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Aging

  • Evolution durch Vernetzungby Susanne Schäfer-Walkmann; Franziska Traub

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Advancing Conversationsby Douglas Lain; Aubrey de Grey

    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...

  • The Middlepauseby Marina Benjamin

    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...

  • 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...

  • Conceptual and Methodological Issues on the Adjustment to Agingby Sofia von Humboldt

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 119.00

    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...

  • 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; US$ 21.99

    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...