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Gerontology

  • Robert N. Butler, MDby Andy Achenbaum

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 39.99

    Robert Neil Butler (1927?2010) was a scholar, psychiatrist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who revolutionized the way the world thinks about aging. One of the first psychiatrists to engage with older men and women outside of institutional settings, Butler coined the term ?ageism? to draw attention to discrimination against older adults and spent... more...

  • Crossing Frontiersby W. Andrew Achenbaum

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 36.00

    This is the first book-length study of the history of gerontology. It shows how old age became a 'problem' worth investigating and how a mulitidisciplinary orientation took shape. more...

  • Issues in Global Agingby Frederick L Ahearn Jr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Gain a new perspective on the international implications of our aging population! This comprehensive book examines a broad array of international concerns in gerontology. Issues in Global Aging addresses the implications of the rapid growth in elderly populations in both the Third World and industrialized nations including the US, Israel, Pakistan,... more...

  • Agingby Lewis R. Aiken

    SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 126.00

    In this interdisciplinary text, Lewis R Aiken examines the elements that influence people in the later stages of life. Beginning with an historical overview of gerontology, the author discusses both pragmatic and philosophical concerns within the field. Factors impacting the process and results of ageing are carefully outlined and address such areas... more...

  • Public Health and Agingby MSPH MSc PhD Steven M. Albert; PhD Vicki A. Freedman

    Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 84.99

    Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! "The new edition has the balance of breadth and depth and should appeal to practitioners, academics and students alike. The second edition of Public Health and Aging is a must-read book in the developing field of public health and aging." --American Public Health Association "[This] book provides an understanding... more...

  • Health, Illness, and Optimal Agingby Carolyn M. Aldwin; Diane F. Gilmer

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 78.00

    In Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging: Biological and Psychosocial Perspectives , Carolyn M. Aldwin and Diane F. Gilmer undertake the challenging task of assembling an objective and holistic picture of human aging. The authors provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary coverage of the physical aspects of aging, including age-related changes and disease-related... more...

  • Our Ageing Brainby Andre Aleman; Annette Mills

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2014; US$ 19.99

    An international bestseller delivering good news on brain function and ageing 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... more...

  • Therapeutic Interventions with Ethnic Eldersby Sara Aleman; Tanya Fitzpatrick; Thanh V Tran; Elizabeth Gonzalez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Provide effective services to ethnic elders with culturally competent training! Therapeutic Interventions with Ethnic Elders: Health and Social Issues provides culture-specific information to health and social work professionals. You will explore distinctive qualities that are found in ten different ethnic groups to help you better serve these populations.... more...

  • Enhanced Digital Licensing Exam Review Gby IP NHA MSPH PhD James E. Allen

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 59.99

    This digital offering reflects the revised and updated study guide based on the same format as the actual exam and provides an easy-to-use, effective way to review essential concepts and practice test-taking skills. Toggling between the revised sixth edition of Nursing Home Administration and the test questions, the reader will learn correct and... more...

  • The Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administration, Seventh Editionby IP NHA MSPH PhD James E. Allen

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 64.99

    Sixth Edition A Doody?s Core Title! This is an excellent tool for anyone preparing to take the national licensing exam or a current licensed administrator needing a good review.? Score: 93, 4 Stars -- Doody?s Medical Reviews for the Sixth Edition The seventh edition... more...