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  • The Psychology of Getting Old

    A Positive and Practical Guide

    By Carol Parkes, Rowan Bayne

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Textbook of Dementia Care

    An Integrated Approach

    Edited by Graham A Jackson, Debbie Tolson

    Dementia has become a priority for health and social care services across the world. An increasing number of older people has resulted in an increasing number of people with dementia, often with complex needs, and we need to look at new humane and efficient ways of supporting people. This…

    Paperback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Sexual Violence Against Older People

    By Hannah Bows

    Although feminist research on sexual violence has been an area of academic study since the late 1970s, much of this research has centred on younger women who are statistically more at risk of experiencing sexual violence. The result has been that older women have been largely ignored, or even…

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Creativity in Later Life

    Beyond Late Style

    Edited by David Amigoni, Gordon McMullan

    This collection begins with two premises: that our understanding of the nature and forms of creativity in later life remains limited and that dialogue between specialists in gerontology, the arts and humanities can produce the crucial new insights that are so obviously needed. Representing the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Rural Health and Aging Research

    Theory, Methods, and Practical Applications

    By Wilbert M Gesler, Donna G Rabiner, Gordon H Defriese

    This book describes a wide-ranging set of research approaches which have been used to study the health care problems of adults living in rural areas. It shows how these approaches can be used to define health care problems, measure levels of illness and health, and evaluate health care practices.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Disaster Public Health and Older People

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    Older people face specific vulnerabilities in physical, mental and social well-being in disasters. They are likely to experience socio-economic marginalization, isolation, inaccessible information, and lack of relevant post emergency support services during disasters. On the other hand, older…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • New Developments in Dementia Prevention Research

    State of the Art and Future Possibilities

    Edited by Kate Irving, Eef Hogervorst, Deborah Oliveira, Miia Kivipelto

    New Developments in Dementia Prevention Research addresses a dearth of knowledge about dementia prevention and shows the importance of considering the broader social impact of certain risk factors, including the role we each play in our own cognitive health throughout the lifespan. The book draws…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Aging and Mental Health Research

  • The Psychology of Retirement

    By Doreen Rosenthal, Susan Moore

    How can you make the most of retirement? How should you plan for retirement? What are the challenges of retirement and how can they be dealt with?   The Psychology of Retirement looks at this life stage as a journey that involves challenges, opportunities, setbacks, periods of disenchantment and,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge
    The Psychology of Everything

  • Ageing, Diversity and Equality - Open Access

    Social Justice Perspectives

    Edited by Sue Westwood

    Current understandings of ageing and diversity are impoverished in three main ways. Firstly, with regards to thinking about what inequalities operate in later life there has been an excessive preoccupation with economic resources. On the other hand, less attention has been paid to cultural norms…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Women and Retirement

    Challenges of a New Life Stage

    By Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal

    In the last century, changes to the nature and patterns of women’s working lives have been vast. Notably, the huge increase in women’s participation in the paid workforce means that today women are retiring in unprecedented numbers. How do they cope with this lifestyle transition? What major…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People

    Minding the Knowledge Gaps

    Edited by Andrew King, Kathryn Almack, Yiu-Tung Suen, Sue Westwood

    What does it mean to grow older as a lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans (LGBT) person? What gaps in knowledge about LGBT ageing remain? This timely and innovative book reports on a project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council which aimed to address gaps in knowledge about older LGBT…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Living with Frailty

    From Assets and Deficits to Resilience

    By Shibley Rahman

    Increasingly, we question ‘what makes us healthy?’, as well as ‘what makes us ill?’. What does this shift mean for frailty? Almost wholly defined in negative terms, the term ‘frail’ tends to refer to a group of older people who are at highest risk of adverse outcomes such as falls, infections,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge

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