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  • Alter und Geschlechtby Heike Hartung

    transcript 2015; US$ 22.89


  • Aging with a Planby Sharona Hoffman

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 37.00

    Everyone ages, and nearly everyone will also experience having to support aging relatives. Being prepared is the best way to handle this inevitable life stage. This book addresses a breadth of topics that are relevant to aging and caring for the elderly, analyzing each thoroughly and providing up-to-date, practical advice. It can serve as a concise... 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...

  • Our Ageing Brainby André Aleman

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 19.99

    We all worry sometimes that our brains?particularly our memories?just don't work as well as they used to. In this illuminating book, internationally acclaimed Dutch neuroscientist André Aleman shows that although the decline in our mental capacities begins earlier than we think, this is not such a bad thing. In fact, older people are more resistant... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontologyby Julia Twigg; Wendy Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 225.00

    Later years are changing under the impact of demographic, social and cultural shifts. No longer confined to the sphere of social welfare, they are now studied within a wider cultural framework that encompasses new experiences and new modes of being. Drawing on influences from the arts and humanities, and deploying diverse methodologies ? visual, literary,... more...

  • Ageing, insight and wisdomby Ricca Edmondson

    Policy Press 2015; US$ 44.50

    This book focuses on older people as makers of meaning and insight, highlighting the ways older people form part of social and symbolic landscapes and the types of wisdom they can offer. more...

  • Physical Activity and Sport in Later Lifeby Emmanuelle Tulle; Cassandra Phoenix

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This volume addresses key issues such as the cultural and discursive context in which physical activity is discussed; the process of becoming physically active; the role of care settings in enabling physical activity; pleasure; gender; and place and space. 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...

  • A Time of Our Ownby Elinor Miller Greenberg; Fay W. Whitney

    Fulcrum Publishing 2008; US$ 21.95

    The very concept of retirement is changing, especially among women. Today's mature female is a pacesetter, exemplifying a unique approach to work, service, and learning. These women, age 60 and older, find themselves entering the last third of their lives in a state of relative health, optimism, and personal freedom, and are beginning to ask, "What... more...