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Aging

  • The Old King in his Exileby Stefan Tobler

    And Other Stories Publishing 2017; US$ 8.99

    What makes us who we are? Arno Geiger?s father was never an easy man to know and when he developed Alzheimer?s, Arno realised he was not going to ask for help. ?As my father can no longer cross the bridge into my world, I have to go over to his.? So Arno sets out on a journey to get to know him at last. Born in 1926 in the Austrian Alps, into a farming... more...

  • Generali Altersstudie 2017by Generali Deutschland AG; Martin Lay

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 13.49

    Wie ticken alte Menschen wirklich? Wer wissen will, wie die 65- bis 85-jährigen heute leben und welche Einstellungen sie prägen, bekommt hier fundierte und leicht verständliche Antworten. Die Diskussion über eine älter werdende Gesellschaft braucht klare Fakten. Die Generali Altersstudie liefert die umfassendste empirische Untersuchung zur Lebenssituation... more...

  • Altern, Gesundheit, Partizipationby Meike Haefker; Knut Tielking

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 26.98

    In diesem Buch wird gezeigt, wie selbstbestimmtes Alter in einer ambulanten, ganzheitlichen Wohn- und Versorgungssituation möglich ist. Anhand eines Modellprojekts wird ein innovativer Ansatz dargestellt, der eine bedarfsgerechte Versorgung gewährleistet sowie den Anforderungen an Pflegeberufe gerecht wird. Die Autoren erläutern zudem theoretische... more...

  • Delaying Retirementby Dirk Hofäcker; Moritz Hess; Stefanie König

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; Not Available

    To a backdrop of ageing societies, pension crises and labour market reforms, this book investigates how the policy shift from early retirement to active ageing has affected individual retirement behaviour. Focusing on eleven European countries, the United States and Japan, it brings together leading international experts to analyze recent changes... more...

  • Teaching, Making a Differenceby Steve Sonntag

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 20.99

    Teachers may retire from their schools, but they never retire from teaching. Teaching, Making a Difference includes two goals. The first is to give guidance to teachers contemplating retirement while helping them to maintain realistic standards for their students. The second goal is to present a multitude of options for just-retired teachers... more...

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

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 85.64

    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$ 128.46

    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...