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- Editorial Mazatlán 2013; US$ 9.99
Seeking to maintain her hard-won autonomy, Analiz's independence as a expat businesswoman in Mexico is threatened by her adult children's expectations and demands that she live a "conventional" life... and by Analiz' own increasing debility as an aging woman. While thematically, both the expat life (and cultural integration) and female independence... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2010; US$ 10.99
Ageing remains a natural part of life, and it is precisely the impermanence of life that renders it so precious. Knowing that it is brief requires an appreciation of each moment of beauty and wasting no opportunity for learning and love. The Art of Ageing has been written to help achieve these ends. Some people may experience bad health, unhappiness,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.16
More than thirty years ago, an entire generation sought a new way of life, looking for fulfillment and meaning in a way no one had before. Leaving his teaching job at Harvard, Ram Dass embodied the role of spiritual seeker, showing others how to find peace within themselves in one of the greatest spiritual classics of the twentieth century, the two-million-copy... more...
- Overlook 2014; US$ 14.99
Born in Louisiana to a soon-to-be absent father and an alcoholic mother?who tried to drown him in a bathtub when he was three?Clifton Crais spent his childhood perched beside his mother on a too-tall bar stool, living with relatives too old or infirmed to care for him, or rambling on his own through New Orleans, a city both haunted and created by memory.... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 28.95
Rediscover?or discover for the first time?the things that make you passionate in life Vital Signs is about what inspires passion and what defeats it. How we lose it and how we get it back. And ultimately it?s about the endless yet endlessly fruitful tug-of-war between freedom and domestication, the wild in us and the tame, our natural selves and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 35.99
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 of Canada 2014; US$ 32.00
A ground-breaking guide to understanding how aging happens in our cells and how to maintain and repair those cells--and roll back joint pain and muscle loss at any age--through gentle, scientifically designed workouts based on Classical Stretch and Essentrics, developed by the author and star of PBS's Classical Stretch series. It's never... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
East Asian societies are changing rapidly, and one of the most important facets of this transformation is population the ageing. of society. "Active ageing" is one of the few concepts available today to effectively address the problems arising from a highly-aged and, particularly in East Asia, fast-ageing society, offering a new social policy paradigm... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 16.35
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...