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  • 60 on Upby Lillian Rubin

    Beacon Press 2015; US$ 15.00

    Getting old sucks, says best-selling author Dr. Lillian Rubin. With refreshing candor, she digs down under the statistics about our graying population and offers a provocative and unflinching examination of all the burning issues that mark aging today. Tackling the subject over a broad swath of the population, cutting across race, class, gender,... more...

  • Ageing, Wellbeing and Climate Change in the Arcticby Päivi Naskali; Marjaana Seppänen; Shahnaj Begum

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Arctic and its unique natural resources have become objects of increasing concern. Rapid climate change and ageing of the population are transforming the living conditions in the region. This translates into an urgent need for information that will contribute to a better understanding of these issues. Ageing, Wellbeing and Climate Change in... more...

  • Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's Diseaseby Elizabeth T Hall; Harold G Koenig

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 27.95

    Clarify your thinking on an issue that can tear families apart! Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer?s Disease: A Christian Perspective is the touching story of a woman?s daily struggles as a caregiver to her mother who suffers from Alzheimer?s disease. You?ll learn how God?s presence in her life has helped her. You will also find practical day-to-day... more...

  • The Lioness in Winterby Ann Burack-Weiss

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    When she started working with the aged more than forty years ago, Ann Burack-Weiss began packing away the knowledge and skills she thought would help when she became older herself. It was not until she hit her mid-seventies that she realized she had packed sneakers to climb Mount Everest, not anticipating the crevices and chasms that constitute the... more...

  • Our Ageing Brainby André Aleman

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 19.99

    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 than we think, this is not such a bad thing. In fact, older people are more resistant... more...

  • Transnational Agingby Vincent Horn; Cornelia Schweppe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book focuses on the diverse interrelationships between aging and transnationality. It argues that the lives of older people are increasingly entangled in transnational contexts on the social as well as the cultural, economic and political levels. Within these contexts, older people both actively contribute to and are affected by border-crossing... more...

  • Physical Activity and Sport in Later Lifeby Emmanuelle Tulle; Cassandra Phoenix

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This volume addresses key issues such as the cultural and discursive context in which physical activity is discussed; the process of becoming physically active; the role of care settings in enabling physical activity; pleasure; gender; and place and space. more...

  • Alter(n) neu denkenby Andrea von Hülsen-Esch

    transcript 2015; Not Available

    Mit welchen Konzepten kann eine Gesellschaft der allmählichen Überalterung begegnen? In diesem Band bieten verschiedene Disziplinen Anregungen für einen veränderten Umgang mit dem Alter(n) und die Überwindung von Stereotypen: Die Beiträge reflektieren literarische Altersbilder und Vorstellungen des Alter(n)s, entwerfen eine ethisch fundierte Alter(n)skultur,... more...

  • Handbook of the Biology of Agingby Matt Kaeberlein; George Martin

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95

    Handbook of the Biology of Aging, Eighth Edition, provides readers with an update on the rapid progress in the research of aging. It is a comprehensive synthesis and review of the latest and most important advances and themes in modern biogerontology, and focuses on the trend of ?big data? approaches in the biological sciences, presenting new strategies... more...

  • Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciencesby Linda George; Kenneth Ferraro

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95

    Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, Eighth Edition, presents the extraordinary growth of research on aging individuals, populations, and the dynamic culmination of the life course, providing a comprehensive synthesis and review of the latest research findings in the social sciences of aging. As the complexities of population dynamics,... more...