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101 Careers in Gerontology

by C. Joanne Grabinski, MA, ABD, FAGHE

<p><strong>Wanted</strong>: 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 ...

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101+ Careers in Gerontology, Second Edition

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

<p><em>&quot;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 ...

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The Truth about Aging in America

by Lillian Rubin

<p>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 ...

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>AARP is one of Washington's most influential interest groups, but just who does it represent? To some, it represents the narrow special interests of older Americans who already consume more than their share of government benefits. To others, ...

ISBN: 9781440834110

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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 ...

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Ageing, Gender and Family Law

by Beverley Clough & Jonathan Herring

<p>This book explores the intersecting issues relating the phenomenon of ageing to gender and family law. The latter has tended to focus mainly on family life in young and middle age; and, indeed, the issues of childhood and parenting are key in

ISBN: 9781351717496

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Aging Aggressively:

How to Avoid the Us Health-Care Crisis

by Betsy M. Chalfin M.Ed, John Cotton MS & Thomas Jones MD

<p>Take charge of your health! If you are an aging individual in the United States, its crucial to understand present health-care policies and doctorpatient 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>&quot;Recommended.&quot;--<strong>CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries</strong></p> <p>&quot;Coughlin and DíAmbrosioís edited volume is a welcome contribution to highlighting this issue for gerontologists. The collection is an ...

ISBN: 9780826123169

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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 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 in Twentieth-Century Britain

by Charlotte Greenhalgh

<p>As today’s baby boomers reach retirement and old age, this timely study looks back at the first generation who aged in the British welfare state. Using innovative research methods, Charlotte Greenhalgh sheds light on the experiences of ...

ISBN: 9780520970809

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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

<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

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9789188168917

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Aging, Society, and the Life Course, Fifth Edition

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

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

ISBN: 9780826121738

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Aging, Society, and the Life Course, Fourth Edition

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

<p><strong>Doody's Score: 91, 4 Stars</strong></p> <p>&quot;[This] book's unfading preoccupation with social context, social processes, and social structures distinguishes itself and greatly contributes to the discourse in ...

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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Family Caregiving in the New Normal

by Gaugler, Joseph

<p><i>Family Caregiving in the New Normal</i> discusses how the drastic economic changes that have occurred over the past few years have precipitated a new conversation on how family care for older adults will evolve in the future. </p> <p>This ...

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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 26, 2006

The Crown of Life: Dynamics of the Early Postretirement Period

by Jacquelyn Boone James, PhD, Paul Wink, PhD & K. Warner Schaie, PhD

<p>As the population of retirees between the ages of 65 and 75 continues to grow, professionals, researchers, and educators in all areas of the health care and the business sectors will require more expertise on the latest trends to make better ...

ISBN: 9780826103352

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