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- Chicken Soup for the Soul 2011; Not Available
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Older & Wiser focuses on the wonders of getting older. It holds the best 101 stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul?s library for today?s young seniors! You cross the magic sixty-year mark and still feel young at heart, despite a few new wrinkles. With many stories about dynamic older singles and couples finding new careers,... more...
- Scientific American 2013; US$ 3.99
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? The two main barriers are accumulated damage to cells and organs that occurs... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Here is an invaluable new resource for activities professionals specializing in geriatrics. Activities in Action 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 volume include a historical perspective of the activities profession, its... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99
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...
- AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 32.99
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...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95
Dr. Morris Schnore, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., led a very active teaching and research career during his 27 years in the Department of Psychology at the University of Western Ontario. He was also very active in a number of professional organizations: Ontario Psychological Association, Canadian and American Psychological Associations, and the Canadian Association... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 28.00
Are you sick of working day after day for someone else, dreaming of what you'll do one day when you retire? Why wait until you're old to enjoy retirement? How would you like to retire in 12 months? Stop dreaming about a better life in the future – create one for yourself today! If you're serious about getting the most out of life and want to... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 17.59
Look to this book for advice, techniques, and strategies to help people stay vigorous and healthy as they grow older. People are becoming increasingly knowledgeable about managing their health as they age. Healthy Aging For Dummies explains how people can embark on a healthy lifestyle that will enable them to feel young, both mentally and physically,... more...