Gerontology/Ageing Products

  • Aging and Development

    Social and Emotional Perspectives

    By Peter Coleman, Ann O'Hanlon

    The psychology of ageing usually focuses upon cognitive changes, with a particular focus on dementia and other forms of cognitive decline. But getting older is about more than simply changes to the brain and related health issues. Changes to our social and emotional lives are also hugely…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods

    Understanding successful ageing

    Edited by Leigh Riby

    The Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods offers a clear understanding of the most important research challenges and issues in the burgeoning field of the psychology of aging. As people in developed countries live longer, so a range of research methods has evolved that allows a more nuanced…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29 
    Routledge
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • Mental Health Among Elderly Native Americans

    By James L. Narduzzi

    In the 1990s providing mental health services to the elderly and particularly to elderly Native Americans had been an issue of some concern for the last several decades. Despite this, many public decisions made at the time were based on inadequate data. Due to this lack of data, there had been…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Aging in the Designed Environment

    By Margaret Christenson, Ellen D Taira

    Aging in the Designed Environment is the key sourcebook for physical and occupational therapists developing and implementing environmental designs for the aging. The physical environment remains one of the most overlooked areas in environmental design. In order to move beyond this status quo,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge

  • Health Care of the Aged

    Needs, Policies, and Services

    By Abraham Monk

    Focusing on the need for developing new service delivery models for the aged, Health Care of the Aged examines fiscal, political, and social criteria influencing this challenge of the 1990s. The aged are caught in the sweeping changes currently occuring in the financing, organizing, and delivery of…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

  • Cognitive Aging

    The Role of Strategies

    By Patrick Lemaire

    Cognitive Aging and the Role of Strategy is the  English Language edition of ‘Vieillissement cognitif et variations stratégiques’, oriiginally published in French . Lemaire is a well-respected professor and  text-book author of Cognitive Psychology in France and his English…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    Psychology Press

  • New Developments in Home Care Services for the Elderly

    Innovations in Policy, Program, and Practice

    By Lenard W Kaye

    This anthology responds to the recurring call for quality in home care service provision. It presents to agency administrators, managers, supervisors, and front line service providers a set of the most up-to-date policy, program, and practice developments in the field. Each contributor to New…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • The Memory of Sound

    Preserving the Sonic Past

    By Sean Street

    This book explores the connections between sound and memory across all electronic media, with a particular focus on radio. Street explores our capacity to remember through sound and how we can help ourselves preserve a sense of self through the continuity of memory. In so doing, he analyzes how the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Elder Abuse

    International and Cross-Cultural Perspectives

    By Jordan I Kosberg, Juanita L Garcia

    Here is an informative overview of the causes and consequences of elder abuse in countries around the world. This book delves into the global problem of elder abuse and identifies similarities and differences that occur from country to country. Elder Abuse: International and Cross-Cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13
    Routledge

  • Decision Making near the End of Life

    Issues, Developments, and Future Directions

    Edited by James L. Werth Jr., Dean Blevins

    Decision Making near the End of Life provides a comprehensive overview of the recent developments that have impacted decision-making processes within the field of end-of-life care. The most current developments in all aspects of major underlying issues such as public attitudes, the impact of media,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29
    Routledge
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • When Professionals Weep

    Emotional and Countertransference Responses in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Renee S. Katz, Therese A. Johnson

    When Professionals Weep speaks to the humbling and often transformational moments that clinicians experience in their careers as caregivers and healers—moments when it is often hard to separate the influence of our own emotional responses and worldviews from the patient’s or family’s. When…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

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