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  • Love, Againby Eve Pell

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 25.00

    In Love, Again, Eve Pell beautifully and thoughtfully concludes that life experience adds dimensions to the art of connection?and that we all stand to learn something from unexpected romance.   How do old people meet new loves?   Eve Pell was 68 when she convinced a friend to set her up with Sam Hirabayashi. Ten years her senior, Sam,... more...

  • Necessary Conversationsby Gerald Kaufman

    Good Books 2015; US$ 12.95

              In this timely book, family counselors Gerald and Marlene Kaufman urge adult children and their parents to have direct conversations about the decisions that lie ahead as parents age. The Kaufmans suggest that families use their parents' retirement as the benchmark for having the first discussion about their parents' plans for the next phase... more...

  • Dementiezorg in de praktijk - deel 2by Ronald Geelen

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2015; US$ 59.99

    Wie mensen met dementie begeleidt, krijgt met veel uitdagingen te maken. Zoals het opvangen van mensen die worden opgenomen  in een instelling. Zoals contact maken met ouderen die in de communicatie ernstig beperkt zijn, of door hun persoonlijkheid ?anders dan gewone? begeleiding nodig hebben. Zoals het voorkómen van spanning en agressief gedrag,... more...

  • Integrating Emotions and Cognition Throughout the Lifespanby Gisela Labouvie-Vief

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book synthesizes the literature on emotional development and cognition across the lifespan. The book proposes a core language by which to describe positive and problematic developmental changes by recourse to a parsimonious set of core principles, such as elevations or declines in tension thresholds and their relation to the waxing and waning... more...

  • Aging and Lossby Jason Danely

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 28.95

    By 2030, over 30% of the Japanese population will be 65 or older, foreshadowing the demographic changes occurring elsewhere in Asia and around the world.  What can we learn from a study of the aging population of Japan and how can these findings inform a path forward for the elderly, their families, and for policy makers?   Based on nearly a decade... more...

  • Ambient Assisted Livingby Reiner Wichert; Helmut Klausing

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    In this book, leading authors in the field discuss developments of Ambient Assisted Living. The contributions have been chosen and invited at the 7th AAL congress, Berlin. It presents new technological developments which support the autonomy and independence of individuals with special needs. As the technological innovation raises also social issues,... more...

  • Vital Signsby Gregg Levoy

    Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 28.95

    Rediscover?or discover for the first time?the things that make you passionate in life Vital Signs is about what inspires passion and what defeats it. How we lose it and how we get it back. And ultimately it?s about the endless yet endlessly fruitful tug-of-war between freedom and domestication, the wild in us and the tame, our natural selves and... more...

  • Die Geburt des ersten Enkelkindesby Veronika Salzburger

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 49.99

    Veronika Salzburger untersucht Veränderungen von Generationenbeziehungen nach der Geburt des ersten (Enkel-)Kindes. Welche Mechanismen beim Übergang in die Eltern- bzw. Großelternschaft zu einer Veränderung der Solidaritätsdimensionen führen können, wird theoretisch erläutert und anschließend anhand von Daten des Familienpanels (pairfam) empirisch... more...

  • Active Ageing in Asiaby Alan Walker; Christian Aspalter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    East Asian societies are changing rapidly, and one of the most important facets of this transformation is population the ageing. of society. "Active ageing" is one of the few concepts available today to effectively address the problems arising from a highly-aged and, particularly in East Asia, fast-ageing society, offering a new social policy paradigm... more...

  • Sozialer Raum und Alter(n)by Anne van Rießen; Christian Bleck; Reinhold Knopp

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    Die zunehmende Alterung der Gesellschaft hat in den vergangenen Jahren dazu geführt, dass sozialräumliche Voraussetzungen und Perspektiven älterer Menschen stärker in den Fokus sozialpolitischer, städtebaulicher und wissenschaftlicher Diskurse gerückt sind. In diesem Sammelband werden die Schwerpunktthemen Sozialer Raum und Alter(n) anhand ausgewählter... more...