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- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 4.49
St Anthony of Padua is the Patron Saint of the Old. Unfortunately, he seems to be missing from the UK nowadays! I feel that if Charles Dickens was still alive, he would be just as upset and angry about the plight of our Senior Citizens as he was about Victorian children. The secret cruelty that they suffer in many Homes is horrendous. Drugs are often... more...
- Marion Street Press, LLC 2011; US$ 8.95
A blend of touching stories, fascinating facts, and rollicking humor is presented in this entertaining look at the jaunt towards senior citizenship. Guaranteed to stir souls, stimulate minds, and tickle funny bones, the chapters include Why It?s Great to Be Chronologically Endowed, Grandkids Say the Darnedest Things, The Lighter Side of Aging, and... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 10.99
Something in our world is changing. In ten years time 60% of us will be over 55. The retirement age is likely to move up to 70; modern medicine ensures that most of us will live well in to our 80s and most of us will choose to do some work, paid or voluntary, while we are still physically able. Yet older people have, as yet, no role in modern society.... more...
- Workman Publishing Company 2014; US$ 18.95
?The bible of eldercare??ABC World News. ?An indispensable book??AARP. ?A compassionate guide of encyclopedic proportion?? The Washington Post . And, winner of a Books for a Better Life Award. How to Care for Aging Parents is the best and bestselling book of its kind, and its author, Virginia Morris, is the go-to person on eldercare for the media,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 239.00
Aging populations are an unprecedented feature in human history. This volume presents fresh research as well as analysis of population trends, comparing developments in Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia and assessing their likely impact. more...
- Companion Press 2012; US$ 9.99
Getting older goes hand in hand with losses of many kinds?ending careers, empty nests, illness, the deaths of loved ones?and this book by one of the world's most beloved grief experts helps one acknowledge and mourn the many losses of aging while also offering advice for living better in old age. The 100 practical tips and activities address the emotional,... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 8.74
Society has a deep fear of ageing. Old age is increasingly viewed as a biomedical problem, something to be avoided at all costs and then vanished away by medicine. Anne Karpf urges us to change our narrative. Exploring how our outlook on ageing is historically determined and culturally defined, she draws upon case studies, old and new, to suggest... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 23.99
The shift from daily parenting and a ?full nest? to an empty nest can be a startling one. Many don?t know what to do with themselves when the job of full-time parenting becomes a part-time one, or one managed from a distance. The transitions from full house to empty house, to half-full house to empty house again can create a cycle of ups and downs... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 25.00
In Love, Again, Eve Pell beautifully and thoughtfully concludes that life experience adds dimensions to the art of connection?and that we all stand to learn something from unexpected romance. How do old people meet new loves? Eve Pell was 68 when she convinced a friend to set her up with Sam Hirabayashi. Ten years her senior, Sam,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 25.00 US$ 20.50
Step-by-step, full-color graphics show how to use the latest iPhone models! Written by seniors for seniors, this full-color guide features screenshots throughout with clear instructions that make it easy to start using the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iOS 8. The book can be used with earlier devices, too. Follow along and learn how to make calls,... more...