• Intentional Self-Development and Positive Ageing: How Individuals Select and Pursue Life Goals book cover

    Intentional Self-Development and Positive Ageing

    How Individuals Select and Pursue Life Goals, 1st Edition

    By Bernhard Leipold

    Are we in control of our own development in adulthood, or are we shaped by circumstances beyond our control? By adopting the concept of intentional self-development (ISD), this text outlines an action-theoretical approach to human development that emphasizes both an individual’s ability to shape…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Dementia and Literature: Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Dementia and Literature

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tess Maginess

    Dementia is an urgent global concern, often termed a widespread ‘problem’, ‘tragedy’ or ‘burden’ and a subject best addressed by health and social policy and practice. However, creative writers can offer powerful and imaginative insights into the experience of dementia across cultures and over time…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Disaster Public Health and Older People book cover

    Disaster Public Health and Older People

    1st Edition

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    Disaster Public Health and Older People introduces professionals, students, and fieldworkers to the science and art of promoting health and well-being among older people in the context of humanitarian emergencies, with a particular focus on low- and middle-income country settings. Older people…

    Paperback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The Dying Body as a Lived Experience book cover

    The Dying Body as a Lived Experience

    1st Edition

    By Alan Blum

    The anxiety over death persists in everyday life- though often denied or repressed- lingering as an unconscious worry or intuition that typically seems to compromise one’s feelings of well-being and experience in a range of areas; coming out often as malaise, depression, and anger in much conduct.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • The Living Well with Dementia Course: A Workbook for Facilitators book cover

    The Living Well with Dementia Course

    A Workbook for Facilitators, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cheston, Ann Marshall

    The Living Well with Dementia Course: A Workbook for Facilitators will be an indispensable guide to providing support to people after they have received a dementia diagnosis. The workbook provides facilitators with a realistic but positive approach to helping people with dementia understand and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Rural Health and Aging Research: Theory, Methods, and Practical Applications book cover

    Rural Health and Aging Research

    Theory, Methods, and Practical Applications, 1st Edition

    By Wilbert M Gesler, Donna G Rabiner, Gordon H Defriese

    This book describes a wide-ranging set of research approaches which have been used to study the health care problems of adults living in rural areas. It shows how these approaches can be used to define health care problems, measure levels of illness and health, and evaluate health care practices.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Women and Retirement: Challenges of a New Life Stage book cover

    Women and Retirement

    Challenges of a New Life Stage, 1st Edition

    By Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal

    In the last century, changes to the nature and patterns of women’s working lives have been vast. Notably, the huge increase in women’s participation in the paid workforce means that today women are retiring in unprecedented numbers. How do they cope with this lifestyle transition? What major…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge

  • Living with Frailty: From Assets and Deficits to Resilience book cover

    Living with Frailty

    From Assets and Deficits to Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Shibley Rahman

    Increasingly, we question ‘what makes us healthy?’, as well as ‘what makes us ill?’. What does this shift mean for frailty? Almost wholly defined in negative terms, the term ‘frail’ tends to refer to a group of older people who are at highest risk of adverse outcomes such as falls, infections,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* Individuals Living with Dementia: Concepts, Practice and Rights book cover

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* Individuals Living with Dementia

    Concepts, Practice and Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Westwood, Elizabeth Price

    This groundbreaking collection is the first to focus specifically on LGBT* people and dementia. It brings together original chapters from leading academics, practitioners and LGBT* individuals affected by dementia. Multi-disciplinary and international in scope, it includes authors from the UK, USA,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Ageing, Gender and Sexuality: Equality in Later Life book cover

    Ageing, Gender and Sexuality

    Equality in Later Life, 1st Edition

    By Sue Westwood

    Ageing, Gender and Sexuality focuses on the experiences of older lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) individuals, in order to analyse how ageing, gender and sexuality intersect to produce particular inequalities relating to resources, recognition and representation in later life. The book adopts a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Science, Technology and the Ageing Society book cover

    Science, Technology and the Ageing Society

    1st Edition

    By Tiago Moreira

    Ageing is widely recognised as one of the social and economic challenges in the contemporary, globalised world, for which scientific, technological and medical solutions are continuously sought. This book proposes that science and technology also played a crucial role in the creation and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Life at Home for People with a Dementia book cover

    Life at Home for People with a Dementia

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Bartlett, Tula Brannelly

    Life at Home for People with a Dementia provides an evidence-based and readable account of improving life at home for people with a dementia and their families. There are estimated to be 47 million people with a dementia worldwide, the majority of whom will live, or want to live, in their own home.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-26
    Routledge

1Series in Aging

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