Gerontology Products

  • Negotiating Ageing

    Critical Narratives for Cultural Adaptation

    By Simon Biggs

    The demographic shift occurring as a result of an ageing international population brings with it the challenge of cultural adaptation as we begin to rethink the purpose of a long life, intergenerational relations, and the social connectedness and value of older adults. Solutions which have been…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Aging

    Exploring a Complex Phenomenon

    Edited by Shamim I. Ahmad

    This book is a detailed and comprehensive synthesis of the scientific study of aging. Dozens of contributions from leading scholars review various theories of aging, and molecular, cellular, biochemical and microbial aspects of aging, among just a few of the topics included. Authoritative, wide…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06 
    CRC Press

  • Hospice and Palliative Care

    The Essential Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Stephen R. Connor

    The third edition of Hospice and Palliative Care is the essential guide to the hospice and palliative care movement both within the United States and around the world. Chapters provide mental-health and medical professionals with a comprehensive overview of the hospice practice as well as…

    Paperback – 2017-07-06
    Routledge

  • DHEA in Human Health and Aging

    Edited by Ronald Ross Watson

    Reduced production of DHEA associated with the diseases that accompany aging has led to its use as a nutritional supplement for antiaging, metabolic support, and other purposes. While animal studies have clearly shown substantial benefits of DHEA in combating various disease states, the effect of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    CRC Press

  • Geriatric Rehabilitation

    From Bedside to Curbside

    Edited by K. Rao Poduri

    Geriatric Rehabilitation addresses the fact that this is an age in which individuals have increasing longevity, better health care, education and expectations of health care which present new, increasing and even radical challenges to health care providers. The care of our older patients in…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    CRC Press
    Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

  • Dementia, Fifth Edition

    Edited by David Ames, John T. O'Brien, Alistair Burns

    Dementia represents a major public health challenge for the world with over 100 million people likely to be affected by 2050. A large body of professionals is active in diagnosing, treating, and caring for people with dementia, and research is expanding. Many of these specialists find it hard to…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2017-02-02
    CRC Press

  • Mechanisms Linking Aging, Diseases and Biological Age Estimation

    Edited by Sara C. Zapico

    This book focuses on four of the hallmarks of aging: aspartic acid racemization, advanced glycation end products, telomere shortening and mitochondrial mutations; describing their role in aging and diseases; and their application to age-at-death estimation in forensic sciences in greater depth,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21
    CRC Press

  • Science, Technology and the Ageing Society

    By Tiago Moreira

    Ageing is widely recognised as one of the social and economic challenges in the contemporary, globalised world, for which scientific, technological and medical solutions are continuously sought. This book proposes that science and technology also played a crucial role in the creation and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Designing Technology Training for Older Adults in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

    By Shelia R. Cotten, Elizabeth A. Yost, Ronald W. Berkowsky, Vicki Winstead, William A. Anderson

    This book provides the latest research and design-based recommendations for how to design and implement a technology training program for older adults in Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). The approach in the book concentrates on providing useful best practices for CCRC owners, CEOs,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Aging Series

  • Vitamin D

    Oxidative Stress, Immunity, and Aging

    Edited by Adrian F. Gombart

    Vitamin D insufficiency/deficiency is a worldwide, public health problem in both developed and developing countries. Rickets among infants has reemerged. Low levels of vitamin D are associated with increased risk and mortality from cancer. At the same time, the beneficial effects of vitamin D on a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press
    Oxidative Stress and Disease

  • Aging is a Group-Selected Adaptation

    Theory, Evidence, and Medical Implications

    By Joshua Mitteldorf

    Although books exist on the evolution of aging, this is the first book written from the perspective of again as an adaptive program. It offers an insight into the implications of research on aging genetics, The author proposes the Demographic Theory of Senescence, whereby aging has been…

    Hardback – 2016-10-20
    CRC Press

  • Musculoskeletal Trauma in the Elderly

    Edited by Charles Court-Brown, Margaret McQueen, Marc F. Swiontkowski, David Ring, Susan M. Friedman, Andrew David Duckworth

    Trauma in older people aged over 65 is a rapidly growing field within orthopaedics. Up to two thirds of fractures occur as a result of a fall and about one third of all fractures occur in the over-65 population. The aim of this comprehensive new text is to present the epidemiology and management of…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-08-09
    CRC Press

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