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Gerontology

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  • 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...

  • Ageing in Asiaby Roger Goodman; Sarah Harper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    The volume takes four key themes related to ageing ? the experience of old age; intergenerational relations; economics of and social policy for ageing; longevity and the culture of ageing - and examines how these issues are emerging in different regions of Asia, specifically, the former Soviet Union, South Asia, China, Japan and South-East Asia. In... 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...

  • Aging in a Changing Societyby James Thorson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95

    The field of gerontology, the study of aging, has emerged as an area of increasing importance. This book is an introduction to the multidisciplinary field of gerontology. The text, with its friendly narrative style, assumes no prior knowledge of gerontology, sociology, or psychology. more...

  • Aging into the 21st Centuryby Rachelle A. Dorfman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.00

    Aging Into the 21st Century draws on developmental theory and gerontological research to provide a framework for the creation of 'value-friendly' long-term care settings and for psychotherapy with the elderly. more...

  • Age Mattersby Toni M. Calasanti; Kathleen F. Slevin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    This volume of original chapters is designed to bring attention to a neglected area of feminist scholarship - aging. After several decades of feminist studies we are now well informed of the complex ways that gender shapes the lives of women and men. Similarly, we know more about how gendered power relations interface with race and ethnicity, class... 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...

  • Drama Activities With Older Adultsby Anne Thurman; Carol Ann Piggins

    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...