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- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.00
Despite her forty years and a successful career as a rock journalist, Jancee Dunn still feels like a teenager, especially around her parents and sisters. Looking around, Dunn realizes that she?s not alone in this regression: Her friends, all with successful jobs, marriages, and families of their own, still feel like kids around their moms and dads,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95
Andrew Weil, M.D., a graduate of Harvard Medical School, is Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona and director of the Program in Integrative Medicine at that institution. Dr. Weil produces a monthly newsletter, "Self-Healing," maintains a popular website, drweil.com, and writes a monthly column in Prevention magazine. He is... 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 Publishing Group 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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 60.00
"This is an excellent resource for institutions with research programs or graduate/undergraduate students interested in gerontology, as well as faculty and professionals in the fields of adult care and geriatrics. . . . Highly recommended. Upper-level undergraduates and above." - Choice 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...