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Gerontology

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  • Gefangene ihrer Wahrheitby Hans J Wilhelm

    ATHENA-Verlag 2013; US$ 13.49

    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...

  • The Aging Networksby Kelly Niles-Yokum; Donna Wagner

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 65.00

    Praise for the Seventh Edition:. "Drs. Niles-Yokum and Wagner have written a comprehensive and accessible overview of aging services in the United States, from the evolution of a formal aging network through the older Americans Act to innovative new programs aimed at disaster preparedness, lifelong learning, and spiritual growth should be required... more...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 18.99

    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. The authors provide women with real and specific advice to handle the myriad issues that arise as women face longer and... more...

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 22 (2002)by Stephen Crystal; Dennis Shea

    Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 90.00

    Leading scholars focus on the economics of aging, with a particular emphasis on the economic future of the baby boom generation. Key themes include the influence of early advantages on later-life economic outcomes (the cumulative advantage/cumulative disadvantage hypothesis); the relationship between inequalities in economic status and inequalities... more...

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics 5, 1985by M. Powell Lawton; George Maddox

    Springer Publishing Company 1985; US$ 90.00

    Now entering its second decade of publication, this landmark series draws together and critically reviews all the existing research in specific areas of nursing practice, nursing care delivery, nursing education, and the profession of nursing. more...

  • The Social Networks of Older Peopleby Howard Litwin

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 125.00

    This edited volume examines the social networks of older people in nine countries from a range of perspectives in order to determine the potential of informal support structures to deliver the bulk of care in today's society. Researchers from the United States, Canada, England and Wales, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, and Israel... more...

  • Health Aspects of Agingby Gari Lesnoff-Caravaglia

    Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 36.95

    This second edition of Health Aspects of Aging serves to broaden the perspectives of societal change due to increases in life expectancy, as well as the effects of age-related changes as they impinge upon the provision of health care for older persons. The growing presence of a large number of persons aged 65 and older worldwide has propelled a re-evaluation... more...

  • Expressive Arts for the Very Disabled and Handicapped for All Agesby Jane Cohen; Marilyn Wannamaker

    Charles C Thomas 1996; US$ 54.95

    This new and expanded edition presents a compilation of material based on real-life experiences with disabled and handicapped people in the development of art and craft therapy at its simplest level. The book is unique in that the ideas presented are not only intended to hold the interest of children and adults but also to meet the needs of professionals... more...

  • Beyond Sixty-Fiveby Carole Haber

    Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 27.00

    This book investigates the changing roles and perceptions of old age in nineteenth-century America. more...

  • The Gift of Generationsby Akiko Hashimoto

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 29.00

    A comparative study of aging and the social contract in Japan and the United States. more...