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Gerontology

  • 100 Plusby Sonia Arrison

    Basic Books 2011; US$ 16.99

    Humanity is on the cusp of an exciting longevity revolution. The first person to live to 150 years has probably already been born.   What will your life look like when you live to be over 100? Will you be healthy? Will your marriage need a sunset clause? How long will you have to work? Will you finish one career at sixty-five only to go back to... more...

  • 100 Simple Secrets of the Best Half of Lifeby PhD David Niven

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    Practical advice on how to thrive in the second half of your life, based on scientific studies. The sixth book in the bestselling 100 Simple Secrets series. What do people who relish the second half of their lives do differently than those who dread getting older? Sociologists, therapists and psychiatrists have spent entire careers investigating... more...

  • 101 Careers in Gerontologyby C. Joanne Grabinski

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 25.00

    This book is a ?career guide? that will help readers explore job paths and positions that are established, emerging, and potential in the world of professional gerontology. The book intertwines career position profiles with interviews with individuals who currently hold some of the positions. 68 profiles cover 100 different career positions and the... more...

  • ABUSE OF OLDER MENby Jordan I. Kosberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    For the most part, often only women are considered the victims of elder abuse. However, men are also subject to this disturbing social problem. Abuse of Older Men examines the diverse aspects of this surprisingly widespread issue that includes sexual abuse, abuse by intimates, and benign neglect in the health care field, as well as effective treatment... more...

  • AGEING IN ASIAby Roger Goodman; Sarah Harper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    The volume takes four key themes related to ageing and examines how these issues are emerging in different regions of Asia, specifically, the former Soviet Union, South Asia, China, Japan and South-East Asia. more...

  • Active Ageing in the European Unionby Kate A. Hamblin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    This book explores the adoption of 'active ageing' policies by EU15 nations and the impact on older peoples' work and retirement policy options. Policies examined include unemployment benefits, active labour market policies, partial pension receipt, pension principles, early retirement and incentives for deferral. more...

  • The Activity Year Bookby Anni Bowden; Nancy Lewthwaite

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 49.95

    For care staff looking after older people, coming up with ideas for activities to keep their residents engaged and stimulated can be challenging. The Activity Year Book solves this problem, offering week by week themed activities. It has activities relating to every important date in the calendar, encouraging discussion around these events. more...

  • Adult Day Careby Lenore A Tate; Cynthia M Brennan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Intended for long-term care providers, consumers, and gerontology students, this valuable new guidebook and manual encourages the promotion and enhancement of adult day care as an essential link in long-term care. To further meet the increasing needs for adult day care, this new book provides information regarding the history, definition, and concept... more...

  • Advances in the Economics of Agingby David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    This volume presents innovative research on issues of importance to the well-being of older persons: labor market behavior, health care, housing and living arrangements, and saving and wealth. Specific topics include the effect of labor market rigidities on the employment of older workers; the effect on retirement of the availability of continuation... more...

  • Advancing Gerontological Social Work Educationby Joanna Mellor; Joann Ivry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Advancing Gerontological Social Work Education will help you develop courses that effectively prepare social work students and practitioners to work with the ever-increasing older population. It clearly presents the rationale for geriatric/gerontological preparation and defines the current status of geriatric/gerontological education. With fascinating... more...