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  • Time Fries!by Fay Jacobs

    Bywater Books 2015; US$ 9.99

    A smart, funny, and poignant look at where we've been, where we're going, and how we live our lives. more...

  • Die Laughingby William Novak

    Touchstone 2016; US$ 10.99

    From the co-creator of the celebrated Big Book of Jewish Humor comes a laugh-out-loud collection of jokes about growing older that makes fun of memory loss, marriages, medicine, sex, the afterlife, and much more, making this the perfect gift for almost anyone who was born before you were. Growing older can be unsettling and surprising. (How on earth... more...

  • Sucht im Alterby Sebastian Niekrens

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 15.05

    Die Themen der Sucht und des Alter(n)s sind in unserer heutigen, nach Jugend und Gesundheit strebenden Gesellschaft weitgehend tabuisiert. Dennoch leben wir in einer alternden Bevölkerungsstruktur, in der der Umgang mit Suchtmitteln häufig früh erlernt und als Hilfsmittel zur Befindlichkeitsregulierung eingesetzt wird. Die vorliegende Arbeit beschäftigt... more...

  • Bürgerschaftliches Engagement älterer Menschen im Stadtteilby Elisabeth Heite

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 15.05

    Im Zeichen der demografischen Entwicklung gewinnt bürgerliches Engagement, ins-besondere auch älterer Menschen, an Bedeutung. Angesichts sich abzeichnender Herausforderungen sind ihre Potentiale und Zeitressourcen gefragt. Sie erfreuen sich einer besseren Gesundheit, verfügen über eine höhere formale Bildung und mehr zu erwartende Lebensjahre als Generationen... more...

  • Cuando el carácter se vuelve difícil con la edadby Claudine Badej-Rodríguez; Rietje Vonk

    De Vecchi Ediciones 2016; US$ 2.99

    A veces, el momento de lajubilación y el envejecimiento de nuestros padres provoca que estos se abandonen, se encierren en sí mismos o se muestren agresivos. ¿Cómo acompañarlos con calma en esta etapa, cuando se reconsidera el papel de cada uno en la familia? ¿Cómo encontrar el equilibrio adecuado, sin sacrificios inútiles ni culpabilidad excesiva?... more...

  • Teaching, Making a Differenceby Steve Sonntag

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 20.00

    Teachers may retire from their schools, but they never retire from teaching. Teaching, Making a Difference includes two goals. The first is to give guidance to teachers contemplating retirement while helping them to maintain realistic standards for their students. The second goal is to present a multitude of options for just-retired teachers... more...

  • Learning to Let Goby Penelope Wilcock

    Lion Hudson 2013; US$ 9.05

    Sooner or later many of us will have to 'go into care'. How do we, and those who are involved in our care, make wise choices? This book is written both for those preparing to enter residential care and for those (professionals, volunteers, pastors, family members and friends) who can offer support to ease the struggle of transition. more...

  • Who Will Take Care of Me When I'm Old?by Joy Loverde

    Da Capo Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    Everything you need to know to plan for your own safe, financially secure, healthy, and happy old age For those who have no support system in place, the thought of aging without help can be a frightening, isolating prospect. Whether you have friends and family ready and able to help you or not, growing old does not have to be an inevitable decline... more...

  • AARP Meditations for Caregiversby Barry J. Jacobs; Julia L. Mayer

    Da Capo Press 2016; US$ 20.00

    Family caregiving has its challenges: emotional overload, time constraints, anxiety, burnout, missed work, adult sibling conflicts, and marital issues. AARP Meditations for Caregivers blends emotional and spiritual motivation to minimize the strains while helping caregivers view their work as a mission from the heart. Chapters are organized by theme,... more...

  • A Long Bright Futureby Laura Carstensen

    PublicAffairs 2011; US$ 24.00

    The twentieth century bequeathed us a fabulous gift: thirty more years of life on average. Supersized life spans are going to radically alter society, and present an unprecedented opportunity to change our approach not only to old age but to all of life's stages. The ramifications are just beginning to dawn on us.... yet in the meantime, we keep thinking... more...