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Aging

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  • The Physiological Effects of Ageingby Alistair Farley; Ella McLafferty; Charles Hendry

    Wiley 2011; US$ 53.99

    The Physiological Effects of Ageing is a comprehensive resource for all nurses working with older people, enabling them to apply their knowledge of the ageing process to their practice, and, in doing so, enhance care delivery. This book emphasizes the normal ageing changes before considering possible effects of ageing on body systems, using as its... more...

  • Epigenetics of Agingby Trygve Tollefsbol

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 259.00

    This seminal work covers the impact of epigenetics on aging, the epigenetics of age-related diseases, and future directions and perspectives on the epigenetics of aging. It covers the most recent advances that impact the longevity of living organisms. more...

  • Aging and Human Longevityby M.-F. Schulz-Aellen

    Birkhäuser Boston 2012; US$ 119.00

    The proportion of elderly people continues to increase in the western world-nearly a quarter of the population will be over 65 years by the year 2050. Since aging is accompanied by an increase in diseases and by a deterioration in well-being, finding solutions to these social, medical and psychological problems is necessarily a major goal for society.... more...

  • Middle Ageby David Bainbridge

    Granta Publications 2012; US$ 13.32

    David Bainbridge is a vet with a particular interest in evolutionary zoology - and he has just turned forty. As well as the usual concerns about greying hair, failing eyesight and goldfish levels of forgetfulness, he finds himself pondering some bigger questions: have I come to the end of my productive life as a human being? And what I am now for?... more...

  • Critical Reviews Oxidative Stress and Agingby Richard G. Cutler; Henry Rodriguez

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 226.00

    This innovative and comprehensive reference book provides the most up-to-date information pertaining to the translational research field of oxidative stress and aging. The book focuses on understanding the molecular basis of oxidative stress and its associated age-related diseases with the goal being the development of new and novel methods in treating... more...

  • Aging in Rural Placesby PhD MSW Elaine T. Jurkowski

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 69.99

    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...

  • Reluctant Intimaciesby Ś; Beata witek

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 90.00

    Based on seventeen months of ethnographic research among Indonesian eldercare workers in Japan and Indonesia, this book is the first ethnography to research Indonesian care workers' relationships with the cared-for elderly, their Japanese colleagues, and their employers. Through the notion of intimacy, the book brings together sociological and anthropological... more...

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

    Wiley 2003; US$ 296.00

    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...