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Gerontology

  • Ageing in SubSaharan Africaby Jaco Hoffman; Katrien Pype

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95

    Indepth ethnographic analysis provides the panAfrican evidence and analysis needed to move forward debates about who and how to address the long term care needs of older people in SubSaharan Africa. more...

  • Ageing and globalisationby Martin Hyde; Paul Higgs

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    This book provides, for the first time, an accessible overview of how population ageing and globalisation two of the most radical social transformations that have occurred interact. more...

  • Reconstructing retirementby David Lain

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    This assessment of the prospects for work and retirement at age 65plus in the UK and US is essential reading for researchers, students and practitioners interested in the late careers and the future of retirement. more...

  • Baby boomersby Naomi Woodspring

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95

    This groundbreaking study of the baby boomer generation reflects the intersection of time, ageing, body and identity to give a nuanced and enlightened understanding of the ageing process. more...

  • Advancing Conversationsby Douglas Lain; Aubrey de Grey

    John Hunt Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99

    A line of interview books documenting conversations with artists, authors, philosophers, economists, scientists, and activists whose works are aimed at the future and at progress. The biogerontologist Aubrey de Grey is the world's pre-eminent longevity advocate. De Grey is the founder of the SENS Research Foundation, an organization developing... more...

  • Handbook of Theories of Agingby PhD Dr. Vern L. Bengtson; PhD Dr. Jr Richard Settersten

    Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 109.99

    This state-of-the-art handbook will keep researchers and practitioners in gerontology abreast of the newest theories and models of aging. With virtually all new contributors and content, this edition contains 35 chapters by the most highly respected luminaries in the field. It addresses theories and concepts built on cumulative knowledge in four disciplinary... more...

  • Old, Female, and Ruralby B Jan Mcculloch

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 22.95

    In reading Old, Female, and Rural, you?ll discover just that--the reality concerning the daily living situations of the nation?s older female populations in rural places. This scholarly collection will help you and others dispel the romantic frontier myths of the stoic, tenacious, and independent rural woman. Instead, you?ll find real direction for... more...

  • The Penelope Projectby Anne Basting; Maureen Towey; Ellie Rose

    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...

  • Ethics and Values in Long Term Health Careby Patricia Villani

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    Here is an overview of many of the ethical challenges facing health care practitioners today. Health providers striving for the appropriate balance between human rights and values and the objectives within their professions confront many ethical dilemmas. This helpful book explores such dilemmas from practical and philosophical perspectives and helps... more...

  • Improving Medication Management in Home Careby Dennee Frey

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 58.95

    Help stop the widespread problem of medication errors among the elderly The problem of medication errors among the elderly is widespread. Improving Medication Management in Home Care: Issues and Solutions tackles this tough issue by closely examining the challenges faced in preventing medication errors in home and community care program settings... more...