Gerontology Products

  • Gerontology: The Basics

    By Jennifer Sasser, Harry R Moody

    Human aging is a complex, multi-faceted experience that unfolds over an entire lifetime. While human aging is universal, it is also wildly variable, shaped by individual, social, cultural, political, geographic and historical contexts. Gerontology: The basics explores the field of research,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Ageing, Physical Activity and Health

    International Perspectives

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-03-08 
    Routledge
    ICSSPE Perspectives

  • Osteoporosis

    A Lifecourse Epidemiology Approach to Skeletal Health

    Edited by Nicholas Harvey, Cyrus Cooper

    This is the first book to document comprehensively the ‘state of the art’ in the lifecourse epidemiology of osteoporosis. In detailed chapters, expert contributors describe the current and projected future burden of disease, developments in the understanding of risk factors for osteoporosis from…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16 
    CRC Press

  • Negotiating Ageing

    Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life

    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 – 2017-11-14
    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 – 2017-10-25
    CRC Press

  • Molecular Basis of Aging

    By Alvaro Macieira-Coelho

    Using a new, integrative approach, Molecular Basis of Aging describes the aging phenomenon within mammalian organisms from the perspective of changes in information storage and coordination between hierarchical orders of structure. This unique approach provides the reader with a thorough insight…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29
    CRC Press
    CRC Press Revivals

  • 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

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