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  • Older and Bolderby Renata Singer

    Melbourne University Publishing 2015; Not Available

    For the first time in history, women can expect to live well from their sixties for another three decades. A drab existence of retirement, disease and disconnection is not an option for this generation of women. In Older & Bolder , Renata Singer contrasts the stories of the pioneers of active, productive old age against the anxieties of those facing... more...

  • 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...

  • Sod Seventy!by Muir Gray; David Mostyn

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 4.99

    Many of the problems older people suffer from have, as their underlying cause, a fundamental loss of fitness. Others are caused by preventable diseases (with these even being preventable after the age of seventy) and, broadly speaking, from the wrong approach to life, influenced by negative social pressures. This book ? uniquely targeted at the 60?75... 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 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...

  • 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...