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  • Preparation for Agingby E. Heikkinen; Jorma Kuusinen; Isto Ruoppila

    Springer US 2012; US$ 119.00

    ''Full of valuable definitions, descriptions, discussion and succinct summaries....the volume forms an interesting, up-to-date reservoir of information on 'preparation for aging'. As a source of specific insights and alternative perspectives it is a welcome addition to the literature.'' - Aging and Society more...

  • Guide to Fitness After Fiftyby L.J. Frankel; R. Harris

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Guide to Fitness After Fifty presents basic and applied research data, authoritative advice and tested techniques for professional workers who want to learn more about physical exercise, fitness and health for aging people and for all who seek to become more physically and mentally fit. The editors and contributors believe that physical activity and... more...

  • Activities in Actionby Phyllis M. Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Here is an invaluable resource for activities professionals specializing in geriatrics. Activities in Action reflects the goals of the National Association of Activity Professionals in that it serves as a catalyst for professional and personal growth and provides a national forum on geriatric and activity issues. Some of the highlights of this significant... more...

  • Family Relationships in Later Lifeby Timothy H. Brubaker

    SAGE Publications 1990; US$ 57.00

    Directed towards researchers and practitioners in family studies and gerontology, this completely revised Second Edition of Family Relationships in Later Life provides an innovative new collection of research-based descriptions on family relations of older people. Each chapter summarizes existing literature on the topic and provides up-to-date original... more...

  • The Couple's Retirement Puzzleby Roberta K. Taylor; Dorian Mintzer

    Sourcebooks 2014; US$ 14.99

    The essential guide for couples to create a happy, healthy, and successful retirement! Retirement can be the best time of your life, but for couples, there's far more to it than cashing in on your 401(k). The most important asset you have during retirement is each other, yet many couples aren't sure where to begin to prepare for retired... more...

  • Researching Later Life and Ageingby Miranda Leontowitsch

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    This collection on researching later life and ageing critically reflects upon the qualitative methods used in gaining knowledge of under-researched groups of older people and sets out future research agendas. more...

  • Aging and Lossby Jason Danely

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 28.95

    Based on nearly a decade of research, Aging and Loss: Mourning and Maturity in Contemporary Japan examines how the landscape of aging is felt, understood, and embodied by older adults themselves. In detailed portraits, anthropologist Jason Danely delves into the everyday lives of older Japanese adults as they construct narratives through acts of... more...

  • The Eldercare Consultantby Becky Feola

    AMACOM 2015; US$ 14.95

    Your elderly father's memory is failing fast. Your increasingly frail mother just took another fall. Whatever the situation, The Eldercare Consultant can provide the knowledge, support, and encouragement you seek. Weaving together real-life stories with the essential information needed to make the best decisions, this compassionate and practical... more...

  • Sporen achterlatenby Cornelis Verhoeven

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2010; US$ 29.99

    Een drietal beschouwingen over het verleden in het kader van de menselijke levensloop. Ons verleden als bezit opent mogelijkheden en initieert beloftes, maar beperkt beiden tezelfdertijd. Ons verleden bepaalt daardoor de inhoud van ons bestaan en de rijpheid van onze persoon. De beschouwingen vormen een schoolvoorbeeld van verhandelingen over thema's... more...

  • Momenten van...by D. L. Kolmer; L. Hollander; A. Bast

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2009; US$ 29.99

    Momenten van? vertelt waargebeurde verhalen over vroeger. Ouderen vertellen over hun momenten van geluk, ontmoeting, afscheid, bezinning en verbondenheid. De verhalen zijn geïllustreerd met prachtige beelden uit privé fotocollecties. Met onder meer Jan Terlouw en Marjan Berk kijken we terug naar het verleden.Momenten van? is een boek vol belevenissen... more...