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  • Our Ageing Brain: how our mental capacities develop as we grow olderby Andre Aleman; Annette Mills

    Scribe Publications 2014; US$ 20.99

    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 Couple's Retirement Puzzleby Dorian Mintzer; Roberta K. Taylor

    Sourcebooks 2014; US$ 14.99

    The essential guide for couples to create a happy, healthy, and successful retirement! Retirement can be the best time of your life, but for couples, there's far more to it than cashing in on your 401(k). The most important asset you have during retirement is each other, yet many couples aren't sure where to begin to prepare for retired... 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...

  • Understanding Families Over Timeby Janet Holland; Rosalind Edwards

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Drawing on research from the Timescapes Study, this volume discusses the life chances and experiences of children and young people, parents and older generations. A unique qualitative longitudinal study forms the basis for the chapter contributions, delivering policy-relevant findings to address individual and family lives over time. more...

  • The Inner Life of the Dying Personby Allan Kellehear

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    This unique book recounts the experience of facing one?s death solely from the dying person?s point of view rather than from the perspective of caregivers, survivors, or rescuers. Such unmediated access challenges assumptions about the emotional and spiritual dimensions of dying, showing readers that—along with suffering, loss, anger, sadness, and... more...

  • Refeathering the Empty Nestby Wendy Aronsson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 35.99

    The shift from daily parenting and a ?full nest? to an empty nest can be a startling one. Many don?t know what to do with themselves when the job of full-time parenting becomes a part-time one, or one managed from a distance. The transitions from full house to empty house, to half-full house to empty house again can create a cycle of ups and downs... more...

  • Aging in the Designed Environmentby Margaret Christenson; Ellen D Taira

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Aging in the Designed Environment is the key sourcebook for physical and occupational therapists developing and implementing environmental designs for the aging. The physical environment remains one of the most overlooked areas in environmental design. In order to move beyond this status quo, persons responsible for planning elderly environments must... more...

  • History Lessonsby Clifton Crais

    Overlook 2014; US$ 14.99

    Born in Louisiana to a soon-to-be absent father and an alcoholic mother?who tried to drown him in a bathtub when he was three?Clifton Crais spent his childhood perched beside his mother on a too-tall bar stool, living with relatives too old or infirmed to care for him, or rambling on his own through New Orleans, a city both haunted and created by memory.... more...

  • Aging in Placeby Ellen D Taira; Jodi Carlson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    Provide a comfortable living environment for the aging! Aging in Place: Designing, Adapting, and Enhancing the Home Environment gives you a complete examination of current trends in adaptive home designs for older adults. As a therapist, designer, architect, builder, home planner, social worker, community organizer, or gerontologist, Aging in Place... more...

  • How to Care for Aging Parents, 3rd Editionby Virginia Morris; Jennie Chin Hansen

    Workman Publishing Company 2014; US$ 18.95

    ?The bible of eldercare??ABC World News. ?An indispensable book??AARP. ?A compassionate guide of encyclopedic proportion?? The Washington Post . And, winner of a Books for a Better Life Award.  How to Care for Aging Parents  is the best and bestselling book of its kind, and its author, Virginia Morris, is the go-to person on eldercare for the media,... more...