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Gerontology

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  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 7, 1987by PhD K. Warner Schaie

    Springer Publishing Company 1987; US$ 89.99

    This volume of the ARGG is devoted to the behavioral sciences, with particular attention given to topics in experimental and applied psychology. With the rapid rate of research in this field of aging, the contributors address a number of important basic and applied topics that are underrepresented in other literature. more...

  • Valuing Older Peopleby Ricca Edmondson; Hans-Joachim Von Kondratowitz

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 41.95

    How can we understand older people as real human beings, value their wisdom, and appreciate that their norms and purposes both matter in themselves and are affected by those of others? Using a life-course approach this book argues that the complexity and potential creativity of later life demand a humanistic vision of older people and ageing. more...

  • Unequal Ageingby Paul Cann; Malcolm Dean

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    This much-needed book analyses money, health, place, quality of life and identity, and demonstrates the gaps of treatment and outcomes between older and younger people, and between different groups of older people. It provides strong evidence of the scale of current disadvantage in the UK and suggests actions that could begin to change the picture... more...

  • Population Ageing and International Developmentby Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 39.95

    This original book analyses the links between development, population ageing and the experiences of older people, especially in developing countries where more than 80% of the increase in people aged over 60 will take place over the coming decades. more...

  • Ageing in Urban Neighbourhoodsby Allison E. Smith

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 41.95

    This unique book addresses the shortfall in knowledge regarding older people's attachment to deprived neighbourhoods and offers a re-conceptualisation of environmental gerontology. The author examines new cross-national research and challenges the common view that ageing 'in place' is optimal, particularly within areas that present multiple... more...

  • Creative Long-term Care Administrationby George Kenneth Gordon; Leslie A. Grant; Ruth Stryker

    Charles C Thomas 2003; US$ 59.95

    The prior three editions of this book were extremely well received for use in undergraduate and graduate courses in long-term care administration, and they were also popular as fundamental resources with practitioners as well as for an array of other long-term care practitioners and professions, including housing managers, board members, teachers,... more...

  • Managing the Ageing Experienceby Denise Tanner

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 42.95

    This book provides an engaging analysis of how older people manage the ageing experience and gives the reader an insight into what this means for policy and practice. more...

  • Geographies of Ageingby Dr Amanda Davies; Dr Amity James; Professor Philip Rees

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Population ageing is projected to affect all countries across the world in coming decades. The current rate of population ageing is unprecedented in human history with population projections indicating that this will be an enduring trend. Moreover, population ageing is spatially pervasive, affecting every man, woman and child. This has considerable... more...

  • Insights Into Ageing in Irelandby Roger O?Sullivan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 199.00

    Ireland, north and south, is witnessing a transformation in the meaning and experience of later ageing. Issues affecting older people are increasingly a focus of government policy, service providers, the research community, media, and of course older people themselves. However, it does seem that too often our increasing life spans and ageing populations... more...

  • Help Me to Healby Bernie Siegel

    Hay House 2004; US$ 2.99 US$ 2.20

    Every hospitalization, period of convalescence, or visit to a patient can be an opportunity for healing to happen. Since most hospitalizations are sudden and unexpected, few patients and family members are prepared to take advantage of these healing opportunities. Help Me to Heal is a “just-in-time” resource that anyone can pick up and immediately... more...