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- Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 109.99
The first book to encompass adult-gerontology practice guidelines for primary care, this comprehensive resource is designed as a text and reference for health care practitioners specializing as adultgerontology nurse practitioners (A-GNP). It provides current national practice guidelines for delivering high-quality primary health care to adult, older... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 54.99
Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! The trend toward patient self-management (PSM) of chronic disease is accelerating at a rapid pace along with the evolution of home-based or mobile technologies to support this care. Yet the development of self-management practice standards and advanced practice nursing support has been haphazard. This book fills... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 37.95
This collection examines theological and ethical issues of ageing, disability and spirituality, with an emphasis on how ageing affects people who have mental health and developmental disabilities. The book presents ways of moving towards more effective relationships between carers and older people with disabilities. more...
- SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 126.00
In this interdisciplinary text, Lewis R Aiken examines the elements that influence people in the later stages of life. Beginning with an historical overview of gerontology, the author discusses both pragmatic and philosophical concerns within the field. Factors impacting the process and results of ageing are carefully outlined and address such areas... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 128.00
Aging: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants bridges the trans-disciplinary divide and covers in a single volume the science of oxidative stress in aging and the potentially therapeutic use of natural antioxidants in the diet or food matrix. The processes within the science of oxidative stress are described in concert with other processes, such... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 94.99
"[This] book?s unfading preoccupation with social context, social processes, and social structures distinguishes itself and greatly contributes to the discourse in gerontology." -The Gerontologist This classic text, now in its fifth edition, is distinguished by its emphasis on social context, social processes, and social structures as part of a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
How can you foster spiritual growth in older people? This multidisciplinary work re-examines issues of aging with dignity and spiritual meaning. Aging, Spirituality, and Pastoral Care: A Multi-National Perspective brings together chaplains, pastors, counselors, and health care practitioners in all walks of gerontology from around the world to present... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 45.00
Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI. Reference for professionals on services for the elderly. Focuses on new programs, especially those mandated by the Older Americans Act. Lists federal, state, and local programs that can locate transportation, legal assistance, employment, income maintenance, and volunteer programs. Previous edition: c1993. Softcover,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 17.99
Elders 85 years and older are the fastest growing segment of the population in the U.S. and in many other countries. Aging Our Way examines how the very old navigate the challenges of loneliness, disability, and loss, while staying healthy, connected, and comfortable. more...
- Meyer & Meyer 2013; US$ 15.26
Das Buch zeigt auf, wie die Selbstständigkeit alter Menschen bis ins höchste Alter durch ein gezieltes Bewegungstraining erhalten bleiben kann. Übungsleiter, Trainer, Leiter von Seniorengruppen und interessierte Angehörige und Betreuer erfahren, welche einfachen Übungen die Muskelkraft sowie die Standfestigkeit und Balance trainieren. Sie bekommen... more...