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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95
Aging adults need to live in settings that reflect their individual capabilities. Housing Choices and Well-Being of Older Adults: Proper Fit addresses the challenge of matching the attributes of residential settings for older adults with the competence of the people who live in them. This informative and valuable book reflects the state of theory development... 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. more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 20.82
Lange zu leben und somit auch alt zu werden, finden viele Menschen erstrebenswert - wirklich alt und abhängig sein möchte dagegen niemand. So ist der Wunsch groß, die späte Lebensphase möglichst von Angst, Schmerz und Verlust freizuhalten. Doch welche Konsequenzen ergeben sich daraus für eine Gesellschaft, die stetig altert? Die Autorinnen und Autoren... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 21.97
Dieses Buch gibt einen Überblick über die psychologischen Grundlagen der Gerontologie und beleuchtet die Psychologie des Alterns aus einer Lebensspannenperspektive. Es stellt ein Kompendium der Gerontopsychologie dar und wird als Basislektüre in vielen Studien- und Ausbildungsgängen der Sozial-, Gesundheits- und Pflegewissenschaften sowie der Entwicklungspsychologie... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Combining personal experience and original research, Midlife and Aging in Gay America: Proceedings of the SAGE Conference 2000 explores the special issues of aging for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Studies examine caregiving, health care concerns, retirement plans, intergenerational romances, and lifestyle issues. In addition,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95
For the most part, often only women are considered the victims of elder abuse. However, men are also subject to this disturbing social problem. Abuse of Older Men examines the diverse aspects of this surprisingly widespread issue that includes sexual abuse, abuse by intimates, and benign neglect in the health care field, as well as effective treatment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00
Older adults caring for developmentally disabled children have special needs. Are you and your agency doing all you can to help? Grandparents as Carers of Children with Disabilities: Facing the Challenges provides the first comprehensive picture of grandparents caring for children with developmental disabilities and their related requirements. Here... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00
International experts offer insights into rehabilitative work with the depressed elderly, including examples of successful treatment models, assessment and prevention techniques, as well as other helpful methods of alleviating depression in the institutionalized elderly. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 15.00
?Things will be all right. People need to hear that. Life is good, just as it is. There isn?t anything I would change about my life.??George Dawson In this remarkable book, George Dawson, a slave?s grandson who learned to read at age 98 and lived to the age of 103, reflects on his life and shares valuable lessons in living, as well... more...