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- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 8.99
To live forever is one of man's oldest aspirations--and it might be become a reality. With advances in medicine and new gene research, human life span could extend into hundreds of years. But is this life extension a good thing? "Cheating Death" examines every side of the dilemma of aging and longevity--from improvements in diet and medicine to the... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99
This collection of original articles sits at the intersection of two interdisciplinary fields: media studies and aging studies. Drawing on both scholarly literatures, we explore the reciprocal influences of aging and mediation in the realms of music, television, celebrity, fandom, social media, film, and advertising/marketing, among others. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
Explore new frontiers in Alzheimer's support systems! When Congress authorized the Alzheimer's Disease Demonstration Grants to States program in 1990, no one knew how effective the program would prove to be. A New Look at Community-Based Respite Programs provides you with results of the first major evaluation of ADDGS programs. Across the country,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
The untold history of lesbian life from those who have lived it! Lives of Lesbian Elders: Looking Back, Looking Forward illuminates the hopes, fears, issues, and concerns of gay women as they grow older. Based on interviews with 62 lesbians ranging in age from 55 to 95, this very special book provides a historical account of the shared experiences... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1963; US$ 72.00
Aging in Minnesota was first published in 1963. With a higher than average proportion of elderly citizens, Minnesota is in the forefront of social action on their behalf. This book presents a comprehensive survey of the elderly in that state and a detailed description of efforts to meet their problems. The book begins with a brief history of the state's... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 65.00
" Ethics, Aging and Society ...is the first major work in ten years to critically address issues and methodologies in aging and ethics...This well-organized volume begins theoretically and offers new ways of thinking about ethics that can handle the complexities and realities of aging in particular social contexts.". --Choice. "[T]he... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2010; US$ 10.99
Ageing remains a natural part of life, and it is precisely the impermanence of life that renders it so precious. Knowing that it is brief requires an appreciation of each moment of beauty and wasting no opportunity for learning and love. The Art of Ageing has been written to help achieve these ends. Some people may experience bad health, unhappiness,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95
Get a fresh perspective on how older women adapt to life without a spouse! Widows and Divorcees in Later Life: On Their Own Again examines new perspectives on the problems older women face adjusting to life without a spouse. The book examines the transition from the togetherness of marriage to the solitude of being suddenly single, exploring how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00
This special volume is devoted to the synthesis and review of theoretical and conceptual approaches associated with familial and non-familial connections across the life span. An important book as society ?returns to the family,? it compares and contrasts different disciplinary perspectives associated with intergenerational relationships. Because intergenerational... more...