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Gerontology

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  • 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...

  • Lives of Lesbian Eldersby J Dianne Garner; D. Merilee Clunis; Pat A. Freeman; Nancy M. Nystrom; Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen

    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...

  • Living with Alzheimer'sby Renée L. Beard

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 25.50

    News of Alzheimer?s disease is constantly in the headlines. Every day we hear heart-wrenching stories of people caring for a loved one who has become a shell of their former self, of projections about rising incidence rates, and of cures that are just around the corner. However, we don't see or hear from the people who actually have the disease. In... more...

  • Making Aging in Place Workby Leon A. Pastalan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    Making Aging in Place Work will help social workers and family members of elderly individuals improve the quality of life for loved ones by enabling the aging to stay in their current living arrangement for as long as possible. Addressing issues ranging from home modification to treatment of depression, this book will help you identify the needs of... 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...

  • Methoden der Alter(n)sforschungby Andrea von Hülsen-Esch; Miriam Seidler; Christian Tagsold

    transcript 2014; US$ 29.19

    In der Alter(n)sforschung ist nicht zuletzt vor dem Hintergrund der demographischen Entwicklung ein Anstieg der Forschungsbeiträge und ein breites Spektrum an Forschungsansätzen zu beobachten. Dabei tritt in den jüngsten disziplinübergreifenden Publikationen die Annahme hervor, dass die gesellschaftlichen Probleme von Seiten der Wissenschaft am besten... more...

  • A New Look at Community-Based Respite Programsby Rhonda J.V. Montgomery

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    Explore new frontiers in Alzheimer's support systems! When Congress authorized the Alzheimer's Disease Demonstration Grants to States program in 1990, no one knew how effective the program would prove to be. A New Look at Community-Based Respite Programs provides you with results of the first major evaluation of ADDGS programs. Across the country,... more...

  • The New Senior Womanby Barbara M. Fleisher; Thelma Reese; Dick Goldberg

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 20.99

    Rather than focus exclusively on preparing for retirement, this book offers the firsthand accounts of women of retirement age, the real obstacles and changes they face, and how they successfully navigate their retirement years. more...

  • Older Men's Livesby Jr. Edward H. Thompson

    SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 64.00

    In this multidisciplinary portrait of men and their concerns in later life, the contributors use both a life course and gendered perspective to point out that the image and self-image of men are continually reconstructed throughout the life cycle. Issues examined include: the position of older men in society and the changes wrought in their status... more...

  • Older people as voters, citizens and changemakersby Stephen Burke

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00

    This e-book of Quality in Ageing and Older Adults takes the opportunity to consider the impact of the coalition government since 2010 on and for older people. It looks forward to the next government, whatever shape it takes, and what that government needs to do to improve life for older people and prepare for an ageing population in the UK. more...