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Gerontology

  • Baby Boomers of Colorby Melvin Delgado

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Because researchers often treat baby boomers of color as belonging to one group, quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking, leading to insufficiently designed programs, policies, and services. The absence of data is a testament to the invisibility of baby boomers of color in society and deeply affects the practice... more...

  • Sozialrechtliche Folgen von Trennung und Scheidungby Wolfgang Conradis

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 41.60

    Sozialrecht und Familienrecht sind eng miteinander verwoben ? leider aber nicht immer aufeinander abgestimmt. Mit der Eheschließung entstehen viele sozialrechtliche Ansprüche, z.B. die Familienversicherung in der gesetzlichen Krankenversicherung oder die Witwen- bzw. Witwerrente. Kommt es zu einer Trennung, stellen sich in fast jedem Scheidungsverfahren... more...

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 35, 2015by Manfred Diehl; Hans-Werner Wahl

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 125.00

    How do individuals perceive the experience of aging? Can this perception predict such developmental outcomes as functional health or mortality? The 35th volume of ARGG encompasses the most current and fruitful research findings about the subjective experience of aging and describes how they fit within a theoretical framework. It reflects a new and... more...

  • The New Neighborhood Senior Centerby Joyce Weil

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    In 2011, seven thousand American ?baby boomers? (those born between 1946 and 1964) turned sixty-five daily. As this largest U.S. generation ages, cities, municipalities, and governments at every level must grapple with the allocation of resources and funding for maintaining the quality of life, health, and standard of living for an aging population. ... more...

  • Dinge in Bewegung - zum Rollenwandel materieller Objekteby Anamaria Depner

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 46.00

    Warum bauen Menschen zu Dingen eine Beziehung auf? Einen Beitrag zur Klärung dieser Frage bietet Anamaria Depners ethnologische Betrachtung des Umzugsprozesses ins Altenheim. Hierbei überrascht der Umgang mit den eigenen Sachen - nicht zuletzt, weil er mitunter destruktiv ist. Die Analyse der Beobachtungen zum situativen Bedeutungswechsel der Dinge... more...

  • Psychologische Grundlagen der Gerontologieby Mike Martin; Matthias Kliegel; Clemens Tesch-Römer; Hans-Werner Wahl; Siegfried Weyerer; Susanne Zank

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 22.70

    Dieses Buch gibt einen Überblick über die psychologischen Grundlagen der Gerontologie und beleuchtet die Psychologie des Alterns aus einer Lebensspannenperspektive. Es stellt ein Kompendium der Gerontopsychologie dar und wird als Basislektüre in vielen Studien- und Ausbildungsgängen der Sozial-, Gesundheits- und Pflegewissenschaften sowie der Entwicklungspsychologie... more...

  • The Elderly Uncooperative Patientby T.L. Brink

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.00

    An invaluable resource for the mental health professional who must deal with the uncooperative and difficult elderly patient. more...

  • 101+ Careers in Gerontologyby C. Joanne Grabinski; Kelly Niles-Yokum

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 30.00

    Describes a wealth of diverse employment opportunities in gerontology and how to land them. How do you know if a career in gerontology is right for you? What opportunities exist in the field? Completely updated to reflect significant changes to policy and management of resources, the second edition of 101 Careers in Gerontology provides a wealth of... more...

  • Labors of Loveby Jason Rodriquez

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    Every day for the next twenty years, more than 10,000 people in the United States will turn 65. With life expectancies increasing as well, many of these Americans will eventually require round-the-clock attention?and we have only begun to prepare for the challenge of caring for them. In  Labors of Love , Jason Rodriquez examines the world of the fast-growing... more...

  • Aging in Rural Placesby Kristina Hash; Elaine Jurkowski; John Krout

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00

    Research documents that rural elders are poorer, live in less adequate housing, and have far fewer health and service options available to them than their urban counterparts, yet there is a critical lack of current and detailed information on the problems facing rural elders and on the professional practices that serve this population. This text fills... more...