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Aging

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  • Aging in Rural Placesby Kristina Hash; Elaine Jurkowski; John Krout

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00

    Research documents that rural elders are poorer, live in less adequate housing, and have far fewer health and service options available to them than their urban counterparts, yet there is a critical lack of current and detailed information on the problems facing rural elders and on the professional practices that serve this population. This text fills... more...

  • Change Your Mind, Change Your Bodyby Ann Kearney-Cooke; Florence Isaacs

    Atria Books 2004; US$ 18.99

    "Change Your Mind, Change Your Body: Feeling Good About Your Body and Self After Age 40, is an easy to read, inspiring, nurturing, and empowering book, based on years of practice of a skilled clinical psychologist." -- Maureen Dymek-Valentine, PhD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Academy for Eating Disorders Newsletter more...

  • You and Your Aging Parentby Barbara Silverstone; Helen Kandel Hyman

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 12.99

    First published in 1976, You and Your Aging Parent is a classic--the first book to shed light on the challenging relationship between adult children and their aging parents, illuminating the emotional, health, and financial difficulties that elderly parents and their children face during the senior years. Marking the 30th anniversary of this highly... more...

  • The Longevity Projectby Howard S. Friedman; Leslie R. Martin

    Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    "Provocative. An absorbing and invaluable read." ? The Wall Street Journal "I recommend you read the book." ? Katherine Bouton, The New York Times "A remarkable achievement with surprising conclusions." ? Andrew Weil, M.D. more...

  • Determining Health Expectanciesby Jean-Marie Robine; Carol Jagger; Colin D. Mathers; Eileen M. Crimmins; Richard M. Suzman

    Wiley 2003; US$ 287.00

    Health expectancies were developed to address the important question of whether or not we are exchanging longer life for poorer health - replacing quality by quantity. Health expectancies extend the concept of life expectancy to morbidity and disability by providing a means of dividing life expectancy into life spent in various states of good and... more...

  • Talking Over the Yearsby Sandra Evans; Jane Garner

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    How can we work effectively with older people? What contribution can be made by the field of psychodynamics? It is now recognised that older adults can benefit from psychodynamic therapy and that psychodynamic concepts can help to illuminate the thorny issues of aging and the complications of later life. Talking Over the Years begins by examining... more...

  • Old Ageby John Vincent

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95

    Recent decades have seen a fundamental change in the age structure of many western societies. In these societies it is now common for a fifth to a quarter of the population to be retired, for fewer babies to be born than is required to sustain the size of the population and for life expectancy to exceed eighty years old. This book provides an overview... more...

  • Cognition, Aging and Self-Reportsby Norbert Schwarz; Denise Park; Barbel Knauper; Seymour Sudman

    Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 115.00

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Practical Approaches to Infection Control in Residential Aged Careby Kevin. J Kendall

    Ausmed Publications 2004; US$ 29.95

    Overview The overwhelming success of the first edition of Infection Control has lead to this new revised edition. Presented in a no-nonsense, straightforward style, this easy-to-read book is a comprehensive guide to infection control and prevention. Despite significant advances in prevention and therapy, infectious disease is an ever-present... more...

  • The Sexy Yearsby Suzanne Somers

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2004; US$ 16.00

    Getting older can be brutal?women gain weight, lose their sex drive, experience hot flashes, suffer memory loss, become short-tempered, find it difficult to sleep, and on and on. It?s not so easy for men, either?they start to lose energy and stamina as they age, too (and they have to live with women going through menopause). After years of being thin... more...