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Gerontology

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  • Generationen in Familie und Gesellschaft im demographischen Wandelby Susanne Zank; Astrid Hedtke-Becker

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2008; US$ 26.71

    Die demographische Veränderung stellt eine große Herausforderung für alle europäischen Länder dar, da sie weitreichende Konsequenzen für die alten Menschen, ihre Familien und die gesellschaftlichen Institutionen hat. In diesem Buch werden erstmals die Ergebnisse acht großer europäischer Vergleichsstudien zum demographischen Wandel vorgestellt. Neben... more...

  • Musik und Alter in Therapie und Pflegeby Thomas Wosch

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 24.80

    Die Musiktherapie bei Alter und Demenz befindet sich in einer rasanten Entwicklung - sowohl in der Forschung als auch in der Praxis. Die Autoren präsentieren aktuelle Erkenntnisse, die zu Grundprinzipien des musiktherapeutischen Handelns bei Alter und Demenz führen. Es werden vier neue Institutionsformen vorgestellt, die in diesem Bereich musiktherapeutische... more...

  • Verschenkte Potenzialeby Charlotte Schamfuß

    Traugott Bautz 2015; US$ 16.22

    Ältere MenschenWer sind sie, was können sie und was wollen sie? Diesen Fragen soll hier nachgegangen werden. Warum? Als postmoderne Gesellschaft verschwenden wir immer noch Talente, Fähigkeiten und Erfahrungen der älteren Menschen. Dabei ist längst schon erwiesen, dass die besten Arbeitsergebnisse doch gerade durch altersgemischte Arbeitsgruppen erzielt... more...

  • Our Ageing Brainby André Aleman

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 19.99

    We all worry sometimes that our brains?particularly our memories?just don't work as well as they used to. In this illuminating book, internationally acclaimed Dutch neuroscientist André Aleman shows that although the decline in our mental capacities begins earlier than we think, this is not such a bad thing. In fact, older people are more resistant... more...

  • Lebensqualität im Wohnquartierby Harald Rüßler; Dietmar Köster; Janina Stiel; Elisabeth Heite

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 33.50

    Alternde Stadtgesellschaften stehen vor der Herausforderung, in den Wohnquartieren ein "gutes" Leben im Alter zu ermöglichen. Das hier vorgestellte Forschungs- und Entwicklungsprojekt ("Lebensqualität Älterer im Wohnquartier") zeigt auf, wie Ältere zu Koproduzenten der Quartiersentwicklung werden können. Zentral ist die Frage des... more...

  • Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciencesby Linda George; Kenneth Ferraro

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95

    Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, Eighth Edition, presents the extraordinary growth of research on aging individuals, populations, and the dynamic culmination of the life course, providing a comprehensive synthesis and review of the latest research findings in the social sciences of aging. As the complexities of population dynamics,... more...

  • Ageing Societiesby Virpi Timonen

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 47.00

    Offers an introduction to the field of ageing, highlighting the inter-connections between health, economic and social aspects of ageing. This book highlights the nature of ageing as an individual and societal experience. It is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students in fields such as gerontology, social policy, and social work. more...

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2 (1981)by Carl Eisdorfer

    Springer Publishing Company 1981; US$ 90.00

    The second volume in this long-running series presents the usual critical and intensive review chapters divided into five sections but also addresses particular topics of special interest, including drugs and their use, and misuse, among the aged; the nonmedication orientation to treatment of various disorders; the immune system; and clinical procedures... more...

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics 1, 1980by Carl Eisdorfer

    Springer Publishing Company 1980; US$ 90.00

    The second volume in this long-running series presents the usual critical and intensive review chapters divided into five sections but also addresses particular topics of special interest, including drugs and their use, and misuse, among the aged; the nonmedication orientation to treatment of various disorders; the immune system; and clinical procedures... more...

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics 3, 1982by Carl Eisdorfer

    Springer Publishing Company 1982; US$ 90.00

    The second volume in this long-running series presents the usual critical and intensive review chapters divided into five sections but also addresses particular topics of special interest, including drugs and their use, and misuse, among the aged; the nonmedication orientation to treatment of various disorders; the immune system; and clinical procedures... more...