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A comprehensive multi-disciplinary overview of the very latest research on ageing, concentrating on four major themes: autonomy and independence in later life, biology and ageing, food and nutrition and representation of old age.
A comprehensive multi-disciplinary overview of the very latest research on ageing, concentrating on three major themes: active ageing, design for ageing well and the relationship between ageing and socio-economic development.
'I pictured myself a wine-dark streak in a TV desert, ears too full of the summer wind to hear that ominous ticking in the sky: the sound of a cultural clock counting me out of youth.' Briohny Doyle turned thirty without a clear idea of what her adult life should...
A challenge to the assumption that there is appropriate employment available for people who are expected to retire later and the gender-neutral way the expectation for extending working lives is presented in most policy-making circles.
By Tom Friedman
The perfect gift book for people of a certain age their memory might be slipping, but their sense of humour is intact!, 1,000 Unforgettable Senior Moments celebrates history's greatest mental lapses. Now uploaded and refreshed with more than 20 percent new material.
Fall in love with 52 wise, healthy and joyful 100-year-olds in this celebratory and uplifting art book
Ageing entails lifelong dynamic changes in biological, psychological, and social functioning. While such changes in later adulthood were somewhat neglected by scientists in the past, recent decades have seen a marked increase in research in this area. Nancy A. Pachana examines the impact of rising numbers of older people worldwide.