all ebooks in category: Gerontology (10)

Dying: A Transition
English | ISBN: 0231170882 | 2015 | 176 pages | EPUB | 16 MB

This book introduces a process-based, patient-centered approach to palliative care that substantiates an indication-oriented treatment and radical reconsideration of our transition to death. Drawing on …

Senior Cohousing: A New Way Forward for Active Older Adults
English | ISBN: 3030253619 | 2020 | 82 pages | PDF | 4 MB

This book presents a concise description and qualitative exploration of a new residential option for older adults: senior cohousing. It describes the practical, structural and …

Aging Heroes: Growing Old in Popular Culture
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1442250062 | 268 pages | PDF | 2 MB

Despite the increasing number and variety of older characters appearing in film, television, comics, and other popular culture, much of the understanding of these figures …

Handbook on Dementia Caregiving: Evidence-Based Interventions for Family Caregivers [Repost]
English | February 9, 2000 | ISBN: 0826113125 | 344 pages | PDF | 15 MB

This collection provides a comprehensive analysis of intervention approaches to dementia caregiving. It reviews the existing knowledge and provides a conceptual framework for organizing caregiver …

Downhill from Here: Retirement Insecurity in the Age of Inequality
English | 2019 | ISBN: 1250119464 | 336 Pages | EPUB | 6.8 MB

As millions of Baby Boomers reach their golden years, the state of retirement in America is little short of a disaster. Nearly half the households …

Our Ageing Brain: How Our Mental Capacities Develop as We Grow Older
English | ISBN: 1922247634, 192510611X | 2015 | EPUB | 208 pages | 549 KB

An international bestseller delivering good news on brain function and ageing We all worry sometimes that our brains - particularly our memories - just don't …

30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans
English | Deckle Edge, October 30, 2012 | ISBN: 0452298482 | 288 pages | MOBI | 1.00 Mb

“Heartfelt and ever-endearing—equal parts information and inspiration. This is a book to keep by your bedside and return to often.”—Amy Dickinson, nationally syndicated advice columnist …

Savoring Alternative Food: School gardens, healthy eating and visceral difference
2014 | ISBN: 0415844231, 0815395337 | English | 218 pages | PDF | 1 MB

Advocates of the alternative food movement often insist that food is our "common ground" – that through the very basic human need to eat, we …

With Shaking Hands: Aging with Parkinson's Diseasee in America's Hartland
English | 2009 | ISBN: 0813545439 | PDF | pages: 209 | 0.7 mb

At the heart of With Shaking Hands is the account of elder Americans in rural Iowa who have been diagnosed with PD. With a focus …

Computing for Seniors QuickSteps
English | ISBN: 007174035X | 2011 | PDF | 306 pages | 18,7 mb

Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics! Take advantage of your computer's features and tools right away–the QuickSteps way. Color photos and screenshots with clear instructions make it easy …