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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 ...

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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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, 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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Aging: Therapeutic Strategies for Long Term Care

by Pei Chen Hsia

Aging: Therapeutic Strategies for Long Term Care is a practice book of "How to" work with the elderly residents, especially those who live in a highly structured long term care setting. Aging: Therapeutic Strategies for Long Term Care is suited ...

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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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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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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 27, 2007

Biopsychosocial Approaches to Longevity

by Leonard W. Poon, PhD, DPhil & Thomas T. Perls, MD, MPH

<p>Though exceptional human longevity has captured the imagination for millennia, it has been only in the past fifteen years or so that some of the secrets to very long lives are finally giving way to scientific inquiry.</p><p>Written by an ...

ISBN: 9780826115386

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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 29, 2009

Life-Course Perspectives on Late Life Health Inequalities

by Toni C. Antonucci, PhD, PhD James Jackson, PhD & PhD Harvey Sterns, PhD

<p>It is increasingly recognized that an individual's experience of old age is fundamentally influenced by their earlier life experiences. This volume of the Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics begins with an overview of the theoretical ...

ISBN: 9780826105127

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