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Aging

  • Aging and the Digital Life Courseby David Prendergast; Chiara Garattini

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 120.00

    Across the life course, new forms of community, ways of keeping in contact, and practices for engaging in work, healthcare, retail, learning and leisure are evolving rapidly. Breaking new ground in the study of technology and aging, this book examines how developments in smart phones, the internet, cloud computing, and online social networking are... more...

  • Ageing and Representationby Deborah Klee; Simone Bacchini; Gillian Crosby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00

    An increasing interest in the subject of "ageing" sets the backdrop for this E-book, setting out to explore the ways that ageing is portrayed, not only through news outlets but via entertainment platforms and political and public discourses. The chapters in this text are formed mainly from revised versions of talks from the speakers and contributors... more...

  • Praxisanleitung und Einarbeitung in der Altenpflegeby Dr. Christian Lummer

    Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 25.95

    Neue Mitarbeiter gewinnen, Auszubildende engagieren ? schon das ist nicht einfach. Ebenso viel Überlegung wie eine Einstellung erfordert aber auch die Anleitung und Einarbeitung von neuen Mitarbeitern. - Wie wird dieser Prozess eigentlich gestaltet? - Wie geht man mit Belastungssituationen um? - Wie hält man neue Mitarbeiter im Unternehmen?Dieses Buch... more...

  • Aging in Rural Placesby Kristina Hash; Elaine Jurkowski; John Krout

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00

    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...

  • The Ageing Brainby Perminder S. Sachdev

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 199.95

    Section 1. Introduction. P.S. Sachdev, The Ageing Brain. G.A. Broe, Population Ageing, Human Lifespan and Neurodegenerative Disorders: A Fifth Epidemiologic Transition. Section 2. Characteristics of the Ageing Brain. J.J. Kril, Structural Changes in the Ageing Human Brain. J.C.L. Looi, P.S. Sachdev, Structural Neuroimaging of the Ageing... more...

  • Navigating the Journey of Aging Parentsby Cheryl A. Kuba

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 20.95

    Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents proposes an entirely unique approach to the field of gerontology, giving dependent care receivers a voice.   Caregivers will be made aware of what care receivers truly want during life's final chapters. Exploring issues of housing, spirituality, personal care and death, Cheryl Kuba has created a testament... more...

  • Transitions and Transformationsby Caitrin Lynch; Jason Danely

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    Rapid population aging, once associated with only a select group of modern industrialized nations, has now become a topic of increasing global concern. This volume reframes aging on a global scale by illustrating the multiple ways it is embedded within individual, social, and cultural life courses. It presents a broad range of ethnographic work,... more...

  • Menopause Without Weight Gain: The 5 Step Solution to Challenge Your Changing Hormonesby Debra Waterhouse

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    Women over the age of 40, as they move towards menopause, usually experience an increasing waistline and multiplying fat cells?no matter how much they exercise. more...

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

    Birkhäuser Boston 2012; US$ 119.00

    I: The Mechanisms of Aging.- 1 Variability of life span between species.- Methods to quantify life span.- Life span of humans.- Life spans of invertebrates.- Life span of cells in culture.- Are some plants or animal species immortal?.- 2 Factors that influence human longevity.- Genetic influence on longevity.- Influence of personality, social class... more...

  • Immortalityby Stephen Cave

    Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99

    There is a cloud-capped peak where gods and immortals while away their infinite days, and since the dawn of humanity everyone – whether they know it or not – has been trying to climb that mountain. But there are only four paths up its treacherous slope. Throughout history, people have wagered everything on their choice and fought wars against... more...