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- Temple University Press 2015; US$ 27.95
As the Baby Boomer generation ages, the number of senior citizens as a proportion of the overall electorate is going to reach record numbers. This fact prompted Brittany Bramlett to ask: When senior citizens make up a large proportion of the local population, are they politically more powerful, or are they perhaps more powerless? In Senior... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99
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...
- 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...
- 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$ 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...