Gerontology/Ageing Products

  • 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 
    Textbooks in Aging

  • Enhancing the Wellbeing and Wisdom of Older Learners

    A co-research paradigm

    By Tess Maginess

    Enhancing the Wellbeing and Wisdom of Older Learners: A Co-research Paradigm examines how lifelong learning, becoming wise, and sharing wisdom are integrally linked to older people’s wellbeing. The book highlights appropriate learning styles and pedagogies for older people, including research…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 

  • 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 – 2017-12-20 

  • Social Research Methods in Dementia Studies

    Inclusion and Innovation

    Edited by John Keady, Lars-Christer Hydén, Ann Johnson, Caroline Swarbrick

    Traditionally, the most preferred social research methods in dementia studies have been interviews, focus groups and non-participant observations. Most of these methods have been used for a long time by researchers in other social research fields, but their application to the field of dementia…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for Dementia

    History, Evolution and Internationalism

    Edited by Lauren A. Yates, Jennifer Yates, Martin Orrell, Aimee Spector, Bob Woods

    Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) has made a huge global, clinical impact since its inception, and this landmark book is the first to draw all the published research together in one place. Edited by experts in the intervention, including members of the workgroup who initially developed the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Aging and Mental Health Research

  • Lessons on Aging from Three Nations

    The Art of Aging Well

    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 – 2017-09-30
    Society and Aging Series

  • Soul Pain

    The Meaning of Suffering in Later Life

    By Helen K Black

    This book explores the multifaceted experience of suffering in old age. Older adults suffer from a variety of causes such as illness, loss, and life disappointment, to name a few. Suffering also occurs due to experiences related to one's gender, ethnic background, and religion. Although…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30
    Society and Aging Series

  • The Gerontological Prism: Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges

    Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges

    By Jeffrey Michael Clair, Richard Allman

    "The Gerontological Prism" promotes disciplinary cooperation in aging research and practice. To some extent, each chapter explores a unified objective, that of generating a disciplinary-blind gerontology. The fundamental assumption throughout this book is that the aging individual and society can…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30
    Society and Aging Series

  • Aging and Time

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Illustrated 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 – 2017-09-30

  • Handbook of Asian Aging

    By Hyunsook Yoon, Jon Hendricks

    In western countries, the rising tide of population aging took 100 years to alter the face of societies, but Asia is experiencing comparable changes in not much more than a quarter of a century. Contributors to "The Handbook of Aging" describe the magnitude of these changes and their effects on the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30

  • Diversity

    New Approaches to Ethnic Minority Aging

    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 – 2017-09-30
    Generations and Aging

  • Families and Aging

    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 – 2017-09-30
    Generations and Aging

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