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Critical Gerontology Comes of Age

Advances in Research and Theory for a New Century

by Chris Wellin

<p><em>Critical Gerontology Comes of Age</em> reflects on how baby boomers, caretakers, and health professionals are perceiving and adapting to historical, social, political, and cultural changes that call into question prior assumptions about ...

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Depression in Later Life

An Essential Guide

by Deborah Serani, PsyD, Professor at Adelphi University and author of Living with Depression

<p>The geriatric population, defined as men and women 65 years and older, is the fastest growing population in the world. While gerontology, the study of the aging process in human beings, has brought insights about the physical, emotional, and ...

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Dutch Treat, Senior Dating and Other Stories

by mary ann fuller young

<p>This short book is a collection of ecletic stories about connection and love, where and how to find it.  Above all, the tone is optimistic.</p> <p>Author Fuller Young investigates dating sites and treats the reader to a sexy, unpredictable ...

ISBN: 9780692695142

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Ethnicity and the Dementias

by Gwen Yeo, Linda A. Gerdner & Dolores Gallagher-Thompson

<p>In recent years, the literature on the topic of ethnic and racial issues in Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias has increased dramatically. At the same time, the need for cultural competence in all of geriatric care, including dementia ...

ISBN: 9781351665094

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Ever Young

How to Stay Young No Matter Your Age

by Anthony Udo Ekanem

<p>The aging process is not always a pretty sight.  It causes changes that affect you internally as well as externally.  The two places that they are noticeable are the hair and the skin.  You can also feel a difference in your tissues and ...

ISBN: 9783961124190

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Finding the Fountain of Youth: The Science and Controversy behind Extending Life and Cheating Death

by Aharon W. Zorea Ph.D.

<p>While the story of 16th-century explorer Juan Ponce de León futilely searching for the Fountain of Youth is likely a myth, it is true that for many centuries, mankind has sought &quot;a cure for aging.&quot; Today, the anti-aging and ...

ISBN: 9781440837999

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Freewheeling after Sixty

Design Your Personalized Transportation System

by Judi Bonilla

<p>We’ve all heard about “The Keys Talk.” An important conversation to have; however gerontologist and aging expert Judi Bonilla asks us to have another conversation. What if we ask driver to examine “What does driving mean to you?” In ...

ISBN: 9780997652413

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Grandparenting

Influences on the Dynamics of Family Relationships

by Bert Hayslip, Jr., PhD & Christine A. Fruhauf, PhD

<p>This landmark resource investigates and documents current and predicted trends regarding the experiences of grandparents in the United States and abroad. Edited by two of the foremost scholars and educators on the health and wellbeing of ...

ISBN: 9780826149855

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Grandparenting

Contemporary Perspectives

by Susan Moore & Doreen Rosenthal

<p>Grandparenting: Contemporary Perspectives is one of the first books of its kind to offer a dedicated account of the social and psychological research on this important life stage. Reflecting the contemporary positive approach to ageing, it ...

ISBN: 9781317265856

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Great Myths of Aging

by Joan T. Erber & Lenore T. Szuchman

<p><em>Great Myths of Aging</em> looks at the generalizations and stereotypes associated with older people and, with a blend of humor and cutting-edge research, dispels those common myths.</p> <p> </p> <ul> <li>Reader-friendly structure ...

ISBN: 9781118521502

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Growing Each Other Up

When Our Children Become Our Teachers

by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

<p>From growing their children, parents grow themselves, learning the lessons their children teach. “Growing up”, then, is as much a developmental process of parenthood as it is of childhood. While countless books have been written about the ...

ISBN: 9780226377278

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Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods

Understanding successful aging

by Leigh Riby

<p>The Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods offers a clear understanding of the most important research challenges and issues in the burgeoning field of the psychology of aging. As people in developed countries live longer, so a range of ...

ISBN: 9781317675679

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Handbook of the Psychology of Aging

by K Warner Schaie & Sherry Willis

<p><em>Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, Eighth Edition,</em> tackles the biological and environmental influences on behavior as well as the reciprocal interface between changes in the brain and behavior during the course of the adult life ...

ISBN: 9780124115231

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Health Promotion and Aging

Practical Applications for Health Professionals, Sixth Edition

by David Haber, PhD

<p><strong>Praise for the fifth edition:</strong></p> <p>I applaud Dr. Haber for addressing key concepts and issues in health promotion and aging, and making them accessible, respectful, mindful, and empowering.</p> <p><strong>-Marilyn R. ...

ISBN: 9780826199188

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Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging, Third Edition

Biological and Psychosocial Perspectives

by Heidi Igarashi, PhD, Diane Gilmer, Ph.D., Carolyn Aldwin, Ph.D. & others

<p><em>Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging: Biological and Psychosocial Perspectives, Third Edition shows the continuity and advancements in our understanding of human life-span development… It offers a solid foundation for exploring the art and ...

ISBN: 9780826134059

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How to Be a Grownup

by A. I. Abana

<p>                                        ** How to Be a Grownup**</p> <p>Not everyone exudes maturity where and when they ought, this is even more so for younger people. Being a grownup with all its attendant benefits is not out of reach to ...

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International Handbook of Positive Aging

by Rachael E. Docking & Jennifer Stock

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9781317392125

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Introduction to Aging

A Positive, Interdisciplinary Approach

by Judith A. Sugar, PhD, Robert Riekse, EdD, Henry Holstege, PhD & others

<p><em>&quot;This new textbook creates a paradigm shift with a very practical approach to problem solving. Aging is an asset. Its focus on well care rather than just sick care by understanding physical fitness, sexual fitness, consumer fitness, ...

ISBN: 9780826108845

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Late-Life Love: A Memoir

by Susan Gubar

<p><strong>During a difficult year, acclaimed writer Susan Gubar celebrates her lasting partnership and the reciprocity of lovers in later life.</strong></p> <p>On Susan Gubar’s seventieth birthday, she receives a beautiful ring from her ...

ISBN: 9780393609585

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Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations

Understanding Networks of Care

by Janet M. Wilmoth & Merril D. Silverstein

<p><em>Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations</em> offers current, multidisciplinary perspectives on social support and service provision to older Americans. The chapters trace how our understanding

ISBN: 9781351839433

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