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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95
As the baby boom generation ages, there are few ethnographies that capture the dynamics of aging. This new book is based on years of participant observation in "the Sands," a beautiful ocean community of well-off individuals and couples seeking the easy life. Yet the community members contend with deep uncertainties about health as they learn to face... more...
- Policy Press 2016; US$ 25.00
This compact, focused guide is perfect for students and others new to the field of gerontology. Features include further reading for each chapter, a glossary of key terms, and tables that provide easy reference points. more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99
Un témoignage émouvant sur la protection des aînés, qui doit devenir une préoccupation majeure dans notre société vieillissante. À l'horizon 2050, les plus de 75 ans représenteront 12 millions de personnes et un tiers de la population française aura plus de 60 ans. Autant de personnes vulnérables dont certaines, placées en situation de faiblesse... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2016; US$ 64.99
The first graduate text to address health literacy in the aging population Low health literacy is a critical issue among adults, with over one-third found to have difficulty understanding such basic information as that found on prescription bottles. This is the first graduate textbook to address key health literacy issues as they affect the... 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...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99
La gérontologie est la science du vieillissement. Son objet est l'étude des modalités et des causes des modifications que l'âge imprime au fonctionnement des êtres vivants, sur tous les plans (biologique, psychologique et social) et à tous les niveaux de complexité (molécule, cellule, organe, ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 195.00
University-Linked Retirement Communities focuses on the special attributes of a retirement community designed as an integral part of a university. It discusses the theoretical and practical aspects of such a retirement community, which provides a rich and varied context for older people to be exposed to new ideas and learning opportunities for personal... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 18.00
A moving collection of essays on aging and happiness Drawing on more than six decades' worth of lessons from his storied career as a writer and professor, Willard Spiegelman reflects with candid humor and sophistication on growing old. Senior Moments is a series of discrete essays that, when taken together, constitute the life of a man who, despite... more...