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Gerontology

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  • Housing Choices and Well-Being of Older Adultsby Leon A Pastalan; Benyamin Schwarz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Make housing for the elderly comfortable, efficient, and appropriate to their special needs! Today people are living longer lives than ever before, and elderly people need to live in settings that reflect their individual capabilities. They need safe and appropriate homes, appliances, and furnishings that they will not lose the ability to use and... more...

  • Continuing Care Retirement Communitiesby Ian Morrison; Susana Frisch; Ruth Bennett; Barry Gurland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    Here is the first detailed study of the economic, social, and administrative implications for the establishment of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). Leaders in the field of optional living arrangements for the elderly examine models of continuing care retirement communities throughout the United States. A wide range of sometimes conflicting... more...

  • Cheating Deathby Marvin Cetron; Owen Davies

    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...

  • Introduction to Educational Gerontologyby Ronald H. Sherron; D. Barry Lumsden

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    Educational gerontology is the study of the changes in the learning process caused by old age. This new edition provides an update of developments in this field of research. The volume probes topics such as implications for education for the aging, reminiscence, methods of teaching, social exchange and equal opportunity. more...

  • Sociological Analysis of Agingby Joe Michael Cruz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Sociological Analysis of Aging: The Gay Male Perspective is an exploratory study of the life changes homosexual and bisexual men experience as they age. This unique book presents in-depth, qualitative interviews with gay men, aged 55 and older, focusing on their physical, mental, and social needs. More than one hundred men offer first-hand perceptions... more...

  • PARTIES WITH A PURPOSEby Shirley L. Barrett

    Charles C Thomas 1980; US$ 39.95

    By Shirley L. Barrett, Allen's Nursing Home, West Kingston, Rhode Island. This unique game book will be ideal for use in nursing, convalescent and retirement homes; rehabilitation hospitals; senior day care centers; and other residential institutions. It contains forty-two parties, each based on a central theme - seasonable, historical or topical... more...

  • Aging Education in a Global Contextby Dena Shenk; Lisa Groger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    A selection of proceedings from the 2004 Association for Gerontology in Higher Education annual conference Aging Education in a Global Context is a carefully considered set of papers based on selected proceedings from the 2004 Association for Gerontology in Higher Education annual conference. Each forward-thinking presentation provides unique perspectives... more...

  • An Aging Indiaby Phoebe S Liebig; S. Irudaya Rajan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95

    Explore Indian policy and practice on aging from a variety of perspectives! This pathbreaking collection provides something that has been missing in the literature on aging in India, especially for non-Indian audiences: studies of various aspects of aging in India combined with analyses of current policies, policy trends and recommendations. You'll... more...

  • Health Care for an Aging Societyby David Haber

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Gay Men at Midlifeby John Phd Dececco; Alan L Ellis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    ?Those of us in our forties and fifties came of age in the 1960s and 1970s--a time when the available commentary on gay life was anything but supportive. Until 1973, homosexuality was a diagnosable mental illness.? --from the Introduction by Alan L. Ellis Today, that literary blindness is being remedied. Take an in-depth look into the lives of 15... more...