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Aging

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

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 226.00 US$ 185.32

    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$ 29.95

    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...

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

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03

    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...

  • Cells, Aging, and Human Diseaseby Michael B. M.D. Fossel

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 129.99 US$ 111.79

    This is the first textbook to explain human aging from genes to clinical disease. With over 4,000 references, it explores both the fundamental processes of aging and the resultant tissue-by-tissue clinical pathology, detailing both breaking research and current state-of-the art clinical interventions in aging and age-related disease. It is the only... 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...

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

    Wiley 2003; US$ 296.00 US$ 256.53

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 54.95

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