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Aging

  • "Altern ja ? aber gesundes Altern"by Mone Spindler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 20.43

    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...

  • 50+by Bill Novelli; Boe Workman; Steve Case

    St. Martin's Press 2006; US$ 7.39

    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...

  • 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...

  • About Timeby Irma Kurtz

    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...

  • Active Ageing in Asiaby Alan Walker; Christian Aspalter

    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...

  • Activities in Actionby Phyllis M. Foster

    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...

  • Advances in Geroscienceby Felipe Sierra; Ronald Kohanski

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.73

    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...

  • 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...

  • After Work Balance: Die Zeit danachby Dietmar Goldammer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 2.65

    Wir werden immer älter, und viele Menschen sind beim Eintritt in den Ruhestand noch fit und möchten eine Tätigkeit ausüben, die ihnen Freude bereitet und für andere Nutzen stiftet. Dietmar Goldammer klärt auf, regt an und mobilisiert. Unterschiedliche individuelle Voraussetzungen erfordern unterschiedliche Strategien für eine veränderte Lebenssituation... more...

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

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 126.87

    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...