Aging Products

  • Intergenerational Contact Zones

    Place-Based Tools and Tactics for Promoting Social Inclusion and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Kaplan, Leng Leng Thang, Jaco Hoffman, Mariano Sánchez

    In Intergenerational Contact Zones, Kaplan, Thang, Sánchez and Hoffman introduce novel ways of thinking, planning, and designing intergenerationally enriched environments. Filled with vivid examples of how ICZs breathe new life into communities and social practices, this important volume focuses on…

    Paperback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Later Life

    Exploring Aging through Literature, 1st Edition

    By Barbara A. Misztal

    Later Life views older age as a valuable stage of life and argues for the centrality of self-making to the quality of later life. Aiming to enrich an understanding of ageing as the unfolding process in which people try to negotiate vulnerabilities of their bodies and manage mortality, it explores…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Gerontological Social Work in Action

    Anti-Oppressive Practice with Older Adults, their Families, and Communities, 1st Edition

    By Wendy Hulko, Shari Brotman, Louise Stern, Ilyan Ferrer

    Gerontological Social Work in Action introduces ‘anti-oppression gerontology’ (AOG), a critical approach to social work with older adults, their families, and communities. AOG principles are applied to direct and indirect practice and a range of topics of relevance to social work practice in the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Innovations in Hospice Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen Verderber, Ben J. Refuerzo

    This fully revised, new edition of Innovations in Hospice Architecture responds to the need for an up-to-date, theoretically based reference book summarizing key historical and recent developments with respect to this rapidly evolving building type. This Second Edition presents: an overview of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Older Adults

    A National Challenge for Policy, Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Melvin Delgado, Denise Humm-Delgado

    Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Older Adults discusses two converging problems: the aging baby boomer generation and the large percentage of the American population in prison. This book focuses on the treatment, reentry, financial challenges, medical issues, and policy implications of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge

  • Intergenerational Learning in Practice

    Together Old and Young, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Kernan, Giulia Cortellesi

    Based on innovative global practice, Intergenerational Learning in Practice presents a unique contribution to the field of intergenerational learning. Drawing on the Together Old and Young (TOY) programme, this book provides a comprehensive background to intergenerational learning, along with tools…

    Paperback – 2019-11-26 
    Routledge

  • Ageing, Physical Activity and Health

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Welcoming LGBT Residents

    A Practical Guide for Senior Living Staff, 1st Edition

    By Tim R. Johnston

    Welcoming LGBT Residents is the first comprehensive guide to working with LGBT older adults in senior living settings. The LGBT older adult population represents one of the fastest-growing subpopulations within our aging society. Despite the increasing demand for LGBT-affirming services there is…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14
    Routledge

  • Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course

    The Girl in Time, 1st Edition

    By Susan Pickard

    Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course argues that the gendered structure of temporality (defined in the dual sense of everyday time as well as age and stage of life) is a key factor underpinning the stalling of the gender revolution. Taking as its central focus the idealised young woman…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • The Privatization of Care

    The Case of Nursing Homes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Armstrong, Hugh Armstrong

    Nursing homes are where some of the most vulnerable live and work. In too many homes, the conditions of work make it difficult to make care as good as it can be. For the last eight years an international team from Germany, Sweden, Norway, the UK, the US and Canada have been searching for promising…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Aging and Society

  • Wellness in Whiteness (Open Access)

    Biomedicalization and the Promotion of Whiteness and Youth among Women, 1st Edition

    By Amina Mire

    The Open Access version of this book, available at https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781351234146, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. This book analyses the social and ethical implications of the globalization of emerging…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

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