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  • Werken met levensverhalen en levensboekenby Fiet van Beek; Martin Schuurman

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2015; US$ 49.99

    Levensverhalen en levensboeken worden steeds belangrijker in de zorg. Dat blijkt uit de forse stapel boeken die de afgelopen jaren over dit onderwerp zijn verschenen. Maar daaraan ontbrak nog een theoretisch onderbouwd boek dat helder maakt hoe je in de praktijk levensverhalen en ?boeken realiseert en hoe je ermee werkt. In deze lacune voorziet Werken... more...

  • What If It's Not Alzheimer's?by Gary Radin; Lisa Radin; Murray Md Edd Grossman

    Prometheus Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    Although the public most often associates dementia with Alzheimer?s disease, the medical profession now distinguishes various types of ?other? dementias. This book is the first and only comprehensive guide dealing with frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), one of the largest groups of non-Alzheimer?s dementias. The contributors are either specialists... 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...

  • Aging, But Never Old: The Realities, Myths, and Misrepresentations of the Anti-Aging Movementby Juergen Bludau

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 64.00

    There are many myths and much misinformation about aging. At the same time, there are few trustworthy books on the subject. Aging, But Never Old: The Realities, Myths, and Misrepresentations of the Anti-Aging Movement was written to address those myths and fill that gap. Written by an eminent geriatric specialist, this book will educate readers... more...

  • Aging Bodiesby Christopher A. Faircloth

    AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 35.99

    Western thought traditionally divides the human being into a body-mind dualism; the first examines the physical body and the second focuses upon psychological and social aspects of aging. Christopher A. Faircloth's edited volume of original pieces attempts to bridge this rift: reinserting the physical back into gerontology's study of aging. Faircloth... more...

  • Aging and Lossby Jason Danely

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 28.95

    By 2030, over 30% of the Japanese population will be 65 or older, foreshadowing the demographic changes occurring elsewhere in Asia and around the world.  What can we learn from a study of the aging population of Japan and how can these findings inform a path forward for the elderly, their families, and for policy makers?   Based on nearly a decade... more...

  • Aging and the Meaning of Timeby PhD Susan McFadden; PhD Robert Atchley

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 64.99

    As we confront our own mortality, we might ask, "What has my long life meant and how have the years shaped me?" or "How long must I suffer?" Such questions reflect time-consciousness, the focus of this classic volume. The authors, from diverse disciplines in gerontology, act as guides in the exploration of the realms of time in later life and their... more...

  • Altern im sozialen Wandel: Die Rückkehr der Altersarmut?by Claudia Vogel; Andreas Motel-Klingebiel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 49.99

    Der künftig drohende Anstieg der Altersarmut steht spätestens seit dem Paradigmenwechsel in der Alterssicherung auf der Agenda. Gleichzeitig verfügten die älteren Menschen im Durchschnitt nie zuvor über solch umfangreichen materiellen Wohlstand wie heute. ?Die Alten? gerieten so als Profiteure des vormaligen Ausbaus sozialstaatlicher Sicherung in... more...

  • The Best Is Yet to Beby Bruce Peppin

    David C. Cook 2015; US$ 15.99

    The crises of midlife are real?and they derail countless lives. Take steps now to protect your legacy and enjoy an inspiring second half. Understand and navigate these years with the practical guidance in this book. more...