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  • A Long Time Comingby Melanie Joosten

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 19.99

    A powerful collection of essays exploring what it means to grow old in our youth-obsessed world To live a long life should be a joy; to be old should not be a burden. With improved health care and higher standards of living, each generation is living longer than the last. Governments see our ageing population as an imminent disaster, and old age... more...

  • Diversity and Aging in the Social Environmentby Sherry M. Cummings; Colleen Galambos

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 58.95

    Today, nearly one of every eight Americans is 65 or older, and by 2030, over 20% of the population will be in this age group. Are you prepared to work with this vastly diverseand rapidly growingpopulation? This single source is designed to help social service professionals provide effective services to America?s vastly diverse and rapidly growing... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Ageismby Erdman B. Palmore; Laurence Branch; Diane Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 68.95

    Learn more about age discrimination and how it affects us all The Encyclopedia of Ageism is a comprehensive review of over 125 aspects of ageism, alphabetically arranged for easy access. Written by 60 experts, the book examines topics such as anti-aging, stereotypes, and the mediawith numerous references for further information. You'll find an alphabetical... more...

  • Cuando el carácter se vuelve difícil con la edadby Claudine Badej-Rodríguez; Rietje Vonk

    De Vecchi Ediciones 2016; US$ 2.99

    A veces, el momento de lajubilación y el envejecimiento de nuestros padres provoca que estos se abandonen, se encierren en sí mismos o se muestren agresivos. ¿Cómo acompañarlos con calma en esta etapa, cuando se reconsidera el papel de cada uno en la familia? ¿Cómo encontrar el equilibrio adecuado, sin sacrificios inútiles ni culpabilidad excesiva?... more...

  • No, Thanks! I'm Quite Happy Standing!by Virginia Ironside

    Quercus 2016; Not Available

    More uproarious tales of growing old disgracefully from beloved agony aunt Virginia Ironside, for fans of Jenny Eclair and Sue Townsend. Marie is turning 69 this year, but there are no signs of her slowing down - she has a new lodger (very into conspiracy theories), an intractable iPhone to wrestle with, and a trip to India to plan! As usual the... more...

  • Disrupt Agingby Jo Ann Jenkins

    PublicAffairs 2016; US$ 26.99

    Jo Ann Jenkins?s Disrupt Aging is spot-on: every single year is a gift. By confronting the most common stereotypes about aging, this book will help us all live each year to the fullest.? Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and founder of LeanIn.Org We?ve all seen the ads on TV and in magazines50 is the new 30!? or 60 is the new 40!? A nice sentiment... more...

  • Klaar met leven?by Marja Vink; Saskia Teunisse; Henk Geertsema

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2016; US$ 39.99

    Wat leert de klinische praktijk ons over stervenskunst,verlangen naar de dood, het zelfgekozen levenseinde en angst voor de dood? Watkan de psychologie bijdragen aan ondersteuning voor ouderen in hun allerlaatstelevensfase? Ouderdom en de dood zijn onlosmakelijk met elkaar verbonden.Als de dood komt is het leven voltooid. Maar een leven kan al ?klaar?... more...

  • Your Middle Years ? Love Them. Live Them. Own Them.by Paula Mee; Kate O'Brien

    Gill Books 2016; US$ 4.99

    Your Middle Years , by Paula Mee and Kate O?Brien, has advice on diet, beauty, sex, sleep, emotional health and more to empower you before, during and after the menopause, helping you to anticipate and manage the changes, and shows that midlife and the menopause years are an opportunity to take on the next phase of your life with gusto. more...

  • Sucht im Alterby Sebastian Niekrens

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 19.99

    Die Themen der Sucht und des Alter(n)s sind in unserer heutigen, nach Jugend und Gesundheit strebenden Gesellschaft weitgehend tabuisiert. Dennoch leben wir in einer alternden Bevölkerungsstruktur, in der der Umgang mit Suchtmitteln häufig früh erlernt und als Hilfsmittel zur Befindlichkeitsregulierung eingesetzt wird. Die vorliegende Arbeit beschäftigt... more...

  • Käufliches Alter(n)by Christiane Nakao

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Christiane Nakao untersucht Werbeanzeigen, die Bezug auf den Umgang mit dem eigenen Älterwerden nehmen, und analysiert ihre Werbebotschaften daraufhin, welche Interpretationen des Älterwerdens und welche Strategien des Umgangs mit dem Älterwerden dabei präsentiert werden. Sie bezieht sich sowohl auf den gerontologischen Diskurs als auch auf alter(n)sbezogene... more...