Mental Health: Gerontology/Ageing

  • 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 diagnosis. The workbook provides facilitators with a realistic but positive approach to helping people with dementia understand and adjust to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge

  • Aging A-Z: Concepts Toward Emancipatory Gerontology book cover

    Aging A-Z

    Concepts Toward Emancipatory Gerontology, 1st Edition

    By Carroll L. Estes, Nicholas DiCarlo

    This provocative, intellectually charged treatise serves as a concise introduction to social gerontology, examining multiple dimensions of persistent and hotly debated topics around age, aging, the life course, and the roles of power, politics, culture, economics, and communications. Critical…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Aging and Society

  • Lessons on Aging from Three Nations: The Art of Aging Well book cover

    Lessons on Aging from Three Nations

    The Art of Aging Well, 1st Edition

    By Sara Carmel, Carol A. Morse, Fernando Torres-Gil, Jon Hendricks

    The demographic revolution - the aging of societies has become a worldwide phenomenon, affecting governments, economies, social trends, relationships amongst nations, and most of all, the elderly themselves and their families. The pace of aging differs amongst nations, however, as do the solutions…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Aging and Time: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Illustrated Edition book cover

    Aging and Time

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Illustrated Edition, 1st Edition

    By Jan Baars, Henk Visser

    The aim of this volume is to revitalise the debate about the concepts of time implicit in the study of aging. The many problems related to aging and the aged put an enormous pressure on the gerontological community to come up with practical applications and solutions. In considering research…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07 
    Routledge

  • Diversity: New Approaches to Ethnic Minority Aging book cover

    Diversity

    New Approaches to Ethnic Minority Aging, 1st Edition

    Edited by E Percil Stanford, Fernando M Tores-Gil

    Containing ideas and perspectives, this monograph examines the evolutionary and future considerations for diversity in aging.…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07 
    Routledge
    Generations and Aging

  • Families and Aging book cover

    Families and Aging

    1st Edition

    By Linda Burton

    The complexity and diversity of families and aging has generated the necessity for research, policy, and program agendas that address emerging issues and needs for elderly Americans and their families. This volume is an effort towards that end - an effort towards fostering a different perspective…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07 
    Routledge
    Generations and Aging

  • Gender & Aging book cover

    Gender & Aging

    1st Edition

    By Lou Glasse, Jon Hendricks

    Is there something about our gender that alters the way the aging process unfolds? How does being male or female affect us as we grow older? How important is gender to the study of aging? These and similar questions are what "Gender and Aging" is all about. Sixteen essays, written by scholars and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07 
    Routledge
    Generations and Aging

  • In the Country of the Old book cover

    In the Country of the Old

    1st Edition

    By Jon Hendricks

    Aging is a universal experience, and an individual one. But it is also a cultural phenomenon. Our ethnic and social background has a strong influence on how we deal with growing old. This collection draws on research from around the world to explore how cultural context shapes and defines the aging…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Aging and Human Development Series

  • The Meaning of Reminiscence and Life Review book cover

    The Meaning of Reminiscence and Life Review

    1st Edition

    By Jon Hendricks

    Robert Butler's call for life reviews has exerted a key influence on the way gerontologists have looked at reminiscence and remembering. Widely thought to be a helpful mechanism for integrating past and future, the process of life review needs better specification and evaluation based on sound…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Aging and Human Development Series

  • Readings in the Political Economy of Aging book cover

    Readings in the Political Economy of Aging

    1st Edition

    By Meredith Minkler, Carroll L Estes

    Includes 16 essays which address many issues from a different perspective suggested by the experience of aging in America. This study explores the political, social, and economic realities which have an impact on Americans as they grow older.…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07 
    Routledge
    Policy, Politics, Health and Medicine Series

  • The Georgia Centenarian Study book cover

    The Georgia Centenarian Study

    1st Edition

    By Leonard W. Poon

    Devoted to the description of The Georgia Centenarian Study, an interdisciplinary study of the "oldest-old," conducted by the University of Georgia and the Medical College of Georgia. Consisting of eight papers, this special issue covers most of the domains of the study. A paper discussing the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-07 
    Routledge

  • Institutionalization and Alternative Futures book cover

    Institutionalization and Alternative Futures

    1st Edition

    By Jon Hendricks

    No one wants to put an aging relative in a "home." But very few people have an understanding of the issues involved and options available for an older person who needs outside care. This important book offers a variety of new insights into ways of maximizing choice, independence, and well-being,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Aging and Human Development Series

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