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Aging

  • Ageing in Australiaby Kate O?Loughlin; Colette Browning; Hal Kendig

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 84.57

    This stimulating volume examines the many faces of Australia?s ageing population, the social and health issues they contend with, and the steps being taken?and many that should be taken?to help ensure a more positive and productive later life. Individual and societal ageing are conceptualized as developmental in nature, socially diverse, and marked... more...

  • The Frontiers of Applied Demographyby David A. Swanson

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 126.87

    This book details cutting-edge methods and findings that may shape the future of applied demography. Inside, readers will discover new insights into the databases, substantive issues, and methodological approaches that can help them to improve how they use demography in decision making and planning problems in both public and private settings. The... more...

  • Sex After Sixtyby Marie de Hennezel; Kate Bignold; Luisa Nitrato Izzo

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 19.99

    In Sex After Sixty , Marie de Hennezel addresses the most taboo of subjects: the sexuality of seniors. Employing an equal measure of modesty and irreverence, de Hennezel probes the mystery and depth of the enjoyment of physical love at a later stage of life. Through interviews, lectures, and her own analysis ? including forays into areas such... more...

  • Retire Rich with Your Self-Directed IRAby Nora Peterson; Alexander Kaplan

    Atlantic Publishing Group 2016; US$ 19.95

    Self-directed IRAs have been around for years, but they?ve been gaining popularity recently among do-it-yourself investors. If this type of investment appeals to you, experts warn that they aren?t for everyone, and there are pitfalls associated with self-directed IRAs that could end up costing you money if you aren?t careful. more...

  • Die Laughingby William Novak

    Touchstone 2016; US$ 19.99 US$ 14.99

    From the co-creator of the celebrated Big Book of Jewish Humor comes a laugh-out-loud collection of jokes about growing older that makes fun of memory loss, marriages, medicine, sex, the afterlife, and much more, making this the perfect gift for almost anyone who was born before you were. Growing older can be unsettling and surprising. (How on earth... more...

  • Perceptions of Community Crime in Ferguson, MOby Kandace L. Fisher-McLean

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.45

    This Brief is based on a research study of aging adults' perceptions and fear of crime in their community of Ferguson, Missouri. The study, which was conducted by coincidence just prior to the death of Michael Brown, presents unique insights into the community environment prior to those events, which sparked protests and turmoil in Ferguson and beyond.... more...

  • The Ageing Immune System and Healthby Valquiria Bueno; Janet Lord; Thomas Jackson

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.57

    The present book intends to provide an update on immunosenescence and how deficiencies in the immune system contribute to a higher susceptibility to infections, decline in organ function, reduced vaccination responses, age-related disease and the ageing process itself, negatively affecting longevity. Our focus is on the main changes in immune system... more...

  • Die transformative Macht der Demografieby Tilman Mayer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 23.98

    Demografische Erkenntnisse, vorgetragen von einigen der namhaftesten Vertreter aus der Bevölkerungswissenschaft, fundieren die Grundkenntnisse von Sozial- und Wirtschaftswissenschaft, Soziologie, Politikwissenschaft, Geschichtswissenschaft. Das Buch ist ein Plädoyer für eine noch stärkere Beachtung der Demografie in der Politik. Es reflektiert dabei... more...

  • Dementia Poemsby Iris Therese Smith Reid

    Andrews UK 2016; US$ 6.49

    Iris Therese Smith Reid wrote these poems along the way while looking after a husband who suffers from dementia and sickness. They were inspired by some of the things he has done and said while Iris has been his carer (for the last seven years now), his wife and his lifeline. Since her husband was diagnosed with dementia Iris has kept a journal recording... more...

  • Housing for Older People in Singapore: An Annotated Bibliographyby Belinda Yuen; Emily Soh

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.45

    This bibliography offers valuable annotated references on housing for older population for those interested in these initiatives and discussions. It begins with an overview piece on the state of policy, practice and research on housing for the older population in Singapore. This is followed by an annotated bibliography featuring published and unpublished... more...