Gerontology (Ageing) Products

  • Caregiving Systems

    Informal and Formal Helpers

    Edited by Steven H. Zarit, Leonard I. Pearlin

    Caregiving has emerged as a critical issue in the second half of the life cycle. With the growth of the older population, there have been dramatic increases in the number of people needing care and assistance. The responsibility for care typically falls on families at a time when they have limited…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Ageing and Executive Control

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by Reinhold Kliegl, Ulrich Mayr-Psycholgy

    The empirical and theoretical analysis of executive control processes, dormant for many years, has grown to become one of the most fertile areas of research in cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience. Because executive functions are thought to have a pervasive role in maintaining optimal…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Life-Span Development and Behavior

    Volume 12

    Edited by David L. Featherman, Richard M. Lerner

    The final volume in this significant series, this publication mirrors the broad scientific attention given to ideas and issues associated with the life-span perspective: constancy and change in human development; opportunities for and constraints on plasticity in structure and function across life;…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Development of Adult Thinking

    Perspectives in Psychology, Education and Business

    Edited by Eeva Kallio

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Ageing, Physical Activity and Health

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Karin Volkwein-Caplan, Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha

    One of the most pressing questions facing society today is how to care for its burgeoning elderly population. By the year 2050, experts predict that one third of the world’s population will be over 60 years old. Health promotion for the elderly is therefore becoming an increasingly important topic…

    Hardback – 2018-03-08 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Introduction to Senior Transportation

    Enhancing Community Mobility and Transportation Services

    By Helen K. Kerschner, Nina M. Silverstein

    Introduction to Senior Transportation focuses on an issue that is a growing concern -- the community mobility needs of older adults. Surpassing the coverage available in existing gerontology textbooks, it enables the reader to understand and appreciate the challenges faced by older adults as they…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05 
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Aging

  • Issues in Aging

    4th Edition

    By Mark Novak

    Issues in Aging combines social, psychological, biological and philosophical perspectives to present a multifaceted picture of aging. Novak illustrates both the problems and the opportunities that accompany older age. The text helps students understand the tremendous variability in aging, and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge

  • Learning and Cognition in Later Life

    Edited by Frank Glendenning, Ian Stuart-Hamilton

    Originally published in 1995, within the previous decade there had been significant developments in our understanding of the learning and motivation, together with the conceptual and cognitive development, of older adults. This understanding had been enhanced by findings from longitudinal studies…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • Grandparents in Cultural Context

    Edited by David W. Shwalb, Ziarat Hossain

    Grandparents in Cultural Context gives a long overdue global view of the changing roles of grandparents. The eleven main chapters are by experts in the Americas, Europe and Russia, Asia, and Africa and the Middle East, and the editors integrate their chapters with previous writings on…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • International Handbook of Positive Aging

    Edited by Rachael E. Docking, Jennifer Stock

    As our global demographic shifts towards an increasingly aging population, we have an opportunity to transform how we experience and think about getting older and embrace the diversity and contribution that this population can bring to society. The International Handbook of Positive Aging showcases…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Family, Intergenerational Solidarity, and Post-Traditional Society

    By Ronald J. Angel, Jacqueline L. Angel

    Almost all families will at some time have to make difficult decisions concerning aging family members, involving institutionalization, moving from medical interventions to palliative care, and even physician-assisted death. Yet, the historical transition from traditional to post-traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge

  • Social and Motivational Compensatory Mechanisms for Age-Related Cognitive Decline

    Edited by Grzegorz Sedek, Paul Verhaeghen, Mike Martin

    Although many aspects of fluid cognition decline with advancing age, simple observation in the wild suggests that older adults, generally speaking, do very well in their day-to-day life. The study of the orchestration of cognitive, social, and motivational compensatory mechanisms in the service of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Psychology Press
    Special Issues of Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition

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