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Adulthood & Aging

  • 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... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Handbook of Adult Clinical Psychologyby Alan Carr; Muireann McNulty

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 79.95

    The second edition of the Handbook of Adult Clinical Psychology: An Evidence Based Practice Approach ?like its predecessor provides clinical psychologists in training with a comprehensive practice handbook to help build the skills necessary to complete a clinical placement in the field of adult mental health. While practical in orientation, the book... more...

  • Health Promotion and Aging, Seventh Editionby PhD David Haber

    Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 94.99

    The seventh edition of this classic text champions healthy aging by demonstrating how to prevent or manage disease and make large-scale improvements toward health and wellness in the older adult population. The text synthesizes state-of-the-art research findings?providing convincing evidence that health promotion truly works?with practical, effective... more...

  • Women and Positive Agingby Lisa Hollis-Sawyer; Amanda Dykema-Engblade

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 59.95

    Women and Positive Aging: An International Perspective presents the noted research in the fields of psychology, gerontology, and gender studies, reflecting the increasingly popular and pervasive positive aging issues of women in today?s society from different cohorts, backgrounds, and life situations. Each section describes a bridge between the... more...

  • Psychology of Aging 101by LCSW PhD Robert Youdin

    Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 34.99

    A reader-friendly overview of geropsychology based on a wealth of evidence-based research Written by a renowned scholar and practitioner of gerontology and aging, this is a concise, reader-friendly overview of key concepts of geropsychology, the psychology of aging. Grounded in positive psychology, the text dispels common myths about... more...

  • Dementia in Close-Upby Bere Miesen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 45.95

    Dementia in Close-Up is a clear and practical guide to dementia and the world of the dementia sufferer. Bere Miesen assumes no medical or specialist knowledge and uses first hand accounts and real-life examples to examiners on patterns of behaviour and responses of sufferers and their carers. He focuses on the complex and varied relationships between... more...

  • Therapeutic Interventions for the Person With Dementiaby Ellen D Taira

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 80.00

    This pioneering volume taps the resources and skills of top rehabilitation professionals and applies them to the person with Alzheimer?s disease and other related dementias. more...