-of-the-art handbook will keep researchers and practitioners in gerontology abreast of the newest theories and models of aging. With virtually all new contributors and content, this edition contains 35 chapters by the most highly respected luminaries in the field. It addresses theories and concepts built on cumulative knowledge in four disciplinary... more...

  • Mass Media, An Aging Population, and the Baby Boomersby Michael L. Hilt; Jeremy H. Lipschultz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    As the oldest members of the baby boomer generation head into their retirement years, this demographic shift is having a substantial influence on uses of mass media, as well as the images portrayed in these media. Mass Media, An Aging Population, and the Baby Boomers provides a comprehensive examination of the relationship between media and aging... more...

  • A Psychiatrist's Guide to Successful Retirement and Agingby H Michael Zal

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    Baby Boomers are getting older and retiring in staggering numbers. They are also living longer than previous generations, so retirement can span decades. In this book, a seasoned psychiatrist addresses some of the major concerns retirees have about their emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical well-being as they age during retirement. more...

  • The Millennial Mindsetby Regina Luttrell; Karen McGrath

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 35.99

    The Millennial Mindset introduces seven characteristics common to Millennials and debunks popular stereotypes associated with this generation. The authors offer parents, educators, managers, and co-workers insights and suggestions on how to engage, prepare, and foster Millennials in all aspects of life. more...