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- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 US$ 19.50
Look to this book for advice, techniques, and strategies to help people stay vigorous and healthy as they grow older. People are becoming increasingly knowledgeable about managing their health as they age. Healthy Aging For Dummies explains how people can embark on a healthy lifestyle that will enable them to feel young, both mentally and physically,... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2005; US$ 15.00
Daniel Amen, M.D., one of the world?s foremost authorities on the brain, has news for you: your brain is involved in everything you do?learn to care for it properly, and you will be smarter, healthier, and happier in as little as 15 days! You probably run, lift weights, or do yoga to keep your body in great shape; you put on sunscreen and lotions... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2008; US$ 16.00
It all starts with your brain: how you think, how you feel, how you interact with others, and how well you succeed in realizing your goals and dreams. When your brain works right, so do you. When it?s out of balance, you feel frustrated, or worse. Yet amid all the advice that bombards us daily about how to keep the rest of our body strong and healthy,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
This book is a follow-up to Arber and Ginn's award winning Connecting Gender and Ageing (1995). It contains original chapters from eminent writers on gender and ageing, addressing newly emergent areas within gender and ageing, including gender identity and masculinity in later life. Early work on gender and ageing was dominated by a focus on older... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 99.99
Robert Arking's Biology of Aging is an introductory text to the biology of aging which gives advanced undergraduate and graduate students a thorough review of the entire field. The mass of data related to aging is summarized into fifteen focused chapters, each dealing with some particular aspect of the problem. His prior two editions have also served... more...
- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 24.95
?How could ?old age? be a medical diagnosis when I wasn?t even forty?? ?Lolly Winston ?? if aging is difficult for those of us who were only sometimes cute,? she says, ?just imagine how hard it must be for the aging knockouts, the living dolls.? ?Rebecca McClanahan ?I love sex. I love middle-age sex. I love married sex. I'm almost fifty and I've... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 127.37
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...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 81.73
Biology of Menopause presents the proceedings of an international symposium held from September 10-13, 1998 in Newport Beach, CA. The proceedings review current knowledge and explores future research directions on the biologic changes of the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis across the menopausal transition and the associated changes in physiologic... more...