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- Springer 2008; US$ 149.00
Aging is inevitable: this is gerontological dogma. And humans do inevitably grow old, which is probably why it seems so unlikely to us that other forms of life could escape aging. Escaping aging is not escaping death. Death is an inherent part of life, and it can strike any time. But the question is whether death necessarily becomes more likely as... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 15.00
The Wisdom Paradox explores the aging of the mind from a unique, positive perspective. In an era of increasing fears about mental deterioration, world-renowned neuropsychologist Elkhonon Goldberg provides startling new evidence that though the brain diminishes in some tasks as it ages, it gains in many ways. Most notably, it increases in what he... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99
Over two decades ago, beloved and respected rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi felt an uneasiness. He was growing older, and fears about death and infirmity were haunting him. So he decided to embark on mission to get to the bottom of his fears. Through a series of events that included a vision quest in a secluded cabin and studying with Sufi masters,... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 219.00
Many discoveries are made in underlying mechanisms of aging. This book brings together perspectives from researchers investigating aging process in a variety of species. It aims to address aging process in species ranging from yeast to man. It carries discussions of the naked mole-rat, an exceptionally long-lived rodent, among other subjects. more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99
Every Baby Boomer has to confront it: their changing midlife sex lives. Now, Gail Belsky provides an unfailingly honest anthology that is incredibly varied, wickedly funny, shockingly explicit, and surprisingly sweet about life in the bedroom after 40. Topics include an unexpected second marriage to a much younger man, the discovery of phone sex... more...
- Harvard Health Publications 2010; US$ 18.00
Sexual problems are nearly always intertwined with psychological and relationship issues. As a result, treating the physical problem (if one is present) is only half the job. If sexual issues persist for any length of time, performance anxiety, anger, frustration, low self-esteem, lack of physical affection between you and your partner, and a sense... more...
- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 57.00
Providing a comprehensive overview of themes of ageing from a global perspective, this ambitious text introduces the reader to a wide range of issues and policies on ageing. Topics examined include: theoretical perspectives on ageing in society; demographic trends; roles played by older people as political actors; migration; health; pensions; family... more...
- Ulysses Press 2009; US$ 13.95
IMPROVE YOUR FLEXIBILITY WITH THE GENTLE, BEGINNER STRETCHES ILLUSTRATED IN THIS BOOK Designed to meet the unique needs of the 50+ person, the carefully modified stretches in this book are easy to learn and safe to perform at any age. Illustrated with step-by-step photos and explained with clear captions, the stretches in Stretching for 50+ ... more...
- Ulysses Press 2009; US$ 14.95
As baby boomers pass age 50, problems with knees, ankles, and backs are leading them into lower-impact forms of fitness. The stress of career and later-in-life children also have them seeking new ways to relax. Combine these pressures and it is no surprise that yoga is increasing in popularity among the 50-plus crowd. Tailored specifically for this... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 11.18
To everything there is a season. A time to be born, a time to die ... and a time to have a bloody good moan. Following the huge success of Grumpy Old Men , Stuart Prebble, writer of the highly acclaimed TV series, gives us a more in-depth look at what it's really like to be a pissed-off man of a certain age. In painstaking detail, he... more...