Aging and Health Products

  • Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters

    From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience

    By Michael R Greenberg

    The baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964 and are the largest population cohort in US history. They should number about 90 million by mid-century, more than doubling their current size. The massive increase in seniors and relative decline of those of working age in the US is mirrored…

    Paperback – 2016-10-22 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Diverse Perspectives on Aging in a Changing World

    Edited by Gillian Joseph

    Focusing on under-researched aspects of social, economic and political change, this volume offers fresh insights into aging, older people and their families. It combines an international and interdisciplinary approach. Chapters explore the contexts in which family roles,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Social Death

    Questioning the life-death boundary

    Edited by Jana Kralova, Tony Walter

    Social death occurs when the social existence of a person or group ceases. With an individual, it can occur before or after physical death. Scholars in a wide range of disciplines have applied the concept to very diverse issues – including genocide, slavery, dementia, hospitalisation, and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-13 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • 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 – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • The Dying Body as a Lived Experience

    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.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Green Exercise

    Linking Nature, Health and Well-being

    Edited by Jo Barton, Rachel Bragg, Carly Wood, Jules Pretty

    The concept of Green Exercise has now been widely adopted and implies a synergistic health benefit of being active in the presence of nature. This book provides a balanced overview and synthesis text on all aspects of Green Exercise and integrates evidence from many different disciplines including…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge

  • Ageing, Gender and Sexuality

    Equality in Later Life

    By Sue Westwood

    Ageing, Gender and Sexuality focuses on the experiences of older lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) individuals, in order to analyse how ageing, gender and sexuality intersect to produce particular inequalities relating to resources, recognition and representation in later life. The book adopts a…

    Hardback – 2016-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • The Preservation of Memory

    Edited by Davide Bruno

    An increase in average life expectancy has given rise to a number of pressing health challenges for the 21st century. Age-related memory loss, whether due to a neurodegenerative condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, or as a product of the normal process of aging, is perhaps the most significant of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Psychology Press

  • Mental Health Across the Lifespan

    A Handbook

    Edited by Mary Steen, Michael Thomas

    Mental wellbeing is an integral part of being, and feeling, healthy, and it is estimated that one in four people will suffer from some form of mental illness during their lifetime. In spite of this, it is often overlooked in mainstream healthcare. The overall aim of this book is to provide…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge

  • Ageing Resource Communities

    New frontiers of rural population change, community development and voluntarism

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, people are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the new phenomenon resource…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did, and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge

  • Sexuality & Ageing

    Edited by Walter Pierre Bouman, Peggy J. Kleinplatz

    Across the globe, both in developed and developing countries, the population is rapidly ageing. In the fields of sexual and relationship therapy and sexual health, ageing has not been an issue of priority. Too often, ageing is thought of as a process that relates to problems, deficits, and taboos,…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge

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