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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95
Lead older adults in creative drama activities. This practical handbook provides step-by-step instructions for conducting over 50 introductory activities to stimulate the senses, awaken the imagination, activate body movement, encourage interaction, and stimulate verbal communication with the elderly. Written primarily for activity, recreation, and... more...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 44.99
This collection of original articles sits at the intersection of two interdisciplinary fields: media studies and aging studies. Drawing on both scholarly literatures, we explore the reciprocal influences of aging and mediation in the realms of music, television, celebrity, fandom, social media, film, and advertising/marketing, among others. more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
May Sarton confronts the pleasures and compromises of old age in this deeply moving memoir completed a few months before she died In this poignant and fearless account, Sarton chronicles the struggles of life at eighty-two. She juxtaposes the quotidian details of life?battling a leaky roof, sharing an afternoon nap with her cat, the joy of buying... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
The untold history of lesbian life from those who have lived it! Lives of Lesbian Elders: Looking Back, Looking Forward illuminates the hopes, fears, issues, and concerns of gay women as they grow older. Based on interviews with 62 lesbians ranging in age from 55 to 95, this very special book provides a historical account of the shared experiences... more...
- ATHENA-Verlag 2013; US$ 12.29
Alle Personen sind Gefangene ihrer Wahrheit. Die innerhalb einer Gesellschaft gültige Wahrheit ist die Grundlage gemeinsamen Handelns. Der Preis für diese Grundlage ist allerdings, dass andere mögliche Wahrheiten und somit ein Großteil der ebenfalls möglichen Interpretationen des Gegebenen einfach ausgeblendet werden. Entfällt diese gemeinsame Grundlage,... more...
- frommann-holzboog Verlag 2014; US$ 64.35
?Leiden an der Zeit? ist Teil der conditio humana: als Erleben einer negativen Gegenwart (wie im Schmerz), als Leiden an der stillstehenden Zeit (wie in psychischen Erkrankungen), als Leiden an der endenden und endgültigen Zeit (wie im Altern). Die vorliegende Arbeit leistet nicht nur eine Typologie verschiedener Formen des Leidens an der Zeit, sondern... more...