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Psychology of Aging 101

by Robert Youdin, PhD, LCSW

<p>Written by a renowned scholar and practitioner of gerontology and aging, this is a concise, reader-friendly overview of key concepts of geropsychology, the psychology of aging. Grounded in positive psychology, the text dispels common myths ...

ISBN: 9780826130136

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Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology

Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods

by Joyce Weil

<p><em>Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology</em> provides a review of methodological approaches and data-collection methods commonly used with older adults in real-life settings. It addresses the role of normative age-related sensory,

ISBN: 9781315450148

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Retirement and Its Discontents

Why We Won't Stop Working, Even if We Can

by Michelle Pannor Silver

<p>In the popular imagination, retirement promises a well-deserved rest—idle days spent traveling, volunteering, pursuing hobbies, or just puttering around the house. But as the nature of work has changed, becoming not just a means of income but

ISBN: 9780231547925

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Roberta’S Papers on the Psychology of Aging

by Roberta Provenzano

<p>Roberta Provenzano believed the study of psychology should ultimately bring more happiness to the world. A deep thinker, she focused particularly on aging. Her collected articles on the subject propose to show that the myths and stereotypes ...

ISBN: 9781462007103

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Senior Living: Senior Housing: Senior Retirement: The Best Places For Seniors To Retire To Cheaply, How To Find The Right Housing And Strategies For Living Comfortably

by Ace McCloud

<p data-version='1.1'><strong>Would you love to live carefree and happy in your golden years?</strong></p><p>Whether you want to <strong>(1)</strong> discover great places to live in the USA and around the world that are inexpensive, ...

ISBN: 9781386778134

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Silver Universe

Views on Active Living

by Desirèe Addesi, Antonietta Albanese, Giovanni Anzidei & others

<p><em>Silver Universe</em> explores the topic of aging through an interdisciplinary lens while promoting their new idea of “active living” which incorporates exercise alongside a healthy diet and the implementation of disease prevention. The ...

ISBN: 9781498552332

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Sleep and Ageing

by Kevin Morgan

<p>Sleeping patterns change with age, whether we are growing up, or growing old. While most people are prepared for the rapidly altering sleep patterns of growing children, the evidence suggests that many are unprepared for additional sleep ...

ISBN: 9781315310992

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Social Structures and Aging Individuals

Continuing Challenges

by K. Warner Schaie, PhD & Ronald P. Abeles, PhD

<p><em>[A] useful reference book. Readers will find themselves returning to chaptersagain and again...&quot;</em></p> <p>--PsycCritiques</p> <p>This is the 20th and final volume in the &quot;Societal Impact on Aging&quot; series. It focuses on

ISBN: 9780826124098

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Suddenly Single After 50

The Girlfriends' Guide to Navigating Loss, Restoring Hope, and Rebuilding Your Life

by Barbara Ballinger & Margaret Crane

<p>A stressful, protracted divorce. A difficult, painful death of a beloved husband. And suddenly, after age 50, you’re on your own again. Your children have moved out, your parents are aging fast or deceased, your friends’ lives continue ...

ISBN: 9781442256538

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The Handbook of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

by Andrew E. Budson & Neil W. Kowall

<p>The reference is a broad-ranging review of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias from both basic and clinical neuroscience perspectives; it provides scientists and medical professionals with an extensive introduction and an up-to-date ...

ISBN: 9781444344097

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The Millennial Mindset

Unraveling Fact from Fiction

by Regina Luttrell & Karen McGrath

<p>We’ve all heard that Millennials are smarter than everyone else, unique in every way possible, that they have probably been millionaires since age seven, and that they are poised to take over the world. We’ve also heard that they are lazy, ...

ISBN: 9781442245181

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The New Old Me

My Late-Life Reinvention

by Meredith Maran

<p>“A funny, seasoned take on dashed illusions.”*—**O Magazine ***</p> <p>“I love everything Meredith Maran writes. She is insightful, funny, and human, and the things she writes about matter to me deeply. Her memoir, <em>The New Old ...

ISBN: 9780399574146

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The Praeger Handbook of Mental Health and the Aging Community

by Doreen Maller & Kathy Langsam

<p>A comprehensive book written by experienced practitioners, this single-volume work describes clinical competencies, specific challenges, and applications in providing services to the elderly and their caregivers.</p> <p>• Includes ...

ISBN: 9781440853357

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The Psychology of Genius

Genius and Insanity

by William Hirsch & Sully James

<p>This book deals with the Psychology of Genius and the relation between Genius and Insanity.</p> <p>&quot;The psychological analysis of famous poets will show that the intellectual function is no whit less important a factor of poetic genius ...

ISBN: 9782366596045

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The Psychology of Grandparenthood

An International Perspective

by Peter K. Smith

<p>The majority of people will now spend about one-third of their lives as grandparents, yet developmental psychologists have largely ignored the nature of the grandparental role, and the influence which grandparents can have on grandchildren. ...

ISBN: 9781351403870

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The Psychology of Retirement

Coping with the Transition from Work

by Derek L. Milne

<p><em>The Psychology of Retirement</em> is the first self-help guide to retirement based on highly proven psychological coping strategies.</p> <ul> <li>Provides the most comprehensive and coherent account of the challenges of retirement and ...

ISBN: 9781118408711

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The Psychology of Retirement

by Doreen Rosenthal & Susan Moore

<p>How can you make the most of retirement? How should you plan for retirement? What are the challenges of retirement and how can they be dealt with?</p> <p> </p> <p>*The Psychology of Retirement looks at this life stage as a journey that ...

ISBN: 9781351169868

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The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Adulthood and Aging

by Martin J, Sliwinski & Susan Krauss Whitbourne

<p>This exceptional collection draws on the most recent demographic data and combines classic research with cutting-edge approaches to provide an invaluable overview of the developmental psychology of the adult years.</p> <ul> <li>Covers a ...

ISBN: 9781444347609

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Three Bridges: Adulthood is Easy Until Life Intervenes

by Andrew Kane

<p>From the time we are children, we look forward to adulthood with hopes, aspirations, and a rosy perspective — until life intervenes! Dr. Andrew Kane takes readers through his concept of the three metaphoric bridges everyone must cross as they

ISBN: 9780463796160

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Understanding Autism in Adults and Aging Adults

Improving Diagnosis and Quality of Life

by Theresa Regan

<p>Autism is a childhood condition ... right? Not right. Children with autism grow into adults with autism. The great strides we have made in understanding childhood autistic behaviors and interventions have lagged dramatically behind the needs ...

ISBN: 9781946824028

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