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Aging

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  • O.J. in the Morning, G&T at Nightby A. E. Hotchner

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 8.99

    "Acclaimed author and feisty nonagenarian Hotchner's witty ruminations about the art of living well into old age...with brio and a touch of his trademark sass, Hotchner writes about rediscovering love after 75, finding joy in a scrappy African gray parrot he named after his longtime friend, Ernest Hemingway, and going on his very first safari at... more...

  • What Do You Do When Your Parents Live Forever?by Dan Cohn-Sherbok; Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok

    John Hunt Publishing 2007; US$ 11.99

    Life expectancy is going up. Our parents are increasingly likely to be living into their eighties and nineties. Many find themselves in the position of caring for their parents when they are already retired themselves, or not in good health, or still have children to support financially. Do you feel your parents are a burden? Do they feel that? How... more...

  • Defying Gravityby Prill Boyle

    Clerisy Press 2012; US$ 13.99

    Every day, regular women are accomplishing extraordinary things later in life. Prill Boyle gathered the encouraging stories of twelve daring and determined women who accomplished incredible things at an age when most people are beginning to wind down. more...

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

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 44.99

    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...

  • Aging Bodiesby Christopher A. Faircloth

    AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 38.99

    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...

  • When Roles Reverseby Jim Comer

    Hampton Roads Publishing 2006; US$ 19.95

    The answers you need?the personal, "been there" advice you can trust. After his father suffered a massive stroke and his mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, Jim Comer found himself an overnight "parent" at the age of 51. When he walked into his father's hospital room everyone looked to him as the ?man who knew all the answers.? He soon realized... more...

  • Forever Youngby Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2013; US$ 5.99

    Forever Young: The Science of Aging by the Editors of Scientific American Today, an infant born in the US will probably live to see his or her 78th birthday, a 20- year-plus increase over the average lifespan a century ago. While living well into the 80s and 90s is becoming more and more attainable, how many more years can humanity expect to gain?... more...

  • Intergenerational Approaches in Agingby Robert Disch; Kevin Brabazon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    In Intergenerational Approaches in Aging: Implications for Education, Policy, and Practice, leading practitioners and academics from a variety of disciplines come together to discuss theoretical issues, current practice, and future directions for this rapidly developing field. The authors address key topics such as defining the intergenerational field,... more...

  • Get a Lifeby Attorney Ralph Warner

    NOLO 2004; US$ 24.99

    Retire happy and healthy without keeping a million bucks in the bank! The financial-service industry wants you to believe that in order to avoid financial destitution, you need to put aside huge amounts of money that you -- let's say it together -- "should have begun saving years ago." Not true, states Ralph Warner, Nolo co-founder and the author... more...

  • Retire Happyby Attorney Richard Stim

    NOLO 2008; US$ 19.99

    A great retirement isn?t just about having your financial situation in order.It?s easy to be preoccupied with stock portfolios, 401(k) balances and saving options, but true happiness in retirement comes from simpler, more enjoyable things like an active social life, family time and leisurely travel. In Retire Happy: What You Can Do Now to Guarantee... more...