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- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 42.89
Die Anti-Aging-Medizin in Deutschland ist angetreten, um Anti-Aging als seriöse Präventivmedizin neu zu begründen. Worin besteht die Neubegründung? Wie ist sie zu bewerten? Um das zu klären, wird ein kontextualisierter Begriff von Anti-Aging vorgeschlagen und der multidisziplinäre Forschungsstand aufgearbeitet. Ausgehend von einer Vermittlung zwischen... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2006; US$ 6.79
50+ is a call to arms. It's a groundbreaking look at the revolution that's going on right now among seventy-eight million American baby boomers. From age 50+ on up, Americans are refusing to rock away their retirement. They're starting new careers, rallying for causes close to their hearts, raising grandchildren, becoming more active in their communities,... more...
- 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...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 10.99
Something in our world is changing. In ten years time 60% of us will be over 55. The retirement age is likely to move up to 70; modern medicine ensures that most of us will live well in to our 80s and most of us will choose to do some work, paid or voluntary, while we are still physically able. Yet older people have, as yet, no role in modern society.... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 46.69
This book presents an analysis of active ageing and physical activity from a multidisciplinary perspective. With descriptions of exercises, adequately illustrated with pictures, this book shows that regular physical activity reduces the prevalence of chronic diseases associated with ageing, as well as the risk of morbidity and mortality of the elderly.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
East Asian societies are changing rapidly, and one of the most important facets of this transformation is population the ageing. of society. "Active ageing" is one of the few concepts available today to effectively address the problems arising from a highly-aged and, particularly in East Asia, fast-ageing society, offering a new social policy paradigm... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2013; US$ 84.96
This book explores the adoption of 'active ageing' policies by EU15 nations and the impact on older peoples' work and retirement policy options. Policies examined include unemployment benefits, active labour market policies, partial pension receipt, pension principles, early retirement and incentives for deferral. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Here is an invaluable resource for activities professionals specializing in geriatrics. Activities in Action reflects the goals of the National Association of Activity Professionals in that it 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... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 184.63
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...
- 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...