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- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 75.00
"[This book] has been honed into an elegant compendium. This outstanding work should be widely read -- it is perhaps the best example of an integrative approach to gerontology." Score: 94, 4 stars --Doody's. This sixth edition of a classic multidisciplinary text for students of gerontology continues to offer practical, reader-friendly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
This book fosters a deeper understanding of the growing Latino elderly population and the implications on society. It examines post-WWII demographic and social changes and summarizes research from sociology, psychology, economics, and public health to shed light on the economic, physical, and mental well-being of older Latinos. The political and cultural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
The untold history of lesbian life from those who have lived it! Lives of Lesbian Elders: Looking Back, Looking Forward illuminates the hopes, fears, issues, and concerns of gay women as they grow older. Based on interviews with 62 lesbians ranging in age from 55 to 95, this very special book provides a historical account of the shared experiences... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
The demographic phenomena of increased life expectancy, increasing global population of older adults, and a larger number of older people as a proportion of the total population in nations throughout the world will affect our lives and the life of each person we know. The changes will result in challenges and benefits for societies and people of all... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99
This collection of original articles sits at the intersection of two interdisciplinary fields: media studies and aging studies. Drawing on both scholarly literatures, we explore the reciprocal influences of aging and mediation in the realms of music, television, celebrity, fandom, social media, film, and advertising/marketing, among others. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95
Get a fresh perspective on how older women adapt to life without a spouse! Widows and Divorcees in Later Life: On Their Own Again examines new perspectives on the problems older women face adjusting to life without a spouse. The book examines the transition from the togetherness of marriage to the solitude of being suddenly single, exploring how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00
This special volume is devoted to the synthesis and review of theoretical and conceptual approaches associated with familial and non-familial connections across the life span. An important book as society ?returns to the family,? it compares and contrasts different disciplinary perspectives associated with intergenerational relationships. Because intergenerational... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95
The ?Feeling Great!? Wellness Program is an inspirational book describing a successful health care program for older adults. Created for people who desire a richer life, ?Feeling Great!? is a program of everyday miracles--the regaining of body strength and movement and the expanding of physical abilities. Participants learn to improve their physical,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book explores the connections between sound and memory across all electronic media, with a particular focus on radio. Street explores our capacity to remember through sound and how we can help ourselves preserve a sense of self through the continuity of memory. In so doing, he analyzes how the brain is triggered by the memory of programs, songs,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
Explore new frontiers in Alzheimer's support systems! When Congress authorized the Alzheimer's Disease Demonstration Grants to States program in 1990, no one knew how effective the program would prove to be. A New Look at Community-Based Respite Programs provides you with results of the first major evaluation of ADDGS programs. Across the country,... more...