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- AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 38.99
Western thought traditionally divides the human being into a body-mind dualism; the first examines the physical body and the second focuses upon psychological and social aspects of aging. Christopher A. Faircloth's edited volume of original pieces attempts to bridge this rift: reinserting the physical back into gerontology's study of aging. Faircloth... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 120.00
Across the life course, new forms of community, ways of keeping in contact, and practices for engaging in work, healthcare, retail, learning and leisure are evolving rapidly. Breaking new ground in the study of technology and aging, this book examines how developments in smart phones, the internet, cloud computing, and online social networking are... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 12.99
Many of the problems older people suffer from have, as their underlying cause, a fundamental loss of fitness. Others are caused by preventable diseases (with these even being preventable after the age of seventy) and, broadly speaking, from the wrong approach to life, influenced by negative social pressures. This book ? uniquely targeted at the 60?75... more...
- Melbourne University Publishing 2015; Not Available
For the first time in history, women can expect to live well from their sixties for another three decades. A drab existence of retirement, disease and disconnection is not an option for this generation of women. In Older & Bolder , Renata Singer contrasts the stories of the pioneers of active, productive old age against the anxieties of those facing... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96
While the health of aging men has been a focus of biomedical research for years, evolutionary biology has not been part of the conversation?until now. How Men Age is the first book to explore how natural selection has shaped male aging, how evolutionary theory can inform our understanding of male health and well-being, and how older men may have... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.71
What is aging? Aging is not a mysterious metaphysical phenomenon. Aging happens in the particulars. Your arteries become clogged. Your arthritis flares up. Age is not just a chronological measurement; it's the rate at which the primary internal guardians of health--your cardiovascular and immune systems--decline. While your chronological age is fixed,... more...
- Muscle Joint Nerve 2000; US$ 10.00
The most authoritative source of reliable information on acupuncture and its impact on your health. This 21st-century e-treatise? explains to you how acupuncture is beneficial to your health. We experience injury, inflammation, illness, disease, pain, suffering and aging of various body parts. Acupuncture can take away pain and suffering, treat and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95
This thorough revision of the highly successful first edition of Life-Span Development offers the reader a wide-ranging and thought provoking account of human development throughout the lifespan. The lifespan approach emphasises that development does not stop when we cease to be adolescents but goes on throughout adulthood and into old age. In initial... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95
Anne Walker shows that women are neither the victims of raging hormonal fluctuations nor entirely unaffected by them. Unlike most previous publications that focus on menstruation (a part of the cycle), The Menstrual Cycle presents a well researched study of the entire menstrual cycle and its relationship to women's lives. Women's own experiences... more...
- Atria Books 2004; US$ 18.99
The rest of your life lies ahead of you. Do you want to spend it fighting your body and worrying about things you can't change? Or do you want to live your life to its fullest by combining age, experience, and creativity to develop a new vision for your body and self? Women in midlife face many changes, such as children growing up, returning to... more...