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  • Aging Education in a Global Contextby Dena Shenk; Lisa Groger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    A selection of proceedings from the 2004 Association for Gerontology in Higher Education annual conference Aging Education in a Global Context is a carefully considered set of papers based on selected proceedings from the 2004 Association for Gerontology in Higher Education annual conference. Each forward-thinking presentation provides unique perspectives... more...

  • An Aging Indiaby Phoebe S Liebig; S. Irudaya Rajan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95

    Explore Indian policy and practice on aging from a variety of perspectives! This pathbreaking collection provides something that has been missing in the literature on aging in India, especially for non-Indian audiences: studies of various aspects of aging in India combined with analyses of current policies, policy trends and recommendations. You'll... more...

  • Health Care for an Aging Societyby David Haber

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Gay Men at Midlifeby John Phd Dececco; Alan L Ellis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    “Those of us in our forties and fifties came of age in the 1960s and 1970s--a time when the available commentary on gay life was anything but supportive. Until 1973, homosexuality was a diagnosable mental illness.” --from the Introduction by Alan L. Ellis Today, that literary blindness is being remedied. Take an in-depth look into the lives of 15... more...

  • Drama Activities With Older Adultsby Anne Thurman; Carol Ann Piggins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Lead older adults in creative drama activities. This practical handbook provides step-by-step instructions for conducting over 50 introductory activities to stimulate the senses, awaken the imagination, activate body movement, encourage interaction, and stimulate verbal communication with the elderly. Written primarily for activity, recreation, and... more...

  • Assisted Livingby Benyamin Schwarz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    Learn how to make elder housing more homelike! Taking an incisive look at assisted living for the elderly, Assisted Living: Sobering Realities is an important book for the professionals who work with aging Americans and their families. This vital book provides a multidisciplinary overview of the world of assisted living for older Americans. With unique... more...

  • How to Get Families More Involved in the Nursing Homeby Tammy La Brake

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Health care providers and social workers at nursing homes may feel they have little time to design programs for the family members of their residents, yet you will learn in How to Get Families More Involved in the Nursing Home that the benefits of such programs are immense and the time investment will pay off. You learn of four family programs that... more...

  • Dementia and Aging Adults with Intellectual Disabilitiesby Matthew P. Janicki; Arthur J. Dalton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Aging Families and Use of Proverbs for Values Enrichmentby Vera R Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Those providing services to older persons must develop intervention strategies that are relevant to their clients’life experiences. Aging Families and Use of Proverbs for Values Enrichment presents administrators, practitioners, educators, researchers, and students with intervention models that acknowledge and build upon the proverbs orientation of... more...

  • Active ageingby Andrea Principi; Per H. Jensen

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 110.00

    In this topical book older people’s volunteering is studied in eight European countries at the structural, macro, meso and micro levels. Overall it highlights how different interactions between the levels facilitate or hinder older people’s inclusion in voluntary work and makes policy suggestions for an integrated strategy. more...