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- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 16.00
The lowdown on long-term care?from a geriatric specialist with over twenty years in the field. Placing loved ones in nursing homes or other long-term care facilities is a stressful decision?and for good reason. In previous decades, some homes were plagued by scandal, and everyone wants to know that their family members will be safe and sound even... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99
Over two decades ago, beloved and respected rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi felt an uneasiness. He was growing older, and fears about death and infirmity were haunting him. So he decided to embark on mission to get to the bottom of his fears. Through a series of events that included a vision quest in a secluded cabin and studying with Sufi masters,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 55.00
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... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00
The first scientifically backed guide to a happy, fulfilling retirement. Over the years, Dr. Fritz Fraunfelder and Dr. Jim Gilbaugh have seen thousands of their patients respond differently to the challenges of retirement: some rose to new heights; others hit new lows. The doctors began to wonder: How do some people maintain their vitality, interests,... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 29.95
Grâce à cet ouvrage le lecteur pourra mieux appréhender la prise en charge spécifique des personnes âgées fragiles et cela dans les différents domaines de la médecine. Les auteurs abordent des sujets tels que: ostéoporose, démence, douleur, cancers, diabète, AVC, etc.Ces textes ont déjà fait l?objet d?une parution dans la publication officielle de... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2007; US$ 9.95
Janet Butwell reveals 52 brilliant ideas for keeping your body working at its best and your mind active and alert. Enjoy retirement will inspire you to use retirement years to make your personal mark on the world. The second edition of this best-selling title is now even better value: Enjoy retirement now contains bonus chapters with brand new inspirational... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 18.95
Seattle mental health counselor Lustbader here compells attention to and sympathy for those who must rely on caregivers for their needs. Stories are related by patients themselves. From incapacitated men and women we learn of the humiliations caused by the loss of autonomy, of the frustrations at not being able to manage on one's own. Accounts from... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
What's the right thing to do for mom and dad as they get older? Thanks to advances in science and medicine, more of our parents are living longer than ever before. And though we are rewarded with more time with the people we love, we are also faced with new sets of complications?more diseases, more disability, more need for support and careful judgments.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
Just a few of the vitally important lessons in caring for your aging parent?and yourself?from Jane Gross in A Bittersweet Season As painful as the role reversal between parent and child may be for you, assume it is worse for your mother or father, so take care not to demean or humiliate them. Avoid hospitals and emergency rooms, as well as multiple... more...