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- Woodslane Press 2011; US$ 19.99
The growing number of older adults in Australia and New Zealand makes an understanding of their health needs and problems of critical importance to all nurses who work with them, both in specialty facilities and in other health facilities and services that have a large clientele who are ageing. Health Care of Older Adults contributes to a greater knowledge... more...
- Free Press 2008; Not Available
An excellent and intelligent book for the families of patients with Alzheimer's disease. Written by long-time researcher Dr. Barry Reisberg, this guide is filled with information for the families, loved ones, spouses, and friends of people living with Alzheimer's disease. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 32.00
What exactly is human ageing? Can it be slowed down? These questions have puzzled scientists and laymen alike for generations, and continue to do so today. The author addresses these thought-provoking issues by challenging pre-conceived notions of age-perception, age-acceptance and inter-age relations. Pertinent matters of age-related communication... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 214.00
This book is designed for all those with a scientific interest in drug treatment and the older population. The authors have all been chosen for their expertise in the field and have been drawn from both sides of the Atlantic and South Africa. The contents fall into two parts — general principles of drug use as they apply to the elderly, and... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2006; US$ 23.73
Die demographische Bevölkerungsentwicklung erfordert spezifische Antworten auf späte Erkrankungsverläufe chronischer oder im Alter neu manifestierter neurologischer Erkrankungen. Das Werk stellt durch Studien gesichertes empirisches Wissen und Erfahrungswissen im Bereich der Neurogeriatrie zu einem praktischen Lehrbuch zusammen. Renommierte Autoren,... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2009; US$ 26.97
Die Sicherstellung einer angemessenen vollstationären Betreuung von Hilfe- und Pflegebedürftigen stellt eine Herausforderung im demografischen Wandel dar. Die Veröffentlichung stützt sich auf ein repräsentativ angelegtes Forschungsprojekt und benennt die wichtigsten Trends in der vollstationären Pflege. Einen Schwerpunkt bildet die Situation von Demenzkranken.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
As the average age of the population rises, mental health professionals have become increasingly aware of the critical importance of personality in mediating successful adaptation in later life. Personality disorders were once thought to "age out," and accordingly to have an inconsequential impact on the lives of the elderly. But recent clinical experience... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 59.95
Masters athletes are those that continue to train and compete, typically at a high level, beyond the age of thirty-five and into middle and old age. As populations in the industrialized world get older and governments become increasingly keen to promote healthy aging and non-pharmacological interventions, the study of masters athletes enables us to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
This book examines intergenerational relations, presenting the innovative notion of 'Generational Intelligence'. It develops a pathway for reflecting on generational issues and increasing awareness about one?s position in the life course, that of other generations, and the influence of familial, social and historical factors in the situations one... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 39.95
La "cultura geriatrica" - intesa come conoscenza e dominio dei processi di invecchiamento - non ha avuto ancora piena affermazione in campo medico-sanitario. Questo comporta che il piy delle volte non si sappia distinguere a pieno il limite tra il fisiologico e il patologico che distinge l'anziano sano con gli inevitabili "acciacchi"... more...