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  • The Inner Life of the Dying Personby Allan Kellehear

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    This unique book recounts the experience of facing one?s death solely from the dying person?s point of view rather than from the perspective of caregivers, survivors, or rescuers. Such unmediated access challenges assumptions about the emotional and spiritual dimensions of dying, showing readers that—along with suffering, loss, anger, sadness, and... more...

  • Refeathering the Empty Nestby Wendy Aronsson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 35.99

    The shift from daily parenting and a ?full nest? to an empty nest can be a startling one. Many don?t know what to do with themselves when the job of full-time parenting becomes a part-time one, or one managed from a distance. The transitions from full house to empty house, to half-full house to empty house again can create a cycle of ups and downs... more...

  • Aging in the Designed Environmentby Margaret Christenson; Ellen D Taira

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Aging in the Designed Environment is the key sourcebook for physical and occupational therapists developing and implementing environmental designs for the aging. The physical environment remains one of the most overlooked areas in environmental design. In order to move beyond this status quo, persons responsible for planning elderly environments must... more...

  • History Lessonsby Clifton Crais

    Overlook 2014; US$ 14.99

    Born in Louisiana to a soon-to-be absent father and an alcoholic mother?who tried to drown him in a bathtub when he was three?Clifton Crais spent his childhood perched beside his mother on a too-tall bar stool, living with relatives too old or infirmed to care for him, or rambling on his own through New Orleans, a city both haunted and created by memory.... more...

  • Aging in Placeby Ellen D Taira; Jodi Carlson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    Provide a comfortable living environment for the aging! Aging in Place: Designing, Adapting, and Enhancing the Home Environment gives you a complete examination of current trends in adaptive home designs for older adults. As a therapist, designer, architect, builder, home planner, social worker, community organizer, or gerontologist, Aging in Place... more...

  • How to Care for Aging Parents, 3rd Editionby Virginia Morris; Jennie Chin Hansen

    Workman Publishing Company 2014; US$ 18.95

    ?The bible of eldercare??ABC World News. ?An indispensable book??AARP. ?A compassionate guide of encyclopedic proportion?? The Washington Post . And, winner of a Books for a Better Life Award.  How to Care for Aging Parents  is the best and bestselling book of its kind, and its author, Virginia Morris, is the go-to person on eldercare for the media,... more...

  • Innovations in Activities for the Elderlyby David Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.00

    Concrete directions for programming and reasons for developing and refining such programs. more...

  • Never Too Late to Go Veganby Carol J. Adams; Patti Breitman; Virginia Messina

    The Experiment 2014; US$ 16.95

    If you're 50 or over and thinking (or already committed to!) a vegan diet and lifestyle that will benefit your health, animals, and the planet, look no further than this essential all-in-one resource. Authors Carol J. Adams, Patti Breitman, and Virginia Messina bring 75 years of vegan experience to this book to address the unique concerns of those... more...

  • Activities in Actionby Phyllis M. Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Here is an invaluable new resource for activities professionals specializing in geriatrics. Activities in Action serves as a catalyst for professional and personal growth and provides a national forum on geriatric and activity issues. Some of the highlights of this significant volume include a historical perspective of the activities profession, its... more...

  • Complementary Therapies in Geriatric Practiceby Ann Burkhardt; Jodi Carlson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    This book explores current trends in alternative therapy and geriatric rehabilitation and the use of complementary and alternative medical (CAM) techniques in physical and occupational treatment sessions with older adults. It presents a number of different therapeutic approaches, including energy therapies, Tai Chi, mental rehearsal, and incorporating... more...