Gerontology/Ageing Products

  • Grief, Bereavement and Meaning Making in Older People

    Views from Rural China, 1st Edition

    By Haimin Pan

    Spousal bereavement seems to be one of the most devastating things a person can suffer through during the course of their life and it can result in adverse bio-psycho-social consequences for the left behind spouse. This book offers updated views from incorporating meaning making theory and social…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Ageing Identities and Women’s Everyday Talk in a Hair Salon

    1st Edition

    By Rachel Heinrichsmeier

    The ageing of the world’s populations, particularly in Western developed countries, is a well-documented phenomenon; and despite many positive images of later life, in the media and public discourse later life is frequently depicted as a time of inevitable physical and cognitive decline. Against…

    Hardback – 2020-01-29 
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Psychodynamic Approaches to the Experience of Dementia

    Perspectives from Observation, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Evans, Jane Garner, Rachel Darnley Smith

    Psychodynamic Approaches to the Experience of Dementia: Perspectives from Observation, Theory and Practice demonstrates the impact of healthcare approaches that take into account not only the practical needs, but also the emotional experience of the patient, their partners, families and friends,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • A Guide to Aging and Well-Being for Healthcare Professionals

    Psychological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Norman M. Brier

    This book provides practical evidence-based strategies that will help clinicians across a broad range of disciplines to address and discuss the main issues an aging person is likely to face and overcome if they are to maintain a sense of well-being as they age. Based on an extensive body of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • The Aging Mind

    An Owner's Manual, 2nd Edition

    By Patrick Rabbitt

    The Aging Mind offers an accessible introduction to what research has revealed about how our bodies and brains age, and how these changes affect our everyday experiences and lives. This second edition is fully updated with contemporary studies and neuroscientific findings, to offer an engaging…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 

  • Design for Wellbeing

    An Applied Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Petermans, Rebecca Cain

    Design for Wellbeing charts the development and application of design research to improve the personal and societal wellbeing and happiness of people. It draws together contributions from internationally leading academics and designers to demonstrate the latest thinking and research on the design…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21 
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly D. Dodson

    Current estimates indicate that approximately 2.2 million people are incarcerated in federal, state, and local correctional facilities across the United States. There are another 5 million under community correctional supervision. Many of these individuals fall into the classification of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18

  • Learning and Cognition in Later Life

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • 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 – 2019-09-18
    Society and Aging Series

  • 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 – 2019-09-18

  • 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 – 2019-09-18
    Generations and Aging

  • 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 – 2019-09-18

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