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- Editorial Mazatlan 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...
- Penguin Group US 2001; US$ 12.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
Provide a comfortable living environment for the aging! Aging in Place: Designing, Adapting, and Enhancing the Home Environment gives you a complete examination of current trends in adaptive home designs for older adults. As a therapist, designer, architect, builder, home planner, social worker, community organizer, or gerontologist, Aging in Place... 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 Group US 2014; US$ 14.99
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 our conditioned selves. Each chapter inGregg Levoy's Vital Signs contains... more...
- BlueBridge 2008; US$ 12.95
Not only accepting but celebrating getting old, this inspirational and illuminating work looks at the many facets of the aging process, from purposes and challenges to struggles and surprises. Central throughout is a call to cherish the blessing of aging as a natural part of life that is active, productive, and deeply rewarding. Perhaps the most important... more...
- Touchstone 2010; US$ 9.95
Advice Only a Loving Wife Can Give Destined to become the perfect retirement gift, Dear Hubby, About Your Retirement is filled with wisdom, warmth, and gentle advice from a wife to her husband. This unique book covers all the details concerning retirement, offering tongue-in-cheek admonitions and humorous suggestions, including how to: • create... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 25.95
It's time to stop hiding that birth certificate! Virginia Ironside wants you to know that getting old is a good thing-and not in that dreadful "sixty is the new forty" way. At sixty- five, she has no interest in pretending to be young and neither should you. Virginia celebrates all the "issues" that she and her fellow oldies embrace, including:... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
In this book, 22 authors discuss development of Ambient Assisted Living. It presents new technological developments which support the autonomy and independence of individuals with special needs. As the technological innovation raises also social issues, the book addresses micro and macro economical aspects of assistive systems and puts an additional... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010; US$ 37.95
This book examines ageing in the context of the many faiths and cultures that make up Western society, and provides carers with the knowledge they need to deliver appropriate care to people of all faiths. Chapters are written by authoritative figures from each of the world's major faith groups about the beliefs and practices of their older people. more...