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- Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95
Researching the Lifecourse features methods linking time, space and mobilities and provides practitioners with practical detail in each chapter. It covers the full lifecourse and includes innovative methods and case study examples from different European and North American contexts. more...
- Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95
The book offers a critical perspective, challenging positivistic, essentialist definitions of lifestyle migration. We follow the journeys of retired working class British women as they seek, recreate and construct community in a new context. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 32.95
Supporting the current focus on living well with dementia, this book shows how to carry out Life Story Work with people with dementia in a variety of settings. Focusing on the practicalities of carrying out life story work and highlighting its benefits, this book also includes case studies which will inspire the provision of individualised care. more...
- Bernan Press 2016; US$ 109.99
Today, concerns about the financial stability of Social Security, trends in disability, health care costs, and the supply of caregivers are all driven by the coming explosion in population over the age of 65. Aging in America focuses on the economic and demographic portrait of the senior population and can provide a context for analysis of broader... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 89.99
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...
- Springer Publishing Company 1985; US$ 89.99
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...
- ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 84.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 25.99
Facing Age examines the relationship between aging and women in a culture obsessed with youthfulness. From weight gain, to wrinkles, to sagging skin, to gray hair, the book explores older women's complex and often contradictory feelings about their bodies and the physical realities of growing older. Drawing on in-depth interviews conducted over... more...