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- Adams Media 2017; US$ 15.99
Linda Abbit, founder of Tender Loving Eldercare and a veteran of the caregiving industry, shares her advice on taking care of an older parent or loved one and how to handle everything that goes along with this dramatic life change. Being a caregiver can be a difficult role. It requires patience, tenderness, selflessness, and hard work. Providing... more...
- The Experiment 2014; US$ 15.95
If you're 50 or over and thinking (or already committed to!) a vegan diet and lifestyle that will benefit your health, animals, and the planet, look no further than this essential all-in-one resource. Authors Carol J. Adams, Patti Breitman, and Virginia Messina bring 75 years of vegan experience to this book to address the unique concerns of those... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 US$ 19.50
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...
- SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 78.00
In Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging: Biological and Psychosocial Perspectives , Carolyn M. Aldwin and Diane F. Gilmer undertake the challenging task of assembling an objective and holistic picture of human aging. The authors provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary coverage of the physical aspects of aging, including age-related changes and disease-related... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2014; US$ 19.99
An international bestseller delivering good news on brain function and ageing We all worry sometimes that our brains ? particularly our memories ? just don?t work as well as they used to. In this illuminating book, internationally acclaimed Dutch neuroscientist André Aleman shows that although the decline in our mental capacities begins earlier... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 78.11
Focusing on care workers for the elderly, this book examines the paradoxical position of irregular migrants in European society, who are often labelled as 'illegal' residents but who in fact provide much needed, essential support to welfare systems. more...
- Wiley 2002; US$ 22.00 US$ 19.50
The richest, most fulfilling love of your life is yet to come! "The Authentic Heart offers practical, wise, and compassionate guidance for midlife love."--Jack Kornfield, author of A Path with Heart and After the Ecstasy, the Laundry "The Authentic Heart is a groundbreaking, insightful, warmly written book that I highly recommend to anyone wanting... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 46.69
This briefs on human suffering adds to human understanding of suffering by contextualizing both stories and statistics on suffering, while showing that suffering adds a useful perspective to contemporary thought and research on quality of life, social well-being, and measures of societal progress. The scholarship on suffering is made more comprehensible... more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 152.05
Written from a bi-national perspective, this volume creates a foundation for an interdisciplinary discussion of the trajectory of disability and long-term care for older people of Mexican-origin. more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 54.64
This timely and much-needed book addresses the demographic trends affecting the Latinos in the United States, Mexico and Latin America, looking at the health concerns and of this growing population, as it ages. Further examination of this previously understudied group- now the nation's largest minority group - offers the possibility to promote... more...