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  • Aging in a Changing Society

    Aging in a Changing Society
    av James Thorson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781583910092

    The field of gerontology, the study of ageing, has emerged as an area of increasing importance. This work is an introduction to the multidisciplinary field of gerontology assuming no prior knowledge of gerontology, sociology or psychology.

  • The Age of Genomes

    The Age of Genomes
    av Jon Luoma

    Inbunden - 2016 - 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…

  • Dictionary of Gerontology

    Dictionary of Gerontology
    av Diana K. Harris

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313252877

    As the preface indicates, this sorely needed tool is more than a dictionary. In addition to defining terms specific to gerontology (`circuit breakers,' `Detroit syndrome') and multidisciplinary terms (`suicide,' `cholesterol') pertinent to gerontolo…

  • 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

  • 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…

  • Language of SQL, The

    Language of SQL, The
    av Larry Rockoff

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780134658254

    The Language of SQL, Second Edition Many SQL texts attempt to serve as an encyclopedic reference on SQL syntax -- an approach that is often counterproductive, because that information is readily available in online references published by the major…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Handbook of Developmental Neurotoxicology

    Handbook of Developmental Neurotoxicology
    av Jr., William Slikker

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780126488609

    The Handbook of Developmental Neurotoxicology provides a comprehensive account of the impacts, mechanisms, and clinical relevances of chemicals on the development of the nervous system. The book is written by internationally recognized experts on de…

  • 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…

  • Comfort & Care at the End of Life

    Comfort & Care at the End of Life

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608767687

    For some elderly people, the body weakens while the mind stays alert. Others remain physically strong, and cognitive losses take a huge toll. But for everyone, death is inevitable, and each loss is personally felt by those close to the one who has d…

  • 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…

  • Denn Dem Alter Kann Keiner Entfliehen: Altern Und Alter Im Japan Der Nara- Und Heian-Zeit

    Denn Dem Alter Kann Keiner Entfliehen: Altern Und Alter Im Japan Der Nara- Und Heian-Zeit
    av Susanne Formanek

    Häftad - 1994 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783700121664

    Der vorliegende Band geht anhand der bedeutendsten literarischen, historischen und geistes-geschichtlichen Quellen aus dem 7.-12. Jahrhundert Altersstereotypen und Normen fuer die Gestaltung des Lebensabends nach und untersucht den Status der alten…

  • Researching Social Gerontology

    Researching Social Gerontology

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781446249765

    Through a careful selection of key articles published over the past few decades, this major work addresses how social gerontologists research ageing. Social gerontology draws upon a wide base of disciplines such as sociology, geography, anthropology…

  • Acute Care for Elders

    Acute Care for Elders

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493910243

    Acute Care for Elders (ACE) is a model of care designed to improve functional outcomes and to improve the processes for the care of older patients. This model includes: an environment of care designed to promote improved function for older patients;…

  • Geriatric Anesthesiology

    Geriatric Anesthesiology

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319668772

    Surgical and anesthetic techniques have evolved to allow a growing number of older adults to undergo surgery, and current estimates are that 50% of Americans over the age of 65 years old will have an operation. However, as the knowledge regarding pe…

  • The Public Lives of Rural Older Americans

    The Public Lives of Rural Older Americans
    av Steven A. Peterson

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780819191892

    Along with national data, this book uses two detailed questionnaires which were administered to older Americans in Allegany County, New York in 1983 and 1987 as the basis for exploring the public lives of rural older Americans. The authors discuss t…

  • The Public Lives of Rural Older Americans

    The Public Lives of Rural Older Americans
    av Steven A. Peterson

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780819191885

    Along with national data, this book uses two detailed questionnaires which were administered to older Americans in Allegany County, New York in 1983 and 1987 as the basis for exploring the public lives of rural older Americans. The authors discuss t…

  • Time and Performer Training

    Time and Performer Training

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815396277

    Time and Performer Training addresses the importance and centrality of time and temporality to the practices, processes and conceptual thinking of performer training. Notions of time are embedded in almost every aspect of performer training, and so…

  • Dear Life

    Dear Life
    av Karen Hitchcock

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781863958165

    The elderly, the frailaareaour society. They are our parents and grandparents, our carers and neighbours, and they are every one of us in the not-too-distant futurea...They are not a growing cost to be managed or a burden to be shifted or a horror t…

  • Geriatric Medicine

    Geriatric Medicine

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811032523

    Written by international experts, this book presents chapters that cover common geriatric conditions including dementia, depression, delirium, falls, polypharmacy, incontinence, immobility, and medication-related issues, as well as neurological, car…

  • The Challenge of Maturity

    The Challenge of Maturity
    av William D. Eldridge

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761800453

    This second edition serves as an inspirational guide and a reference to understand the psychological and social challenges that emerge with aging. omprehensive in its scope, this edition of The Challenge of Maturity is an effective resource for ther…

  • The Challenge of Maturity

    The Challenge of Maturity
    av William D. Eldridge

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761800446

    This second edition serves as an inspirational guide and a reference to understand the psychological and social challenges that emerge with aging. omprehensive in its scope, this edition of The Challenge of Maturity is an effective resource for ther…

  • Age-Related Changes of the Human Eye

    Age-Related Changes of the Human Eye

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934115558

    Aging research on the human eyes crosses all areas of ophthalmology and also relies upon biological, morphological, physiological, and biochemical tools for its study. This book reviews all aspects of human eye aging. In addition to descriptions of…

  • Encyclopedia of Retirement and Finance [2 volumes]

    Encyclopedia of Retirement and Finance [2 volumes]
    av Lois A. Vitt

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313324956

    This is the only encyclopedia that focuses solely on the financial issues associated with aging. Written by experts in a variety of fields, entries include gerontology and finance terms and concepts, policies and programs, the needs and problems of…