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Aging

  • Never Too Late to Go Veganby Carol J. Adams; Patti Breitman; Virginia Messina

    The Experiment 2014; US$ 16.95

    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...

  • Healthy Aging For Dummiesby Brent Agin; Sharon Perkins

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 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...

  • Health, Illness, and Optimal Agingby Carolyn M. Aldwin; Diane F. Gilmer

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 78.00 US$ 66.30

    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...

  • Our Ageing Brainby Andre Aleman; Annette Mills

    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...

  • The Authentic Heartby John Amodeo

    Wiley 2002; US$ 22.00 US$ 15.40

    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...

  • Human Suffering and Quality of Lifeby Ronald E. Anderson

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 54.99

    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...

  • Aging, Health, and Longevity in the Mexican-Origin Populationby Jacqueline L. Angel; Fernando Torres-Gil; Kyriakos Markides

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 189.00

    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...

  • The Health of Aging Hispanicsby Jacqueline L. Angel; Keith E. Whitfield

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 74.95

    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...

  • Latinos in an Aging Worldby Ronald J. Angel; Jacqueline L. Angel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book fosters a deeper understanding of the growing Latino elderly population and the implications on society. It examines post-WWII demographic and social changes and summarizes research from sociology, psychology, economics, and public health to shed light on the economic, physical, and mental well-being of older Latinos. The political and cultural... more...

  • Germany's New Security Demographicsby Wenke Apt

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book examines whether demographic change, and the challenges that will likely come along with it, will constrain Germany?s military capacity. It offers an insight into the interaction between demographic trends and international security. more...