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Gerontology

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  • Aging With a Plan: How a Little Thought Today Can Vastly Improve Your Tomorrowby Sharona Hoffman

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 37.00

    Everyone ages, and nearly everyone will also experience having to support aging relatives. Being prepared is the best way to handle this inevitable life stage. This book addresses a breadth of topics that are relevant to aging and caring for the elderly, analyzing each thoroughly and providing up-to-date, practical advice. It can serve as a concise... more...

  • Aging in America [3 volumes]by John Cavanaugh; Christine Cavanaugh

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 203.00

    Aging in America will help us plan for the future and meet the needs of what has already become an 11-fold increase in the number of U.S. residents 65 or older. Organized around three broad themes related to aging—psychological issues, mental and physical health, and social issues—with a volume devoted to each, this unique set rallies respected... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontologyby Julia Twigg; Wendy Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 214.00

    Later years are changing under the impact of demographic, social and cultural shifts. No longer confined to the sphere of social welfare, they are now studied within a wider cultural framework that encompasses new experiences and new modes of being. Drawing on influences from the arts and humanities, and deploying diverse methodologies – visual, literary,... more...

  • Ageing, insight and wisdomby Ricca Edmondson

    Policy Press 2015; US$ 44.50

    This book focuses on older people as makers of meaning and insight, highlighting the ways older people form part of social and symbolic landscapes and the types of wisdom they can offer. more...

  • Advanced Australiaby Mark Butler

    Melbourne University Publishing 2015; Not Available

    Advanced Australia explores the politics of ageing in Australia. The addition of 25 years to average life expectancy in Australia over the past century is a monumental achievement, but many commentators are greeting the prospect of Australians living longer with horror. The ageing of Australia's baby boomers will sharpen this debate, both because... more...

  • Living with Alzheimer'sby Renée L. Beard

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 30.00

    News of Alzheimer’s disease is constantly in the headlines. Every day we hear heart-wrenching stories of people caring for a loved one who has become a shell of their former self, of projections about rising incidence rates, and of cures that are just around the corner. However, we don't see or hear from the people who actually have the disease. In... more...

  • Physical Environments and Agingby Paul Windley; Rick Scheidt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 68.95

    A tribute and guide to M. Powell Lawton's groundbreaking work! Dr. M. Powell Lawton, who died in January 2001, was arguably the most significant thinker, researcher, and practitioner in environment-behavior studies within the field of gerontology. The authors of Physical Environments and Aging represent three generations of internationally recognized... more...

  • Transnational Migration and Home in Older Ageby Katie Walsh; Lena Näre

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the transformations in home lives arising in later life and resulting from global migrations. It provides insight into the ways in which contemporary demographic processes of aging and migration shape the meaning, experience and making of home for those in older age. Chapters explore how home is negotiated in relation to possibilities... more...

  • Gerontology: Changes, Challenges, and Solutions [2 volumes]by Madonna Harrington Meyer; Elizabeth Daniele

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 131.00

    The people who make up the rapidly growing population of Americans over age 65 are changing, and as a result, our nation will change. This shift presents new issues, controversies, and challenges that affect health, wellness, welfare, retirement, politics, and economics. This two-volume work examines where we are and where we are headed, paying careful... more...

  • Encore Adulthoodby Phyllis Moen

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 16.99

    In Encore Adulthood , Phyllis Moen presents the realities of the "encore" life stage - the years between traditional careers and childraising and old age. Drawing on large-scale data sets and interviews with Boomers, HR personnel, and policymakers, this book illuminates the challenges that Boomers encounter as they transition from traditional careers... more...