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  • Dementia, Fifth Editionby David Ames; John T. O'Brien; Alistair Burns

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 249.95

    Dementia represents a major public health challenge for the world with over 100 million people likely to be affected by 2050. A large body of professionals is active in diagnosing, treating, and caring for people with dementia, and research is expanding. Many of these specialists find it hard to keep up to date in all aspects of dementia. This book... more...

  • Elder Abuseby XinQi Dong

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 200.58

    This book provides a global comprehensive and systematic state-of-the review of this field that fills the gaps between research, practice, and policy.  The book addresses the epidemiology of the issue and the global prevalence of elder abuse in both developed and developing countries, which synthesizes the most up-to-date data about risk factors... more...

  • Sucht im Alter ? Maßnahmen und Konzepte für die Pflegeby Tanja Hoff; Ulrike Kuhn; Silke Kuhn; Michael Isfort

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 20.40

    Praxiserprobte Maßnahmen für die Pflege älterer Suchtkranker. Schädlicher Substanzmittelkonsum oder eine Abhängigkeit werden bei älteren Menschen häufig nicht oder erst sehr spät bemerkt. Unerkannt können sie zu einem frühzeitigen Verlust der Selbständigkeit führen.  Das Praxisbuch vereint die neusten wissenschaftlichen Erkenntnisse und... more...

  • Elderly Care in Indiaby S. Irudaya Rajan; Gayathri Balagopal

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 84.45

    This volume highlights a range of issues underpinning elder care in India, with particular focus on the challenges that India faces in caring for the elderly. In addition to the very limited state support and near total dependence on the family for long-term social care and economic support, the changing dynamics between generations in the family... more...

  • Locomotion and Posture in Older Adultsby Fabio Augusto Barbieri; Rodrigo Vitório

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 158.35

    This book is an attempt to advance the discussion and improve our understanding about the effects of aging and movement disorders on motor control during walking and postural tasks. Despite these activities are performed daily, there is a high requirement of motor and neural systems in order to perform both tasks efficiently. Both walking and posture... more...

  • Aging is a Group-Selected Adaptationby Joshua Mitteldorf

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 69.95

    Although books exist on the evolution of aging, this is the first book written from the perspective of again as an adaptive program. It offers an insight into the implications of research on aging genetics, The author proposes the Demographic Theory of Senescence, whereby aging has been affirmatively selected because it levels the death rate over... more...

  • Nutrition and Functional Foods for Healthy Agingby Ronald Ross Watson

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 175.00

    Nutrition and Functional Foods for Healthy Aging aims to equip anyone studying geriatric nutrition or working with aging adults with the latest scientific reviews of critical topics. The major objective of this book is to review, in detail, the health problems of the aged and how normal food, lifestyle, or nutritional and dietary supplements can... more...

  • Ethical Considerations and Challenges in Geriatricsby Angela Georgia Catic

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.45

    This book is designed to present an overview of common geriatrics ethical issues that arise during patient care and research activities. Each chapter includes a case example and practical learning pearls that are useful in day-to-day patient care. Coverage includes a brief overview of geriatric epidemiology, highlighting the high rates of dementia,... more...

  • Sensorische Aktivierungby Lore Wehner; Ylva Schwinghammer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 20.40

    Sensorische Aktivierung ist ein neuartiges ganzheitliches Förderkonzept für hochaltrige und demente Menschen, das die Aufrechterhaltung und Wiederherstellung wichtiger Alltagskompetenzen unterstützt. Durch gezielte Lebensraumgestaltung, Kurzaktivierung im Pflegealltag und zusätzliche Förderangebote werden Lebensqualität und Gesundheit positiv beeinflusst... more...

  • Alcohol and Agingby Alexis Kuerbis; Alison.A. Moore; Paul Sacco; Faika Zanjani

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 116.12

    This book provides a current perspective on alcohol and aging to better understand the trends, costs, benefits, and clinical and community evidenced-based strategies. This book embraces not only the physical, cognitive, psychological, and social health benefits of moderate drinking in the elderly, it also delves into the risks of excessive drinking,... more...