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Aging

  • The Ageing Brainby Perminder S. Sachdev

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 189.95

    When confronted with a neurological or psychiatric disorder in an elderly individual, a clinician or researcher is likely to ask how the processes of ageing have influenced the aetiology and presentation of the disorder, and will impact on its efficient management. There are many urban myths about ageing, and some of these apply to the brain. The... more...

  • Longevityby Pauline Savy; Anne-Maree Sawyer; Jeni Warburton

    eContent Management Pty Ltd 2014; US$ 126.50

    This special issue of Health Sociology Review examines the possibility and actuality of living to very old age. In our times, cultural discourses to do with maintaining health and independence for as long as possible pervade social policy and the personal narratives of ageing. Sociologically, these raise interesting, and often contentious, questions... more...

  • Transitions and Transformationsby Caitrin Lynch; Jason Danely

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 95.00

    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...

  • Immortalityby Stephen Cave

    Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 26.24

    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 those... more...

  • Magical menopauseby Monica Troughton

    Infinite Ideas 2012; US$ 9.95

    Expert author Monica Troughton has brought together 52 brilliant ideas for taking control of your menopause, and turning what might otherwise be a difficult, challenging and isolating time into an experience that will leave you more vital, more inspired and more positive than ever before. With tips and advice on everything from dealing with the physical... more...

  • Kettlebells for 50+by Karl Knopf

    Ulysses Press 2012; US$ 14.95

    STAY YOUNG WITH THESE SAFE, EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT EXERCISES Kettlebells for 50+ offers progressive programs that will: ? Improve strength ? Foster core stability ? Increase hand-eye coordination ? Boost mind-body awareness ? Enhance sports performance Designed to meet the unique needs of active adults, Kettlebells for 50+ presents functional... 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...

  • Aging America and Transportationby Joseph Coughlin; Lisa D'Ambrosio

    Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 70.00

    This solution-focused volume fills a gap in the literature by addressing the key issues around mobility and transportation for the aging Baby Boomer generation--issues that will be significantly di more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 49.99

    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...