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Adulthood & Aging

  • Thriving in Retirement: Lessons from Baby Boomer Womenby Anne Coon; Judith Feuerherm

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 37.00

    In Thriving in Retirement: Lessons from Baby Boomer Women , profiles of highly diverse professional women are interwoven with information gleaned from surveys, interviews, and focus groups, thereby allowing readers to identify with individuals similar to themselves, whether through profession, education, personal concerns, or demographics. In spite... more...

  • A Hands-on Approach to Teaching about Agingby PhD Hallie Baker; PhD Tina M. Kruger; PhD Rona J. Karasik

    Springer Publishing Company 2017; US$ 44.99

    A one-of-a-kind guide to active, engaging learning strategies for aging studies Harnessing the proven benefits of active learning strategies, this is the first activity book created for a broad spectrum of courses in aging-related higher education. It features 32 classroom and community-based educational activities for instructors seeking to... more...

  • Old Git Wit and Wisdomby Richard Benson

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2017; US$ 4.99

    So you’re getting on a bit, but even if your body creaks more than it used to, you’ve still got your sense of humour. This collection of witty quotations and gems of senior sagacity will keep a spring in your step and the cobwebs at bay. more...

  • Learning and Cognition in Later Lifeby Frank Glendenning; Ian Stuart-Hamilton

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 110.00

    Originally published in 1995, within the previous decade there had been significant developments in our understanding of the learning and motivation, together with the conceptual and cognitive development, of older adults. This understanding had been enhanced by findings from longitudinal studies which were now becoming available. These findings demonstrated... more...

  • Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for Dementiaby Lauren A. Yates; Jennifer Yates; Martin Orrell; Aimee Spector; Bob Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) has made a huge global, clinical impact since its inception, and this landmark book is the first to draw all the published research together in one place. Edited by experts in the intervention, including members of the workgroup who initially developed the therapy, Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for Dementia features... more...

  • Sleep and Ageingby Kevin Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 110.00

    Sleeping patterns change with age, whether we are growing up, or growing old. While most people are prepared for the rapidly altering sleep patterns of growing children, the evidence suggests that many are unprepared for additional sleep changes in later life, either in themselves or in others. In this book, originally published in 1987, two research... more...

  • Social Values and Moral Intuitionsby Gary S. Gregg

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 52.99

    Millennials have been stereotyped as both "entitled slackers" and "the next greatest generation." This study uses depth interviews to offer a scholarly and balanced account of young adults’ values and world-views. It investigates their views on a wide range of issues, including religion, the economy, politics, gender, ethnicity, and the digital... more...

  • Personality Development Across the Lifespanby Jule Specht

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 99.95

    Personality Development across the Lifespan examines the development of personality characteristics from childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, adulthood, and old age. It provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical perspectives, methods, and empirical findings of personality and developmental psychology, also detailing insights on how... more...

  • International Handbook of Positive Agingby Rachael E. Docking; Jennifer Stock

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 225.00

    As our global demographic shifts towards an increasingly aging population, we have an opportunity to transform how we experience and think about getting older and embrace the diversity and contribution that this population can bring to society. The International Handbook of Positive Aging showcases the latest research and theory into aging, examining... more...

  • Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populationsby Janet M. Wilmoth; Merril D. Silverstein

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations offers current, multidisciplinary perspectives on social support and service provision to older Americans. The chapters trace how our understanding of social support among older adults has developed over the past 40 years and explore current gerontological research... more...