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by Marilyn Stoner
<p data-version='1.1'>This is a fun book to help seniors reignite their sexual activity or add to what is happening now. There are suggestions for implementing many new types of activities, reimagining forplay and overcoming feelings of body ...eBook
by Nicola Cooper, Kirsty Forrest & Graham Mulley
Demographic trends confirm what clinicians already know - they are spending increasing amounts of time dealing with older people. This new <i>ABC</i> provides an introduction to the new and increasing challenges of treating older patients in a ...eBook
by Rudolph, K.L.
The functionality of adult tissue stem cells from various organ systems declines during aging. This publication summarizes novel molecular mechanisms responsible for the development of aging-associated deficiencies as discussed by leading ...eBook
by Lim, Jennifer I.
<P>Addressing a major condition affecting millions worldwide, this source compiles the most practical and groundbreaking research on the etiology, assessment, and treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). With full-color illustrationseBook
by Dangour, Alan D.
Many current public health actions and policies aimed at older people revolve around the often prevailing view that failing health is a consequence of ageing. It is now clear that it is possible to postpone or even prevent much of the ...eBook
by Yashin, A.I.
Aging is a major risk factor for chronic diseases, which in turn can provide information about the aging of a biological system. This publication serves as an introduction to systems biology and its application to biological aging. Key pathways ...eBook
by Arthur F. Beringause
<P>As the number of old persons increases dramatically, information is the one thing both the young who are trying to take care of the old and the elderly who are trying to take care of themselves need to assuage concerns and solve problems thateBook
by Watson, Ronald Ross
As we age, our physiology changes. Also, we tend to place less emphasis on proper nutrition. The more elderly we grow, the less resistant we become to major diseases such as cancer and heart disease. This state of affairs renders the elderly ...eBook
by Ioannides, D.
Hair is subject to either intrinsic (i.e. physiological) aging or extrinsic (i.e. premature) aging that can be attributed to external factors. The intrinsic factors can be associated with genetic mechanisms and are subject to individual ...eBook
by Wegrzyn, Renee D.
<P>In recent years, a tremendous amount of effort has been focused on better understanding the fundamentals of Alzheimer's disease (AD) to facilitate early and accurate diagnosis and appropriately targeted therapeutic treatments. ...eBook
by Silverstein, Merril, PhD
<p>This volume examines the importance of time and place, as applied to aging families. In the first section, chapters focus on the temporal dimension of intergenerational relations using frameworks from human development, sociology, social ...eBook
Life-Course Perspectives on Late Life Health Inequalities
by Toni C. Antonucci, PhD, PhD James Jackson, PhD & PhD Harvey Sterns, PhD
<p>It is increasingly recognized that an individual's experience of old age is fundamentally influenced by their earlier life experiences. This volume of the Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics begins with an overview of the theoretical ...eBook
Emerging Perspectives on Resilience in Adulthood and Later Life
by Bert Hayslip, Jr., PhD
<p>"This collection is a timely and excellent contribution to the study of resilience and the field of gerontology."--<b>Anthropology and Aging Quarterly</b></p><p>This state-of-the science, multidisciplinary <i>Annual Review of Gerontology and ...eBook
by Jean-Marie Robine, PhD, Carol Jagger, PhD & Eileen Crimmins, PhD
<p>Developed countries and certain regions of economically emerging nations have displaying a rapidly growing population of the oldest-oldónonagenarians, centenarians, and supercentenarians. As this trend continues, we must redirect some of our ...eBook
by Toni C. Antonucci, PhD
<p>Enormous advances in our knowledge of genetic contributions to aging and disease, and in our understanding of the potential for manipulation of the aging process, have taken place during the past 20 years. This is the first volume in decades ...eBook
Subjective Aging: New Developments and Future Directions
by Manfred Diehl, PhD & Hans-Werner Wahl, PhD
<p>How do individuals perceive the experience of aging? Can this perception predict such developmental outcomes as functional health or mortality? The 35th volume of <b>ARGG</b> encompasses the most current and fruitful research findings about ...eBook
The Knowledge Base, Second Edition
by James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP
<p>Assisted living, the fastest growing residential option, burst upon the American landscape in the late 1980ís. These facilities serve persons who no longer are able to live independently and need help with the activities of daily living, but ...eBook
Expanded from 'Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine, Fifth Edition'
by David J. Stott & Gordon D. O. Lowe
<p>As improvements in living conditions and advances in modern medicine lead to increased life expectancy and the number of older adults world-wide continues to grow, so the number of older individuals with cardiac and cerebrovascular disease iseBook
by Aronow, Wilbert S.
<P>Individuals 65 years of age or older currently account for over eighty percent of all cardiovascular disease-related deaths. With advances and breakthroughs in modern medicine that are allowing people to live longer, the number of older ...eBook
by Sue E. Meiner, EdD, APRN, BC, GNP
<p>This book provides nurses with practical information on the most frequently encountered gastrointestinal disorders and problems found in the elderly ó from constipation, hemorrhoids, and diverticulosis to cancers of the GI tract. It was ...eBook