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Learning and Cognition in Later Life

by Frank Glendenning & Ian Stuart-Hamilton

<p>Originally published in 1995, within the previous decade there had been significant developments in our understanding of the learning and motivation, together with the conceptual and cognitive development, of older adults. This understanding ...

ISBN: 9781351977340

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Liberating your Inner Child

by Dan Hawkins

<p>No part of you contributes as much to your happiness and enjoyment in life. Your inner child is there to work with you on reforming the relationship of you which you may have neglected or rejected it from allowing it to come with you into ...

ISBN: 9781311086389

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Living an Examined Life

Wisdom for the Second Half of the Journey

by James Hollis, PhD

<p>How do you define “growing up”? Does it mean you achieve certain cultural benchmarks—a steady income, paying taxes, marriage, and children? Or does it mean leaving behind the expectations of others and growing into the person you were meant ...

ISBN: 9781683640486

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Living Well Later in Life

Emotional and Social Preparation for Retirement

by Michael Townshend

There are many resources on the topic of Retirement, already. Most of them address the financial considerations. This is important to the Retirement decision. If we don’t have enough income, Retirement will be problematic. This book addresses ...

ISBN: 9781524696696

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Lost and Found

The Journey of Women at Midlife

by Liza Finlay

<p>Both inspirational and informational, Lost and Found delivers masterful insights into<br /> the developmental processes of aging, woven with personal stories, philosophical<br /> quotes and self-discovery worksheets to help every middle-aged ...

ISBN: 9780989335461

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Loving Someone Who Has Dementia

How to Find Hope while Coping with Stress and Grief

by Pauline Boss

<p><strong>Research-based advice for people who care for someone with dementia</strong></p> <p>Nearly half of U.S. citizens over the age of 85 are suffering from some kind of dementia and require care. <em>Loving Someone Who Has Dementia</em> ...

ISBN: 9781118077283

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Mass Media, An Aging Population, and the Baby Boomers

by Michael L. Hilt & Jeremy H. Lipschultz

<p>As the oldest members of the baby boomer generation head into their retirement years, this demographic shift is having a substantial influence on uses of mass media, as well as the images portrayed in these media. <em>Mass Media, An Aging ...

ISBN: 9781136693915

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Men in Families

When Do They Get involved? What Difference Does It Make?

by Alan Booth & Ann C. Crouter

<p>Recently, the roles of fathers and husbands in families have been recognized as important issues. They appear in legislation aimed at deadbeat dads, social movements including the Million Man March and Promise Keepers, in the development of ...

ISBN: 9781135686222

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MONDAYS don't have to SUCK!

How small changes can make a huge difference

by Dave Walker

<p>MONDAYS don’t have to SUCK is for anyone who has all the markers of a successful life but is not truly happy. How can you tell? You probably hate Mondays, too! That’s why you picked up this book, right?</p> <p>Dave Walker had a successful ...

ISBN: 9781775063353

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New Aging

Live Smarter Now to Live Better Forever

by Matthias Hollwich & Bruce Mau Design

<p><strong>Aging is a gift that we receive with life—and in <em>New Aging</em>,the architect Matthias Hollwich outlines smart, simple ideas to help us experience it that way.</strong><br /> ** **<br /> <em>New Aging</em> invites us to take ...

ISBN: 9780698196445

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New Developments in Dementia Prevention Research

State of the Art and Future Possibilities

by Kate Irving, Eef Hogervorst, Deborah Oliveira & others

<p><em>New Developments in Dementia Prevention Research</em> addresses a dearth of knowledge about dementia prevention and shows the importance of considering the broader social impact of certain risk factors, including the role we each play in ...

ISBN: 9781351122696

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No More Potlucks, Please

36 Fun Events For TODAY'S ACTIVE Senior Adults!

by Lisa C Deutsch & Holly C Hyde

<p>About 13 percent of Americans are sixty-five or older, according to the most recent census. As baby boomers continue to age, retirement communities and senior living centers will need to expand to meet their needs. Today’s modern seniors are ...

ISBN: 9780996434775

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Not Just Words

How a Good Apology Makes You Braver, Bolder, And Better At Life

by Donna Moriarty

<p>Do you know someone who hates to admit when they're wrong? Read on. Not Just Words: How a Good Apology Makes You Braver, Bolder, and Better at Life shows readers how to improve their relationships by learning how to deliver a good apology—and

ISBN: 9780999581216

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Personal Project Pursuit

Goals, Action, and Human Flourishing

by Brian R. Little, Katariina Salmela-Aro & Susan D. Phillips

<p><em>Personal Project Pursuit</em> is the first book to feature Brian Little's highly respected personal projects analysis (PPA), one of the pioneering theories in contemporary personality and motivational psychology. The book examines both ...

ISBN: 9781351554558

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Perspectives on Behavioural Interventions in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

by Rebecca S Allen, Brian D Carpenter & Morgan K. Eichorst

<p>The challenges faced by individuals and families at the end of life are still incredibly diverse, and many behavioural interventions and clinical approaches have been developed to address this great diversity of experiences in the face of ...

ISBN: 9781351815154

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Physical Change and Aging, Sixth Edition

A Guide for the Helping Professions

by Sue V. Saxon, PhD, Mary Jean Etten, EdD, GNP, FT, & Dr. Elizabeth A. Perkins, PhD, RNMH

<p><em>&quot;[This book] has been honed into an elegant compendium. This outstanding work should be widely read ñ it is perhaps the best example of an integrative approach to gerontology.</em>&quot; <strong>Score: 94, 4 stars ñ ...

ISBN: 9780826198655

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Planning a Purposeful Life

Secrets of Longevity

by Jeannette Bajalia

<p>If you knew you had more time left, perhaps decades, you’d be faced with a decision: continue living day to day, or look for more – a greater purpose for which to use those remaining years. Why not learn the secrets of longevity from someone ...

ISBN: 9781945271588

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Process of Aging

Social and Psychological Perspectives

by David Popenoe

<p><em>Processes of Aging: Social and Psychological Perspectives</em> is based on a monumental series of studies on the psychological and social aspects of aging in relation to mental health. This effort gives scientists from North America and ...

ISBN: 9781351496506

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Psychoactive Poetry:: The Quest for Ultimate Meaning Facilitator/Counselor Edition

by David Washington

<p>This of edition Psychoactive Poetry is formatted for use as a poetry therapy and creative writing resource book. It includes an explanatory introduction providing the &quot;intellectual and spiritual field in which [these] poems are ...

ISBN: 9789769579262

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Psychology of Aging

A Biopsychosocial Perspective

by Brian Yochim, PhD, ABPP & Erin Woodhead, PhD

<p><em>"The book goes well beyond the information in undergraduate texts and provides stimulating and useful coverage of key topics in biopsychosocial aging. Psychology is not prepared for the future growth of our older adult population, and I ...

ISBN: 9780826137296

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