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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 12 new and published books in the subject of Gerontology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

    A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Marc E. Agronin

    Working with the needs of patients with Alzheimer’s disease can be a major challenge for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and other mental-health professionals. Alzheimer’s wreaks havoc on the patient, and its degenerative nature can create a protracted period of anguish and anxiety for the...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Ethics of Sex and Alzheimer's

    By John Portmann

    Published June 21st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Perspectives on Care at Home for Older People

    Edited by Christine Ceci, Kristín Björnsdóttir, Mary Ellen Purkis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    Demographic and epidemiological changes mean that frail older people have come to be seen as an expensive problem for health care systems. The challenge for professionals and policy-makers is to find ways to respond to the coming crisis by delivering high-quality care in the home. This collection...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Management of Dementia, Second Edition

    By Serge Gauthier, Clive Ballard

    The second edition of Management of Dementia combines a balanced review of the latest knowledge and research in this area with practical guidance based on the authors' considerable personal experience in dementia care. Topics include: The diagnostic criteria of Parkinson’s disease dementia...

    Published August 26th 2009 by CRC Press

  6. Charting a Course for High Quality Care Transitions

    Edited by Eric A Coleman

    Learn how to ensure quality and safety for vulnerable older adults Transitional care is crucial to older adults with complex care needs who are moving between different locations or different levels of care. Charting a Course for High Quality Care Transitions addresses this problem by providing...

    Published September 27th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Medical Problems in Women over 70

    When Normative Treatment Plans do not Apply

    Edited by Margaret Rees, Louis Keith

    Care of the older patient is characterized by increasing incidence of chronic and acute diseases, with many patients suffering from several conditions simultaneously. The susceptibility to disease increases not only because of physiological factors relating to the aging process, but also due to...

    Published May 30th 2007 by CRC Press

  8. Sport and Exercise Physiology Testing Guidelines: Volume II – Exercise and Clinical Testing

    The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Guide

    Edited by Edward M. Winter, Andrew M. Jones, R.C. Richard Davison, Paul D. Bromley, Tom Mercer

    Sport and exercise physiologists are called upon to carry out physiological assessments that have proven validity and reliability, both in sport-specific and health-related contexts. A wide variety of test protocols have been developed and refined. This book is a comprehensive guide to these...

    Published November 17th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Contemporary Issues in Gerontology

    Promoting Positive Ageing

    Edited by Victor Minichiello, Irene Coulson

    Written by leading international experts, this book helps students and practitioners to better understand and cater for the needs of our ageing population. It examines: how services can be provided to meet the expectations and needs of a growing population of ageing citizens within a...

    Published February 15th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Ageing and Place

    Edited by Gavin J. Andrews, David R. Phillips

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    During recent years, an increasing amount of academic research has focused on older people with a particular emphasis on settings, places and spaces. This book provides a comprehensive review of research and the policy area of 'ageing and place'. An insightful book on an important topic, Andrews...

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge