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  • Gerontology

    Gerontology

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826109651

    This newest edition of a core graduate level textbook has added six new chapters to further enrich the ""gerontological imagination,"" and encourage an interdisciplinary approach to the study of aging. Academically rigorous yet clear and accessible,…

  • Ageing in Society

    Ageing in Society

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412900195

    `Ageing in Society brings forth exciting new questions, fresh perspectives, and a necessary critical approach to key issues - this is indeed an authoritative introduction. The authors not only have made significant contributions to gerontology, but…

  • Ageing in Society

    Ageing in Society

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412900201

    `Ageing in Society brings forth exciting new questions, fresh perspectives, and a necessary critical approach to key issues - this is indeed an authoritative introduction. The authors not only have made significant contributions to gerontology, but…

  • Leben Ohne Tod?: Forscher Besiegen Das Altern

    Leben Ohne Tod?: Forscher Besiegen Das Altern
    av Norbert Welsch

    Häftad - 2015 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783662452639

    Seit der Jahrtausendwende kommt die molekulargenetische Forschung insbesondere den Signalnetzwerken und genetischen Schaltern der Zellalterung in atemberaubendem Tempo auf die Spur. Und mehr noch: In neuester Zeit haben Wissenschaftler Methoden entw…

  • Art of Living, Art of Dying

    Art of Living, Art of Dying
    av Carlo Leget

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785922114

    Without an appropriate spiritual care model, it can be difficult to discuss existential questions about death and dying with people who are confronted with life-threatening or incurable diseases. This book offers a simple framework for interpreting…

  • Fördern Durch Pflege Bei Schweren Hirnschädigungen: Connected Care(r) Concept

    Fördern Durch Pflege Bei Schweren Hirnschädigungen: Connected Care(r) Concept
    av Frank Riehl

    Häftad - 2012 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783642302596

    Durch die gute klinische Versorgung ist ein Leben nach einem Unfall mit schwerer Hirnsch digung heute f r viele Patienten lange m glich. Menschen mit erworbenen neurologischen Erkrankungen wie z.B. bei einem Schlaganfall, Multiple Sklerose, Wachkoma…

  • Hypertension and Comorbidities

    Hypertension and Comorbidities
    av Agostino Virdis

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319391632

    This guide is structured to assist physicians in the management of those hypertensive patients who present with specific comorbidities, such as diabetes, systolic dysfunction, obesity, renal disease, or previous cardiac events, often associated with…

  • Psychology of Aging 101

    Psychology of Aging 101
    av Robert Youdin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826130129

    Concise and accessible overview of key concepts of the psychology of aging by a renowned scholar and practitioner on the topic, for use in the classroom as a supplement to developmental and clinical psychology courses, and a valuable resource for in…

  • Functional Performance in Older Adults

    Functional Performance in Older Adults
    av Betty Bonder

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803616882

    This is the ideal resource for rehabilitation professionals who are working with or preparing to work with older adults! It describes the normal aging process, illustrates how health and social factors can impede an aging person's abilities, and dem…

  • Religion in Aging and Health

    Religion in Aging and Health

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803954397

    This book brings together key scholars and practitioners from a range of fields in order to advance epidemiological and gerontological research into the role of religion in physical, psychosocial and mental health.Part One addresses such issues as h…

  • Geriatric Case Practice in Nursing Homes

    Geriatric Case Practice in Nursing Homes
    av Susan O. Mercer

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803929166

    What special skills and knowledge base do nurses and health care professionals need to work in nursing homes? This volume explores such relevant issues as working with nursing home residents and their families, managing selected special populations,…

  • Geriatric Case Practice in Nursing Homes

    Geriatric Case Practice in Nursing Homes
    av Susan O. Mercer

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803929173

    What special skills and knowledge base do nurses and health care professionals need to work in nursing homes? This volume explores such relevant issues as working with nursing home residents and their families, managing selected special populations,…

  • Socialization to Old Age

    Socialization to Old Age
    av Irving Rosow

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520303560

    The prevailing wisdom in gerontology is that people routinely adjust to old age just as they adjust to earlier life stages. But aging presents unusual circumstances, and the transition processes that typify earlier passages fail to operate in the cu…

  • Aeltere Menschen Und Fernsehen

    Aeltere Menschen Und Fernsehen
    av Eva-Maria Bosch

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783820491692

    Im Schnittpunkt von Medienwirkungsforschung, sozialer Gerontologie und Medienpadagogik beschaftigt sich die vorliegende Studie mit dem Themenkomplex -Alter und Fernsehen-. Untersucht werden Altersdarstellungen in unterhaltenden Fernsehprogrammen und…

  • Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences

    Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780124172357

    Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, Eighth Edition, presents the extraordinary growth of research on aging individuals, populations, and the dynamic culmination of the life course, providing a comprehensive synthesis and review of the latest…

  • By Himself

    By Himself
    av Deborah van den Hoonaard

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442641099

    What happens when older men become widowers? Popular books, movies, and television present widowers as lost and unable to cope or care for themselves. These stereotypes do not encapsulate the experiences of real widowers, how their daily lives chang…

  • Fear of the Unknown

    Fear of the Unknown
    av Arthur S. Berger

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275946838

    How do doctors and nurses communicate with frightened patients who are dying, address the needs and concerns of the patients, and help the patients arrive at an acceptance of death? This work deals with the relationship that the health care team has…

  • Dementia, Culture and Ethnicity

    Dementia, Culture and Ethnicity

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849054867

    With contributions from experienced dementia practitioners and care researchers, this book examines the impact of culture and ethnicity on the experience of dementia and on the provision of support and services, both in general terms and in relation…

  • Reinventing Care

    Reinventing Care
    av David Barton Smith

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826514288

    The recent growth of ""assisted living"" facilities and programs has shaken the foundations of the system of long-term care for the elderly in the United States. Fueled by consumer frustrations with the available options, notably nursing homes, the…

  • Reinventing Care

    Reinventing Care
    av David Barton Smith

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826514295

    The recent growth of ""assisted living"" facilities and programs has shaken the foundations of the system of long-term care for the elderly in the United States. Fueled by consumer frustrations with the available options, notably nursing homes, the…

  • Living Longer

    Living Longer

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842773574

    Accelerated population ageing, long a significant issue for developed countries, is now becoming important in the developing world too. Population ageing is one of the great achievements of the past century - although it brings its own social, econo…

  • The New Aging

    The New Aging
    av Fernando Torres Gil

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865690356

    This most timely, authoritative, and insightful book provides a new framework for understanding the circumstances currently surrounding America's elderly. It establishes the important foundation of three key forces which are changing the national pe…

  • Old Age and Other Essays

    Old Age and Other Essays
    av Norberto Bobbio

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745623870

    This book by one of Italya s oldest and wisest intellectuals is a philosophical and personal meditation on ageing. The question of old age has preoccupied writers from Cicero to Amery, but in this volume Norberto Bobbio produces an account that is s…

  • Old Age and Other Essays

    Old Age and Other Essays
    av Norberto Bobbio

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745623863

    This book by one of Italya s oldest and wisest intellectuals is a philosophical and personal meditation on ageing. The question of old age has preoccupied writers from Cicero to Amery, but in this volume Norberto Bobbio produces an account that is s…

  • Strengthening Aging Families

    Strengthening Aging Families

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803954250

    This book examines how to strengthen the family system while improving the psychosocial well-being of each family member. It describes diverse issues faced by ageing families, the effects these issues have on individual family members and the entire…

  • Ageing Well: Quality of Life in Old Age

    Ageing Well: Quality of Life in Old Age
    av Ann Bowling

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780335215096

    What is quality of life? What is quality of life in older age? How can quality of life in older age be improved?This book explores concepts of quality of life in older age in the theoretical literature and presents the views of a national sample of…

  • Die Berliner Altersstudie Ein Projekt Der Berlin- Brandenburgischen Akademie Der

    Die Berliner Altersstudie Ein Projekt Der Berlin- Brandenburgischen Akademie Der
    av VCH

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783050029054

    In dieser Reihe der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften werden Forschungsberichte und Arbeitsergebnisse der Interdisziplinaren Arbeitsgruppen der BBAW in verschiedenen Verlagen veroeffentlicht.

  • Ordinary Wisdom: Biographical Aging and the Journey of Life

    Ordinary Wisdom: Biographical Aging and the Journey of Life
    av Gary Kenyon, William Lowell Randall

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780981112657

    Through the lenses of three time-honored metaphors for thinking about life - life as story, life as journey, and life as adventure - William Randall and Gary Kenyon see wisdom not as an unattainable ideal nor as the sole province of experts or educa…

  • Life After Ninety

    Life After Ninety
    av Michael Bury

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415041652

    In Life After Ninety Micheal Bury and Anthea Holme have surveyed and interviewed 200 individuals, living at home and in institutions, to examine old age stereotypes and present a unique picture of the health, quality of life, and social circumstance…

  • Injury Prevention for the Elderly

    Injury Prevention for the Elderly
    av Bonnie L. Walker

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313296703

    This authoritative guide is quite unique in how it covers sources dealing with injury prevention for the elderly in a comprehensive manner. This survey of 621 references covers injury prevention in general and all types of accidents and problems by…

  • The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Adulthood and Aging

    The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Adulthood and Aging

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119237884

    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. * Covers a wide range of topics wi…

  • The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Adulthood and Aging

    The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Adulthood and Aging

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781444331479

    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. * Covers a wide range of topics wi…

  • Into the House of Old

    Into the House of Old
    av Megan J. Davies

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773525023

    The first academic history of the old age home in Canada from the 1890s to the 1960s.

  • Passages of Retirement

    Passages of Retirement
    av Richard Prentis

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313284939

    This innovative volume presents the personal aspects of retirement--the feelings, pleasures, and problems of this life event, expressed in the words of retirees. The author considers work patterns prior to retirement, the decision-making process its…

  • Retinal Degenerative Diseases

    Retinal Degenerative Diseases

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781461406303

    This book will contain the proceedings of the XIV International Symposium on Retinal Degeneration (RD2010), held July 13-17, 2010, in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada. The volume will present representative state-of-the-art research in almost all area…

  • Aging and Human Longevity

    Aging and Human Longevity
    av M.-F. Schulz-Aellen

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817639648

    The proportion of elderly people continues to increase in the western world-nearly a quarter of the population will be over 65 years by the year 2050. Since aging is accompanied by an increase in diseases and by a deterioration in well-being, findin…

  • Versorgungskonzepte Fur Menschen Mit Demenz

    Versorgungskonzepte Fur Menschen Mit Demenz
    av Katja Sonntag

    Häftad - 2014 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783662439456

    Prakitscher Wegweiser und Entscheidungshilfe fur die passende Betreuung von Menschen mit DemenzDie Auswahl der passenden Betreuung fur Menschen mit einer Demenz stellt nicht nur Angehoerige sondern auch Pflegende in der Beratung und im UEberleitungs…

  • Grandparenting Practices Around the World

    Grandparenting Practices Around the World

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447340652

    This exciting collection presents an in-depth, up-to-date analysis of the unprecedented phenomenon of increasing numbers of grandparents worldwide, co-existing and interacting for longer periods of time with their grandchildren.The book contains ana…

  • Samtidslitterære alderdommer

    Samtidslitterære alderdommer
    av Aasta Marie Bjorvand Bjørkøy, Aasta Marie Bjorvand Bjørkøy

    Häftad - 2020 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788215033570

    Denne boka handler om hvordan aldring og alderdom blir fremstilt i norsk samtidslitteratur. Hva særpreger de eldre og gamle som fremstilles i denne litteraturen, hva føler, tenker og opplever de? Litteraturforsker Aasta Marie Bjorvand Bjørkøy utfors…

  • Psychosomatik in der Geriatrie

    Psychosomatik in der Geriatrie

    Häftad - 1985 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783798506565

    Der vorliegende Berichtsband ver6ffentlicht die Beitriige eines am 08. Juni 1984 an der Rheinischen Landesklinik K6ln unter dem Leitthema "Psychosomatik in der Geriatrie" durchgefiihrten Symposions. Dabei waren sich die Herausgeber von vornherein be…

  • Social Structures

    Social Structures

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826124074

    Significant demographic changes are altering the structure of the American population. Larger numbers of immigrants are entering the work force, will become part of our aging population, and increasingly, are providing care for the elderly. Family s…

  • The Essential Family Guide to Caring for Older People

    The Essential Family Guide to Caring for Older People
    av Deborah Stone

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472965431

    No one wants to think about getting older. It's true. At any age, when things are moving along normally day to day and everyone seems fit and well, there seems no reason to think about future problems that your friends and relatives might (and proba…

  • Active Ageing in the European Union

    Active Ageing in the European Union
    av K. Hamblin

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230353701

    This book explores the adoption of 'active ageing' policies by EU15 nations and the impact on older peoples' work and retirement policy options. Policies examined include unemployment benefits, active labour market policies, partial pension receipt,…

  • The Lotos-Eaters

    The Lotos-Eaters
    av Carol A. B. Warren

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138193680

    As the baby boom generation ages, there are few ethnographies that capture the dynamics of aging. This new book is based on years of participant observation in "the Sands," a beautiful ocean community of well-off individuals and couples seeking the…

  • Human Aging

    Human Aging
    av Paul W. Foos

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780205544011

    This text offers a readable and friendly presentation of the important methods, findings, and theories of human aging, while actively involving the reader in meaningful exercises and critical thinking. Students are repeatedly challenged to apply inf…

  • As the Leaves Turn Gold

    As the Leaves Turn Gold
    av Bandana Purkayastha

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442209114

    As the Leaves Turn Gold examines the challenges and opportunities around aging for Asian American women and men in the United States. The book looks at a range of Asian Americans-affluent and poor, third-generation natives and recent immigrants, pol…

  • A Guide for Nursing Home Social Workers

    A Guide for Nursing Home Social Workers
    av Elise Beaulieu

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826193483

    This completely updated guide for nursing home social workers reflects the latest trends and requirements for nursing home facilities and how they impact social workers. The most comprehensive guide to nursing home social work available, this second…

  • The Challenges of Mental Health Caregiving

    The Challenges of Mental Health Caregiving

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781461487906

    Caring for the ill, disabled, very old, or very young requires a labor-intensive commitment that is not only essential to the well-being of individuals and to society as a whole, but also fraught with physical, financial, and psychological risks. An…

  • Perceptions of Aging in Literature

    Perceptions of Aging in Literature
    av P Vn Dorotka Bagnell

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313262920

    The various norms and values of aging that have been created by humans in the course of history have been largely ignored by gerontologists, who are thought to be more interested in the objective laws that govern science than in the subjective exper…

  • Caregiving-Leisure and Aging

    Caregiving-Leisure and Aging
    av M Jean Keller

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789007766

    Create programs that make good use of the leisure time of the elderly, and of those who care for them!Caregiving is a vital issue in today's rapidly aging society. Each year, a greater number of elderly people find themselves in need of care, and at…

  • When We're 64

    When We're 64
    av Louise Ansari

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472960689

    The essential guide to making sure you have a fabulous later life.You're likely to live longer than you think. Today's fifty-year olds could have an astounding 36 or more years of life. What's your dream life for your later years? When We're 64 is a…

  • Keeping Busy

    Keeping Busy
    av James R. Dowling

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801850592

    Although very little can be done to alter the course of dementia, much can be done to maximize the quality of life of people with the condition. Research as well as practical experience suggest that behavior management, especially through programs t…

  • Behavioral Neurobiology of Aging

    Behavioral Neurobiology of Aging

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642238741

    This volume discusses the current state of research findings related to healthy brain aging by integrating human clinical studies and translational research in animal models. Several chapters offer a unique overview of successful aging, age-related…

  • The Mammary Gland as an Experimental Model

    The Mammary Gland as an Experimental Model
    av Mina J. Bissell, Kornelia Polyak, Jeffrey M. Rosen

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879699062

    Studies of mammary gland biology are essential in the fight against breast cancer. Moreover, the mammary gland represents an excellent model system for investigation of physiological and pathological processes that occur throughout the body. The bra…

  • Literature and Gerontology

    Literature and Gerontology
    av Richard M. Eastman

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313293498

    Comprehensive overview of literary works that illuminate the experiences of aging. Bibliographical essays analyze the ideas or themes relating to over 70 topics. Lengthy critical annotations accompany the more than 350 literary works, across various…