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- Pan American Health Organization 2000; US$ 15.00
Este informe contiene los principales resultados de la encuesta SABE, de la parte realizada en la Zona Metropolitana de la Ciudad de México (ZMCM). Como proyecto de estudio colaborativo en América Latina y el Caribe, el proyecto tuvo varias etapas en actividades llevadas a cabo gracias a la cooperación de individuos e instituciones, tanto en el plano... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 18.95
Based on its author's four-year study and 15 years of experience in Alzheimer's and dementia-related care, Alzheimer's Activities That Stimulate the Mind is the only book offering exercises appropriate to each of the four stages of the disease. It features hundreds of exercises across an array of areas and disciplines, including arts and crafts,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1995; US$ 46.00
Sets social and health care practice with older people firmly in the context of the new community care arrangements and the consequent organizational trends towards a market culture. This book questions the relative lack of attention given by professionals to issues of structural inequality in old age, compared for example to race and gender. more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 12.99
An "affectionate, touchingly empathetic" (Janet Maslin, The New York Times ) look at old age in America today Welcome to Canterbury Tower , an apartment building in Florida, where the residents are busy with friendships, love, sex, money, and gossip-and the average age is eightysix. Journalist Dudley Clendinen's mother moved to Canterbury in 1994,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 85.00
Personal life narratives can serve as a rich source of new insights into the experience of human aging. In this comp;rehensive volume, an international team of editors and contributors provide effective approaches to using biography to enhance our understanding of adult development. In addition to providing new theoretical aspects on aging and biography,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 90.00
As the population of retirees between the ages of 65 and 75 continues to grow, professionals, researchers, and educators in all areas of the health care and the business sectors will require more expertise on the latest trends to make better decisions and improve systems. Contributed by nationally recognized experts, The Crown of Life: Dynamics of... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 45.00
As we confront our own mortality, we might ask, "What has my long life meant and how have the years shaped me?" or "How long must I suffer?" Such questions reflect time-consciousness, the focus of this classic volume. The authors, from diverse disciplines in gerontology, act as guides in the exploration of the realms of time in... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 79.00
Leading scholars, offering international and multidisciplinary viewpoints, examine the meaning of home to elders and the ways in which this meaning may be sustained, threatened, or modified according to changes associated with growing old. Organized into four sections--The Essence of Home, Disruptions of Home, Creating and Recreating Home, and Community... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1998; US$ 90.00
Focuses on behavioral and pharmacologic interventions for depression, treatments of late-life insomnia, behavior interventions in nursing homes, interventions for incontinence, and home modification interventions. For clinicians and researchers. more...