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- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 48.29
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 This is followed by an annotated bibliography featuring published and unpublished...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...
- Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 89.85
This summary of a full decade?s intensive research connecting individual age-related physiology to broader health trends features statistical analysis of unique longitudinal data sets and enlightening discussion of a wide range of key topics in the field. more...
- Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 123.54
This volume intends to re-establish social gerontology as a discipline that has pragmatic links to policy and practice. Collectively, the chapters enrich public debates about the moral, cultural and economic questions surrounding aging, thereby ameliorating the ?problems? associated with aging societies. This volume is uniquely cross-cultural, theory-driven... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 28.31
Die AutorInnen dieses Bandes beleuchten die systembildende, systemverändernde und systemüberdauernde strukturelle Wirkung von (Versorgungs-)Netzwerken im Falle von Krankheit und Pflege. Dabei wird deutlich: Durch Vernetzung geschieht Evolution! Einerseits in der Innenperspektive, weil Vernetzung strukturelle Kopplung verschiedener Akteure aus... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99
A line of interview books documenting conversations with artists, authors, philosophers, economists, scientists, and activists whose works are aimed at the future and at progress. The biogerontologist Aubrey de Grey is the world's pre-eminent longevity advocate. De Grey is the founder of the SENS Research Foundation, an organization developing... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2016; US$ 20.99
In a society obsessed with living longer and looking younger, what does middle age nowadays mean? How should a fifty-something be in a world ceaselessly redefining ageing, youth, and experience? The Middlepause offers hope, and heart. Cutting through society?s clamorous demands to work longer and stay young, it delivers a clear-eyed account of... more...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 101.08
This book approaches the concept of adjustment to aging and endeavors to build reader understanding of this construct through a critical review and discussion. Once the reader understands the origins and nature of adjustment to aging, a second innovation encompasses the development of a proposed empirical model of adjustment to aging and the analysis... more...
- 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...
- 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...