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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 68.95
A tribute and guide to M. Powell Lawton's groundbreaking work! Dr. M. Powell Lawton, who died in January 2001, was arguably the most significant thinker, researcher, and practitioner in environment-behavior studies within the field of gerontology. The authors of Physical Environments and Aging represent three generations of internationally recognized... more...
- Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 17.99
When her husband?s ill health forces them to move into an assisted living facility, Anne Wyatt-Brown suddenly finds herself surrounded by elderly residents,manyof them sick or disabled. In this lively and provocative collection, other distinguished gerontologists reflect on Anne?s movingaccount of her transitionfrom an isolated caregiver at home to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
This book examines the transformations in home lives arising in later life and resulting from global migrations. It provides insight into the ways in which contemporary demographic processes of aging and migration shape the meaning, experience and making of home for those in older age. Chapters explore how home is negotiated in relation to possibilities... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 131.00
The people who make up the rapidly growing population of Americans over age 65 are changing, and as a result, our nation will change. This shift presents new issues, controversies, and challenges that affect health, wellness, welfare, retirement, politics, and economics. This two-volume work examines where we are and where we are headed, paying careful... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 16.99
In Encore Adulthood , Phyllis Moen presents the realities of the "encore" life stage - the years between traditional careers and childraising and old age. Drawing on large-scale data sets and interviews with Boomers, HR personnel, and policymakers, this book illuminates the challenges that Boomers encounter as they transition from traditional careers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
During the 1990s, Europe became the first continent with a 'mature society', where people aged 60 years and older outnumber children and as this trend continues, the resulting 'ageing societies' will differ from previous societies in their make-up, in their needs, and in their resource allocation. Population ageing poses an even greater challenge to... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2016; US$ 24.95
Of the 15,000 nursing homes in the United States, how many are places you?d want to visit, much less live in? Now that people are living longer and more of the population are elderly, this question is more important than ever, particularly for people with disabilities. We must transform long-term care into an experience we and our loved ones can... more...
- Policy Press 2016; US$ 16.00
This controversial book argues that concepts such as ?successful? and ?active? ageing are potentially dangerous paradigms that reflect and exacerbate inequalities in older populations. Essential reading for anyone seeking to make sense of social constructions of ageing in contemporary societies. more...