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  • The Senior Cohousing Handbook - 2nd Edition

    The Senior Cohousing Handbook - 2nd Edition
    av Charles Durrett

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865716117

    This handbook is for seniors who embrace the challenges and opportunities of growing old by creating a community of neighbours and friends in shared co-housing. This book describes a supportive, independent future outside of retirement villages and…

  • Sturzprophylaxe

    Sturzprophylaxe
    av Sonja A. Gläser

    Häftad - 2009 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783824802838

  • The Legacy of Longevity

    The Legacy of Longevity

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803940024

    With increasing numbers of elderly people in our society, the importance of issues of health, illness, disability and health services for the elderly looms ever larger. The research literature has correspondingly expanded to examine these issues. In…

  • Women, Aging, and Ageism

    Women, Aging, and Ageism
    av Evelyn R Rosenthal

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780866569842

    Here is a unique text that examines the lives of middle-aged and old women. Women, Aging and Ageism, in response to the lack of literature that focuses on aging women, presents timely and definitive research that illustrates the implications of agei…

  • Studies on Alzheimer's Disease

    Studies on Alzheimer's Disease

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781627035972

    This volume systematically reviews the basic science and clinical knowledge of the role of free radicals and antioxidants, collectively known as "oxidative stress," in the pathology of Alzheimer's disease. It describes the most current diagnostic to…

  • Weissbuch Alterstraumatologie

    Weissbuch Alterstraumatologie

    Häftad - 2018 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783170343603

    Die Zahl der alterstraumatologischen Verletzungen nimmt in Deutschland durch den demographischen Wandel weiter zu. Die Versorgungsstrukturen wurden bis 2010 kaum verandert, seitdem bemuhen sich Krankenhauser zunehmend um eine bessere Versorgung in a…

  • Handbook of Aging and the Family

    Handbook of Aging and the Family
    av Rosemary Blieszner

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275956974

    No other reference provides such a comprehensive and timely overview of theory and research on family relationships, the contexts of family life, and major turning points in late-life families. It includes many suggestions for theoretical and practi…

  • Aging, Biotechnology, and the Future

    Aging, Biotechnology, and the Future

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801887888

    This wide-ranging, multidisciplinary collection examines how advances in medicine and technology are affecting the aging process and the lives of elderly persons. In analyzing the state of biotechnology, these essays applaud the positive-extended lo…

  • Theodosius Schoepffers 'Gerontologia seu Tractatus de jure senum'

    Theodosius Schoepffers 'Gerontologia seu Tractatus de jure senum'

    Inbunden - 2011 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783899717051

  • Gerontological Social Work Practice

    Gerontological Social Work Practice
    av Enid Opal Cox

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789019417

    What are the challenges facing gerontological social workers-today and in the near future? This book gives you an essential overview of the role, status, and potential of gerontological social work in aging societies around the world. Drawing on the…

  • Encyclopedia of Home Care for the Elderly

    Encyclopedia of Home Care for the Elderly
    av Jennifer Boondas

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313285325

    Cogent, concise, and up-to-date, this comprehensive and multidisciplinary one-volume encyclopedia written by experts from many fields covers all the major aspects of home health care for the elderly in America today. Patients, health care providers,…

  • The Age Of Genomes

    The Age Of Genomes
    av Jon Luoma

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807074572

    A leading geneticist explores what promises to be one of the most transformative advances in health and medicine in history Almost every week, another exciting headline appears about new advances in the field of genetics. Genetic testing is experien…

  • The Growing Gap in Life Expectancy by Income

    The Growing Gap in Life Expectancy by Income
    av Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780309317078

    The U.S. population is aging. Social Security projections suggest that between 2013 and 2050, the population aged 65 and over will almost double, from 45 million to 86 million. One key driver of population aging is ongoing increases in life expectan…

  • Understanding Communication and Aging

    Understanding Communication and Aging
    av Jake Harwood

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781516521296

    Understanding Communication and Aging: Developing Knowledge and Awareness explores communication in older adulthood, particularly in the areas of interpersonal, intercultural, and mass communication, and includes coverage of communication using new…

  • Health Care for an Aging Society

    Health Care for an Aging Society
    av David Haber

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560322276

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 39, 2019

    Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 39, 2019

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826161321

    This thirty-ninth volume of Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics focuses on men's health and aging. Cutting-edge chapters discuss the different complex factors that can lead to advancing our understanding on older men's health. The volume is…

  • Healthy Aging in Sociocultural Context

    Healthy Aging in Sociocultural Context

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415636216

    Healthy Aging in Sociocultural Context examines two emerging trends facing countries throughout the world: population aging and population diversity. It makes a unique contribution to our understanding of these timely issues by examining their impli…

  • Healthy Aging in Sociocultural Context

    Healthy Aging in Sociocultural Context

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138809499

    Healthy Aging in Sociocultural Context examines two emerging trends facing countries throughout the world: population aging and population diversity. It makes a unique contribution to our understanding of these timely issues by examining their impli…

  • Family Medicine

    Family Medicine

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319044132

    The seventh edition of this classic reference book has been vastly updated from its previous edition to reflect the many changes in clinical medicine since 2003. Family Medicine: Principles and Practice, 7th Edition, is a must-have reference for med…

  • The Elderly Caregiver

    The Elderly Caregiver

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803950214

    Bringing together the empirical work of researchers from a variety of disciplines, this volume provides insight into the physical, psychological and social needs of the growing number of elderly people caring for adults with developmental disabiliti…

  • The Elderly Caregiver

    The Elderly Caregiver

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803950207

    Bringing together the empirical work of researchers from a variety of disciplines, this volume provides insight into the physical, psychological and social needs of the growing number of elderly people caring for adults with developmental disabiliti…

  • The Long Life

    The Long Life
    av Helen Small

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199592562

    The Long Life invites the reader to range widely from the writings of Plato through to recent philosophical work by Derek Parfit, Bernard Williams, and others, and from Shakespeare's King Lear through works by Thomas Mann, Balzac, Dickens, Beckett,…

  • The Long Life

    The Long Life
    av Helen Small

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199229932

    The Long Life invites the reader to range widely from the writings of Plato through to recent philosophical work by Derek Parfit, Bernard Williams, and others, and from Shakespeare's King Lear through works by Thomas Mann, Balzac, Dickens, Beckett,…

  • Preparing Participants for Intergenerational Interaction

    Preparing Participants for Intergenerational Interaction
    av Melissa Hawkins

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789013248

    Preparing Participants for Intergenerational Interaction: Training for Success examines established intergenerational programs and provides the training methods necessary for activity directors or practitioners to start a similar program. This book…

  • Preparing Participants for Intergenerational Interaction

    Preparing Participants for Intergenerational Interaction
    av Melissa Hawkins

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789003676

    Preparing Participants for Intergenerational Interaction: Training for Success examines established intergenerational programs and provides the training methods necessary for activity directors or practitioners to start a similar program. This book…

  • Dementia and Aging

    Dementia and Aging

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801845451

    Several million Americans are afflicted with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementing disorder. For families, professional caregivers, policy makers, and the patients themselves, the challenges are immense and the economic costs are staggering. In…

  • Ageing in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Ageing in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447325253

    This collection of in-depth ethnographic analysis examines the impact of local and global transformations on the care, or lack of care, older people receive in Sub-Saharan Africa. This volume provides the pan-African evidence and analysis needed to…

  • The Politics of Healthcare in Britain

    The Politics of Healthcare in Britain
    av Stephen Harrison

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761941590

    'This is an excellent textbook for which there is currently a niche in the market. The chapters on rationing, professionalism, politics of clinical knowledge and the politics of democracy and participation are particularly strong and will be invalua…

  • Colorectal Cancer in the Elderly

    Colorectal Cancer in the Elderly

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783642298820

    As the population ages, clinicians are facing an increasing number of elderly patients with colorectal cancer. These patients pose unique challenges as they have more comorbidities and lower functional reserves. In addition, the treatment goals may…

  • Ergotherapie im Arbeitsfeld Geriatrie

    Ergotherapie im Arbeitsfeld Geriatrie

    Inbunden - 2005 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783131255815

    Ladenpreiserhöhung zum 1.03.2009

  • Chronic Pain in Later Life

    Chronic Pain in Later Life
    av Deborah T. Gold

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313310997

    A comprehensive, multidisciplinary annotated bibliography of the chronic pain in later life literature. It consists of 302 entries covering, assessment of chronic pain, the human body and chronic pain, perceptions of chronic pain, treatment of chron…

  • Menschen Pflegen: Der Praxisbegleiter Für Pflegeprofis Basierend Auf Pflegediagnosen

    Menschen Pflegen: Der Praxisbegleiter Für Pflegeprofis Basierend Auf Pflegediagnosen

    Häftad - 2009 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783540793205

    Pflegen mit Pflegediagnosen - auch als Pflegeprofi Der erste Praxisbegleiter f r examinierte Pflegekr fte in der Gesundheits- und (Kinder-)krankenpflege basierend auf Pflegediagnosen. Als Nachschlagewerk bietet es pflegerisches Wissen konzentriert…

  • Aging of the Genome

    Aging of the Genome
    av Jan Vijg

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198569237

    Aging has long since been ascribed to the gradual accumulation of DNA mutations in the genome of somatic cells. However, it is only recently that the necessary sophisticated technology has been developed to begin testing this theory and its conseque…

  • Quality of Life and Older People

    Quality of Life and Older People
    av John Bond

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780335208722

    *What is quality of life? *How should we assess quality of life for older people? *What are the personal and external influences on quality of life for older people?Quality of Life and Older People provides a critical approach to the conceptualizati…

  • Community and Ageing

    Community and Ageing
    av Simon Evans

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847420718

    Specialist forms of housing with care are becoming increasingly popular in the United Kingdom, largely as a result of the ageing of the population and the relative wealth of the latest generation of older people. Retirement villages and extra care h…

  • Community and ageing

    Community and ageing
    av Simon Evans

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847420701

    Specialist forms of housing with care are becoming increasingly popular in the United Kingdom, largely as a result of the ageing of the population and the relative wealth of the latest generation of older people. Retirement villages and extra care h…

  • Older Women: Current and Future Challenges of Professionals with An Aging Population

    Older Women: Current and Future Challenges of Professionals with An Aging Population
    av Teresa Kilbane

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681083506

    Older Women: Current and Future Challenges of Professionals With An Aging Population is about older women and the unique challenges they face now and in coming decades. Elderly women face problems that require response from multiple service provider…

  • Gerontology and the Construction of Old Age

    Gerontology and the Construction of Old Age
    av Bryan Green

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202362557

    Although attitudes toward the aged and their care are inherent in any society, gerontology itself is a relatively recent field of study and practice. Gerontology and the Construction of Old Age applies the methods of discourse analysis and textual a…

  • Our Aging Bodies

    Our Aging Bodies
    av Gary F. Merrill

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813571560

    People in developed countries are living longer and, just as the aged population around the world is steadily growing, the number of adults eighty-five and older in the United States is projected to quadruple to twenty-one million people by 2050. Th…

  • Our Aging Bodies

    Our Aging Bodies
    av Gary F. Merrill

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813571553

    People in developed countries are living longer and, just as the aged population around the world is steadily growing, the number of adults eighty-five and older in the United States is projected to quadruple to twenty-one million people by 2050. Th…

  • Stem Cells: A Cellular Fountain of Youth

    Stem Cells: A Cellular Fountain of Youth
    av G. van Zant

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780444507310

    This volume provides a timely and thorough review of the current state of understanding of a fascinating type of cell that is capable of forming many or all cells in the body. In humans and other mammals embryonic stem cells, the immediate offspring…

  • Lebens- und Bedarfslagen im Alter

    Lebens- und Bedarfslagen im Alter

    Häftad - 2013 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783944708003

  • Geriatric Anesthesiology

    Geriatric Anesthesiology

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441970879

    Geriatric anesthesia is a rapidly growing and evolving field and this is the major revision of a classic anesthesia reference. The last few years have seen significant advancements and important new modalities for addressing the needs of an aging po…

  • Reluctant Intimacies

    Reluctant Intimacies
    av Beata Switek

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785332692

    Based on seventeen months of ethnographic research among Indonesian eldercare workers in Japan and Indonesia, this book is the first ethnography to research Indonesian care workers' relationships with the cared-for elderly, their Japanese colleague…

  • Aging in an Aging Society

    Aging in an Aging Society
    av Iva Apostolova

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781796894

    This volume presents contributions from academics, practitioners and researchers who reflect on aging and argue that while the financial impact of aging appears to be receiving increased attention, the more personal, familial and communal consequenc…

  • Aging in an Aging Society

    Aging in an Aging Society
    av Iva Apostolova

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781796900

    This volume presents contributions from academics, practitioners and researchers who reflect on aging and argue that while the financial impact of aging appears to be receiving increased attention, the more personal, familial and communal consequenc…

  • The Global Age-Friendly Community Movement

    The Global Age-Friendly Community Movement

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785336676

    The age-friendly community movement is a global phenomenon, currently growing with the support of the WHO and multiple international and national organizations in the field of aging. Drawing on an extensive collection of international case studies,…

  • The Global Age-Friendly Community Movement

    The Global Age-Friendly Community Movement

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789207996

    The age-friendly community movement is a global phenomenon, currently growing with the support of the WHO and multiple international and national organizations in the field of aging. Drawing on an extensive collection of international case studies,…

  • It Never Goes Away

    It Never Goes Away
    av Anne Lauren Koch

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813598390

    If you are transgendered, the feeling of wanting your body to match the sex you feel you are never goes away. For some, though, especially those who grew up before trans people were widely out and advocating for equality, these feelings were often c…

  • Global Ageing in the Twenty-First Century

    Global Ageing in the Twenty-First Century
    av Zachary Zimmer

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409432708

    Population ageing - a growth in the proportion of a population that is in older age - is now occurring in every region and nearly every country of the world. Indeed, the growth of older populations is among the important global phenomena of the twen…

  • Advancing Aging Policy as the 21st Century Begins

    Advancing Aging Policy as the 21st Century Begins
    av Francis G Caro

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789010339

    By the end of the current decade, many baby boomers will be senior citizens. What policies should we enact to prepare for an aging society?In the coming decade, we have a unique opportunity to create new and better aging policies. This collection of…

  • The Hispanic Elderly

    The Hispanic Elderly
    av Rosina M. Beccerra

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780819136275

    Selected by CHOICE as an Outstanding Academic Book of 1985o86.

  • Beyond Nostalgia

    Beyond Nostalgia
    av Ruth E. Ray

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813919393

    A study of the ways in which the elderly fashion their memories through personal narrative. It involves the reader in the construction of life stories as a richly rewarding and highly social process that often reveals the types of relationships that…

  • Whole Person Care

    Whole Person Care

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441994394

    A ground-breaking new volume and the first of its kind to concisely outline and explicate the emerging field of whole person care process, Whole Person Care: A New Paradigm for the 21st Century organizes the disparate strains of literature on the to…

  • Families Caring Across Borders

    Families Caring Across Borders
    av Loretta Baldassar

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403947765

    This is an ethnographic account of the transnational caregiving experiences and practices of Australian migrants and refugees, caring for their elderly parents in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and New Zealand. It describes how people respond to unpr…

  • Ageing, Insight and Wisdom

    Ageing, Insight and Wisdom
    av Ricca Edmondson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847425591

    This book focuses on older people as makers of meaning and insight, highlighting the evolving values, priorities and ways of communicating that make later life fascinating. It explores what creating 'meaning' in later life really implies, for older…

  • Ageing, Insight and Wisdom

    Ageing, Insight and Wisdom
    av Ricca Edmondson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847425935

    This book focuses on older people as makers of meaning and insight, highlighting the evolving values, priorities and ways of communicating that make later life fascinating. It explores what creating 'meaning' in later life really implies, for older…

  • Physiology of Exercise and Healthy Aging

    Physiology of Exercise and Healthy Aging
    av Albert W. Taylor

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780736058384

    Aims to blend the science of exercise physiology with the ageing process. This book outlines the theories on ageing, the ageing, process, the structural and functional changes that characterise advancing age and the exercise programming concerns for…

  • Last Years of Long Lives

    Last Years of Long Lives
    av Tor Inge Romoren

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415859882

    The Last Years of Long Lives is a unique account of that period of old age which precedes death. Based on 400 complete individual histories and covering a twenty-year period, it looks at the experiences of people over eighty years old in three impor…