Aging and Health Products

  • Football as Medicine

    Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Krustrup, Daniel Parnell

    It is beyond dispute that physical activity is good for us, but what are the benefits, challenges and impacts of sport on health? This is the first book to focus on football in the context of health, from individual, public and population-level perspectives. Football as Medicine examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Guide to Active Working in the Modern Office

    Homo Sedens in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Robert Bridger

    This is a short guide on sit-stand working in the office. It reviews the research on sitting and standing at work from the 1950s to present and provides guidance for specialists, therapists, practitioners, and managers. The book is illustrated with many photos and figures, provides guidance for…

    Paperback – 2019-10-24 
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • 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

  • Negotiating Ageing

    Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life, 1st Edition

    By Simon Biggs

    The world is growing older and this is a historically unprecedented phenomenon. Negotiating such change, personally, socially and for governments and international organisations requires an act of cultural adaptation. Two key questions arise: What is the purpose of a long life? and How do we adapt…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Clinical Education in Geriatrics

    Innovative and Trusted Approaches Leading Workforce Transformation in Making Health Care More Age-Friendly, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith L. Howe, Thomas V. Caprio

    This book highlights both recent innovations in professional health curricula and continuing education and interventions aimed at improving student attitudes towards geriatrics and aging. The contributors cover areas including simulation, online training, and standardized patients for evaluation,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge

  • Ageing, the Body and the Gender Regime

    Health, Illness and Disease Across the Life Course, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Pickard, Jude Robinson

    The current (postfeminist) gender order comprises a highly complex coexistence of old and new norms and expectations, freedom and constraints, within a neoliberal social order underpinned by individualism and involving a shift in gender performance by men and women. Health, illness and disease at…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The Dying Body as a Lived Experience

    1st Edition

    By Alan Blum

    The anxiety over death persists in everyday life- though often denied or repressed- lingering as an unconscious worry or intuition that typically seems to compromise one’s feelings of well-being and experience in a range of areas; coming out often as malaise, depression, and anger in much conduct.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • The Religious Roots of American Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Cecil E. Greek

    This book, first published in 1992, demonstrates that American sociology has deep religious roots which continue, both directly and indirectly, to influence the discipline today. Early American sociology was closely aligned with the social gospel movement in Protestantism, which hope to make use of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Religion

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