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  • 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 – 2016-12-16 
    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 – 2016-12-16 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Aging Series

  • 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 – 2016-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2016-11-28 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 
    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 – 2016-10-07
    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

  • Molecular Mechanisms of Skin Aging and Age-Related Diseases

    Edited by Taihao Quan

    Our skin changes as we age. It becomes thinner and loses fat, making it less plump and smooth. Clinically, aged skin is characterized by wrinkles, sagging, age spots and dryness. Emphasizing laboratory and clinical research, this book comprehensively describes the molecular mechanisms of human…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13
    CRC Press

  • The Bell Lap

    Stories for Compassionate Nursing Care

    By Muriel Murch

    The Bell Lap explores, with great insight, the multiple lessons of living and dying. These stories offer engaging and invaluable insights for trainees, practicing nurses, and other health professionals working in the field. Through these stories, the author has laid the ground for caregivers to…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    CRC Press

  • Clinical Nutrition and Aging

    Sarcopenia and Muscle Metabolism

    Edited by Chad Cox

    Sarcopenia—the loss of muscle mass and strength that occurs with advancing age—is a major health challenge, particularly in North America, Europe, and Japan, which have large aging populations. This compendium volume is a valuable addition to the existing literature, providing state-of-the-art…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24
    Apple Academic Press

  • Environmental Gerontology

    What Now?

    Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Benyamin Schwarz

    Environmental gerontology – the research on aging and environment – evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • Essential Geriatrics, Third Edition

    By Henry Woodford

    This third edition of Essential Geriatrics has been comprehensively updated and expanded, and now includes  over 200 questions and answers throughout the text in the 'best of five' format. This text specifically focuses on the key aspects of elderly care, spanning both general medicine and the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    CRC Press

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