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- 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... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2001; US$ 9.99
In the tradition of Andrew Weil's bestseller Spontaneous Healing, and aimed at the 78 million baby boomers hitting the "memory barrier", this is a physician's breakthrough medical program for the brain designed to diminish the effect of memory impairment caused by stress, aging, and Alzheimer's disease. As we grow older and experience the stresses... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99
Practical advice on how to thrive in the second half of your life, based on scientific studies. The sixth book in the bestselling 100 Simple Secrets series. What do people who relish the second half of their lives do differently than those who dread getting older? Sociologists, therapists and psychiatrists have spent entire careers investigating... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2002; US$ 40.00
The case studies in this book focus on the emergence, extent and nature of national policies on ageing and associated strategies to address long-term care needs. Key opportunities for and constraints on policy are identified in this first round of regional studies. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 38.00
In this work, the various theories of ageing are explained and assessed. The author presents case accounts about disorders that open windows on to the ageing process. The impacts of ageing on the brain and nervous system are given special attention, as are the effects of caloric restriction on maximum lifespan. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
In his landmark book How We Die , Sherwin B. Nuland profoundly altered our perception of the end of life. Now in The Art of Aging , Dr. Nuland steps back to explore the impact of aging on our minds and bodies, strivings and relationships. Melding a scientist?s passion for truth with a humanist?s understanding of the heart and soul, Nuland has created... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 16.95
Break the aging code and feel 15 years younger?from the inside out. In the constant battle to stay young and feel fit, we will try any of the quick fixes that come on the market, including so-called miracle products, fad diets, trendy exercise programs, and untested supplements. Many even risk elective surgical procedures just to look young again.... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 25.95
In this revolutionary book, bestselling author and anti-aging expert Dr. Nicholas Perricone reveals a completely new and hidden threat to our looks and our health?and gives us a program to defeat it. Dr. Nicholas Perricone has gotten to the bottom of accelerated aging with the discovery of AGEs (Advanced Glycation End Products). AGEs are at least... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 60.00
This new and up-to-the-minute compendium of reliable and authoritative information on complementary and alternative therapies seeks to provide information that older adults may use as they seek to improve their health and quality of life. Covering dietary means; physical, mental, and spiritual methods of treatment; and various types of therapies, this... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 160.00
Ageing is of perennial interest as a universal feature in all human societies. The genetic background and biochemical bases of ageing processes are currently being revealed in unprecedented detail. It is emerging that one of the main hurdles to be overcome in achieving a long and healthy lifespan is the maintenance of a properly functioning immune... more...