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    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 49.99

    Sowohl in der Sozialen Arbeit als auch in angrenzenden Professionen ist ein wachsender Bedarf an Fachkräften zu beobachten, die für und mit älteren Menschen arbeiten. Gesucht sind Experten, die einerseits behilflich sind, Potenziale des Alters zu aktivieren, und andererseits bedarfsorientierte Unterstützungsleistungen für diejenigen gewährleisten,... more...

  • Guide to Fitness After Fiftyby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Section I Perspectives on Exercise and Aging.- 1. Fitness and the Aging Process.- 2. History of Exercises for the Elderly.- 3. Preservation of Physical Fitness.- 4. Public Health and Fitness ? The Outdoor Life and Other Antidotes to Enemies of Fitness.- Section II Evaluation and Physiology of Exercise.- 5. Physiology of Physical Conditioning for the... more...

  • The Health of Aging Hispanicsby

    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...

  • Reforms in Long-Term Care Policies in Europeby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 179.00

    Combines case studies from different schools of welfare thought in Europe (the Anglo-Saxon model, the Scandinavian model, the Continental model, and the Southern European model)  Includes a full description of all the main advances in long term care in Europe in the past 20 years Synthesizes the case studies to draw implications on the evolving... more...

  • Beyond Elder Lawby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 119.00

    All over the world, there is a growing interest in the relationship between law and aging: How does the law influence the lives of older people? Can rights, advocacy and representation advance the social position of the aged and combat ageism? What are the new and cutting-edge frontiers in the field of elder law? Should there be a new international... more...

  • Altersbilder in der Wirtschaft, im Gesundheitswesen und in der pflegerischen Versorgungby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 29.95

    In diesem Band werden Altersbilder in zwei wichtigen gesellschaftlichen Teilbereichen untersucht: im Gesundheits- und Pflegewesen und in der Wirtschaft. Die Studien zum Gesundheitswesen untersuchen die Auswirkungen der Altersbilder von Professionellen und der im System institutionalisierten Altersbilder auf die gesundheitliche Versorgung älterer Menschen.... more...

  • Aging, Health, and Longevity in the Mexican-Origin Populationby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 169.00

    deals directly with the concepts of diversity, social structure, and health inequality in the context of global population change represents a key source of information for nongovernmental organizations advocating for Latino health, health care policy, immigration research includes material that address important issues related to the contemporary... more...

  • 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$ 17.59

    Look to this book for advice, techniques, and strategies to helppeople stay vigorous and healthy as they grow older. People are becoming increasingly knowledgeable about managingtheir health as they age. Healthy Aging For Dummies explainshow people can embark on a healthy lifestyle that will enable themto feel young, both mentally and physically,... more...

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

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 97.00

    "Gaining understanding of aging is one of the most complex issues facing twenty-first century science. This book addresses the complexity of the factors that interact and influence the course of our longer life expectancy?.How we humans grow old is a product of our genetic background as members of a species and our families. But the genome expresses... more...