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101 Careers in Gerontology

by C. Joanne Grabinski, MA, ABD, FAGHE

<p><b>Wanted</b>: Gerontology Workers, Gerontological Specialists, and Gerontologists for careers now and into the future.</p><p>As our population of persons aged 65 and over grows and lives longer through these ages, the need for more ...

ISBN: 9780826115034

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101+ Careers in Gerontology, Second Edition

by C. Joanne Grabinski, MA, ABD, FAGHE & Kelly Niles-Yokum, PhD, MPA

<i>"101+ Careers is rich with useful information. I highly recommend the book for any student, emerging, or re-careering professional exploring their options for a career in gerontology and the resources they may need to go about pursuing ...

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The Truth about Aging in America

by Lillian Rubin

Getting old sucks, says best-selling author Dr. Lillian Rubin. With refreshing candor, she digs down under the statistics about our graying population and offers a provocative and unflinching examination of all the burning issues that mark aging

ISBN: 9780807029305

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A Guide for Nursing Home Social Workers, Second Edition

by Elise Beaulieu, PhD, MSW, LICSW

<p>ìBeaulieuís decades of social work practice illuminate every chapter, her years of networking with colleagues in Massachusetts and nationwide enhance every paragraph, and nuggets of insight earned through successfully establishing meaningful ...

ISBN: 9780826193490

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A Hands-on Approach to Teaching about Aging

32 Activities for the Classroom and Beyond

by Hallie Baker, PhD, Tina M. Kruger, PhD & Rona J. Karasik, PhD

<p><em><strong>A one-of-a-kind guide to active, engaging learning strategies for aging studies</strong></em></p><p>Harnessing the proven benefits of active learning strategies, this is the first activity book created for a broad spectrum of ...

ISBN: 9780826149176

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AARP: America's Largest Interest Group and its Impact

by Christine L. Day

<p>This examination of the history, development, activities, successes, and limitations of the largest membership organization in the country will be of interest to anyone who belongs to or is curious about this sometimes-controversial ...

ISBN: 9781440834110

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Active Ageing: Perspectives from Europe on a vaunted topic

by María Luisa Gómez Jiménez & Jonathan Parker

Authors from across Europe consider the diverse theoretical and conceptual issues in understanding ageing in late modern society with an emphasis on active ageing. Integrated approaches are emphasised, without privilege one theoretical ...

ISBN: 9781861770899

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Advancing Conversations

Aubrey De Grey - Advocate For An Indefinite Human Lifespan

by Douglas Lain & Aubrey de Grey

<span><span>Advancing Conversations is a line of interview books documenting conversations with artists, authors, philosophers, economists, scientists, and activists whose works are aimed at the future and at progress. The biogerontologist ...

ISBN: 9781785353970

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Aging Aggressively:

How to Avoid the US Health-Care Crisis

by Thomas Jones, MD, and John Cotton, MS

Take charge of your health! If you are an aging individual in the United States, it’s crucial to understand present health-care policies and doctor–patient relations so you can aggressively demand the best care. Once you know the ins and outs, ...

ISBN: 9781452586618

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Aging America and Transportation

Personal Choices and Public Policy

by Joseph Coughlin, PhD & Lisa D'Ambrosio, PhD

<p>"Recommended."--<b>CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries</b></p><p>"Coughlin and DíAmbrosioís edited volume is a welcome contribution to highlighting this issue for gerontologists. The collection is an informative and useful ...

ISBN: 9780826123169

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Aging and Ethnicity: Toward an Interface

by Driedger, Leo

Aging and Ethnicity: Toward an Interface provides a framework for comparison in aging and ethnicity. This book examines the ethnic factor and its importance for the study of the elderly.<br><br>Organized into five chapters, this book begins with

ISBN: 9781483141985

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Aging and Loss

Mourning and Maturity in Contemporary Japan

by Jason Danely

By 2030, over 30% of the Japanese population will be 65 or older, foreshadowing the demographic changes occurring elsewhere in Asia and around the world.  What can we learn from a study of the aging population of Japan and how can these findings

ISBN: 9780813572697

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Aging and the Digital Life Course

by Prendergast, David

<p> Across the life course, new forms of community, ways of keeping in contact, and practices for engaging in work, healthcare, retail, learning and leisure are evolving rapidly. Breaking new ground in the study of technology and aging, this ...

ISBN: 9781782386926

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Aging and the Meaning of Time

A Multidisciplinary Exploration

by Susan McFadden, PhD & Robert Atchley, PhD

<p>As we confront our own mortality, we might ask, "What has my long life meant and how have the years shaped me?" or "How long must I suffer?" Such questions reflect time-consciousness, the focus of this classic volume.</p><p>The authors, from ...

ISBN: 9780826103826

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Aging in Rural Places

Programs, Policies, and Professional Practice

by Elaine T. Jurkowski, MSW, PhD

<p>Research documents that rural elders are poorer, live in less adequate housing, and have far fewer health and service options available to them than their urban counterparts, yet there is a critical lack of current and detailed information on

ISBN: 9780826198112

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Aging With a Plan: How a Little Thought Today Can Vastly Improve Your Tomorrow

How a Little Thought Today Can Vastly Improve Your Tomorrow

by Sharona Hoffman JD, LLM

<p>This book offers a concise, comprehensive resource for middle-aged readers who are facing the prospects of their own aging and of caring for elderly relatives—an often overwhelming task for which little in life prepares us.</p><p>• Covers a ...

ISBN: 9781440838910

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Aging with Dignity

Innovation and Challenge in Sweden – The Voice of Elder Care Professionals

by Sofia Widén & William Haseltine

Demographic change is a defining issue of our time. As the worldwide population ages, the healthcare systems of every country will meet challenges of scale in providing for their elderly. Aging with Dignity: Innovation and Challenge in Sweden: ...

ISBN: 9789188168917

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Aging, Society, and the Life Course, Fifth Edition

by Leslie A. Morgan, PhD & Suzanne R. Kunkel, PhD

<p>"[This] book’s unfading preoccupation with social context, social processes, and social structures distinguishes itself and greatly contributes to the discourse in gerontology."</p> <p>-The Gerontologist</p> <p>This classic text, now in its ...

ISBN: 9780826121738

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Aging, Society, and the Life Course, Fourth Edition

by Leslie A. Morgan, PhD & Suzanne R. Kunkel, PhD

<p><b>Doody's Score: 91, 4 Stars</b></p><p>"[This] book's unfading preoccupation with social context, social processes, and social structures distinguishes itself and greatly contributes to the discourse in gerontology."--<b>The ...

ISBN: 9780826119384

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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 24, 2004: Intergenerational Relations Across Time and Place

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 ...

ISBN: 9780826197979

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