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  • Dementie: van hersenlagen tot omgangsvragenby Ronald Geelen; Hans van Dam

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2016; US$ 49.99

    Dementie is een hersenziekte. De hersenproblemen hebben grote invloed op wat iemand nog kan en in hoeverre communicatie mogelijk is. Hulpverleners en mantelzorgers moeten in de dagelijkse omgang hun gedrag steeds opnieuw aanpassen. Zij krijgen daarbij begeleiding en ondersteuning van psychologen, artsen, casemanagers en andere professionals voor wie... more...

  • Therapeutic Interventions for the Person With Dementiaby Ellen D Taira

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 80.00

    This pioneering volume taps the resources and skills of top rehabilitation professionals and applies them to the person with Alzheimer?s disease and other related dementias. more...

  • Werken met levensverhalen en levensboekenby Fiet van Beek; Martin Schuurman

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2015; US$ 49.99

    Levensverhalen en levensboeken worden steeds belangrijker in de zorg. Dat blijkt uit de forse stapel boeken die de afgelopen jaren over dit onderwerp zijn verschenen. Maar daaraan ontbrak nog een theoretisch onderbouwd boek dat helder maakt hoe je in de praktijk levensverhalen en ?boeken realiseert en hoe je ermee werkt. In deze lacune voorziet Werken... more...

  • Rememberingby Lisa C. Hickman; Joan Williams

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 9.99

    Remembering: Joan Williams? Uncollected Pieces illustrates again that rediscovering an admired author?especially through his or her later works?is every bit as engaging as discovering a new literary voice.   Joan Williams, an accomplished and prize-winning southern novelist, published a number of short stories and nonfiction pieces in the later... more...

  • 60 on Upby Lillian Rubin

    Beacon Press 2015; US$ 15.00

    Getting old sucks, says best-selling author Dr. Lillian Rubin. With refreshing candor, she digs down under the statistics about our graying population and offers a provocative and unflinching examination of all the burning issues that mark aging today. Tackling the subject over a broad swath of the population, cutting across race, class, gender,... more...

  • Psychodynamic Perspectives on Aging and Illnessby Tamara McClintock Greenberg

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    Endorsements: "The Second Edition of  Psychodynamic Perspectives on Aging and Illness  is a timely and superb revision which offers health-care professionals working at the mind/body interface a paradigm shift.  For far too long, the wisdom of psychoanalysis as a tool to understand the suffering inherent in aging and illness has... more...

  • Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in International Comparisonby Thibauld Moulaert; Suzanne Garon

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    The supportiverole of urban spaces in active aging is explored on a world scale in thisunique resource, using the WHO?s Age-Friendly Cities and Community model. Casestudies from the U.S., Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, and elsewhere demonstratehow the model translates to fit diverse social, political, and economic realitiesacross cultures and continents,... more...

  • Advances in Geroscienceby Felipe Sierra; Ronald Kohanski

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 249.00

    This book provides the first comprehensive overview of a new scientific discipline termed Geroscience. Geroscience examines the molecular and cellular mechanisms that might explain why aging is the main risk factor for most chronic diseases affecting the elderly population. Over the past few decades, researchers have made impressive progress in understanding... more...

  • Environmental Gerontology in Europe and Latin Americaby Diego Sánchez-González; Vicente Rodríguez-Rodríguez

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This book looks at the relationships between the physical-social environment and the elderly in Europe and Latin America, from the Environmental Gerontology perspective and through geographical and psychosocial approaches. It addresses the main environmental issues of population ageing, based on an understanding of the complex relationships, adjustments... more...

  • Time Fries!by Fay Jacobs

    Bywater Books 2015; US$ 12.95

    A smart, funny, and poignant look at where we've been, where we're going, and how we live our lives. more...