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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95

    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 examine aging issues from a variety of perspectives—demographic foundations,... 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

    Take an in-depth look into the lives of 15 gay men and how they relate to their own aging. Gay Men at Midlife: Age Before Beauty explores and clarifies the issues that confront gay men as they age. The essays here offer a realistic picture of both the challenges and the joys that present themselves in the lives of gay men at midlife. To view an excerpt... more...

  • Assisted Livingby Benyamin Schwarz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    Learn how to make elder housing more homelike! Taking an incisive look at assisted living for the elderly, Assisted Living: Sobering Realities is an important book for the professionals who work with aging Americans and their families. This vital book provides a multidisciplinary overview of the world of assisted living for older Americans. With unique... more...

  • The Shadow of the Hummingbirdby Athol Fugard; Paula Fourie

    Theatre Communications Group 2014; US$ 13.95

    A legendary playwright mines the depth of the human heart. more...

  • How to Get Families More Involved in the Nursing Homeby Tammy La Brake

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Health care providers and social workers at nursing homes may feel they have little time to design programs for the family members of their residents, yet you will learn in How to Get Families More Involved in the Nursing Home that the benefits of such programs are immense and the time investment will pay off. You learn of four family programs that... more...

  • Dementia and Aging Adults with Intellectual Disabilitiesby Matthew P. Janicki; Arthur J. Dalton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Aging Families and Use of Proverbs for Values Enrichmentby Vera R Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00

    Those providing services to older persons must develop intervention strategies that are relevant to their clients?life experiences. Aging Families and Use of Proverbs for Values Enrichment presents administrators, practitioners, educators, researchers, and students with intervention models that acknowledge and build upon the proverbs orientation of... more...

  • The Feeling Great! Wellness Program for Older Adultsby Jules C Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    The ?Feeling Great!? Wellness Program is an inspirational book describing a successful health care program for older adults. Created for people who desire a richer life, ?Feeling Great!? is a program of everyday miracles--the regaining of body strength and movement and the expanding of physical abilities. Participants learn to improve their physical,... more...

  • Salty Old Womenby Roberta Maierhofer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 52.00

    American feminism has grown old and gray. Roberta Maierhofer's study is located at the intersection between identity, age, and sex, and has »salty old women« walking side by side with well-established »sweet old ladies«. Using an anocritical approach in the style of Elaine Showalter's »gynocriticism«, which dismisses assumptions that human biology... more...