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How To Say It To Seniors: Closing the Communication Gap With Our Elders
How To Say It To Seniors: Closing the Communication Gap With Our Elders
by David Solie
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A practical guide to bridging the generation gap. In How to Say It(r) to Seniors, geriatric psychology expert David Solie offers help in removing the typical communication blocks many experience with the elderly. By sharing his insights into the later... (read more)

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Girls with Grandmother Faces: Celebration of Life
Girls with Grandmother Faces: Celebration of Life
by Frances Weaver
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The author of I'm Not As Old As I Used to Be uses humor and homespun wisdom to share her practical and inspirational advice for women over fifty-five, challenging women to keep their freedom, independence, imagination, and curiosity.... (read more)

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Family Ties and Aging
Family Ties and Aging
by Ingrid Arnet Connidis
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Providing an integrated and thorough representation of what we know from current research and contemporary society, Family Ties and Aging is the only book that shows how pressing issues of our time-an aging population, changing family structures, and new... (read more)

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This Is Getting Old: Zen Thoughts on Aging with Humor and Dignity
This Is Getting Old: Zen Thoughts on Aging with Humor and Dignity
by Susan Moon
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In this intimate and funny collection of essays on the sometimes confusing, sometimes poignant, sometimes hilarious condition of being a woman over sixty, Susan Moon keeps her sense of humor and she keeps her reader fully engaged. Among the pieces she... (read more)

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The Last Gift of Time: Life Beyond Sixty
The Last Gift of Time: Life Beyond Sixty
by Carolyn Heilbrun
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The astute and ever eloquent Carolyn Heilbrun, author of the bestselling "Writing a Woman's Life", muses on the emotional and intellectual insights that have brought her to "choose each day for now, to live".... (read more)

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Leisureville: Adventures in a World Without Children
Leisureville: Adventures in a World Without Children
by Andrew D. Blechman
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In his critically acclaimed work, Blechman delves into life in a gated retirement community and offers a hilarious, first-hand report on all its peculiarities. He also takes a serious look at the consequences of such instant cities and examines the... (read more)

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Enjoy Old Age: A Practical Guide
Enjoy Old Age: A Practical Guide
by Burrhus Frederic Skinner
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With Margaret Vaughn, an expert on aging and formerly a research associate at Harvard, noted psychologist B.F. Skinner shows readers how to make changes in one's surroundings to compensate for the drawbacks of age; combat forgetfulness and keep thinking... (read more)

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Retire Right: 8 Scientifically Proven Traits You Need for a Happy, Fulfilling Retirement
Retire Right: 8 Scientifically Proven Traits You Need for a Happy, Fulfilling Retirement
by Frederick T. Fraunfelder
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The first scientifically backed guide to a happy, fulfilling retirement. Over the years, Dr. Fritz Fraunfelder and Dr. Jim Gilbaugh have seen thousands of their patients respond differently to the challenges of retirement: some rose to new heights... (read more)

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Ethics, Aging, and Society: The Critical Turn
Ethics, Aging, and Society: The Critical Turn
by Martha B. Holstein, Ph.d.
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Ethics, Aging and Society...is the first major work in ten years to critically address issues and methodologies in aging and ethics...This well-organized volume begins theoretically and offers new ways of thinking about ethics that can handle the... (read more)

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The Fountain of Age
The Fountain of Age
by Betty Friedan
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Betty Friedan launches a new revolution with this powerful, bestselling book breaking through the American mystique of aging as decline. Through hundreds of interviews, Friedan confronts our denial and demolishes society's compassionate contempt--to... (read more)

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Aging and the Life Course: An Introduction to Social Gerontology
Aging and the Life Course: An Introduction to Social Gerontology
by Jill Quadagno
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Aging and the Life Course is a comprehensive interdisciplinary text in social gerontology. It provides students with a firm grounding in methodological and theoretical issues associated with aging and examines changes in social roles, relationships and... (read more)

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Performance Assessment of Bronchospasm Management Among Second Year Nurse Anesthesia Residents Using the Human Patient Simulator.
Performance Assessment of Bronchospasm Management Among Second Year Nurse Anesthesia Residents Using the Human Patient Simulator.
by Kimberly M. Buehler
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Human patient simulation is a widely publicized adjunct in health care education. Anesthesia education institutions utilize the human patient simulator (HPS) for education, training, research, and performance evaluation. Webster University uses human... (read more)

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Time for retirement :comparative studies of early exit from the labor force
Time for retirement :comparative studies of early exit from the labor force
by Martin Kohli
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In all Western countries, people are retiring earlier than ever before, and people are living longer, thus prolonging the length of retirement. What are the effects of this phenomenon on society in general and on the labor force, and what are the... (read more)

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The Sensory Balance Test as a Screening for Possible Sensory Integration Deficits.
The Sensory Balance Test as a Screening for Possible Sensory Integration Deficits.
by Shu-yuan Hu
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This study assesses the validity and the reliability of using the Sensory Balance Test as screening for possible sensory integration deficits. Twenty typically developing children and twenty children with sensory integration deficits were recruited. All... (read more)

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Compassion Satisfaction and Compassion Fatigue Among Emergency Department Registered Nurses.
Compassion Satisfaction and Compassion Fatigue Among Emergency Department Registered Nurses.
by Linda Nancy Roney
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Responses of emergency nurses caring for patients who experience suffering or trauma have received little attention. These effects may be positive, leading to compassion satisfaction, or negative, causing compassion fatigue. A descriptive study of these... (read more)

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Perceived Effects of Martial Arts Training on Mood.
Perceived Effects of Martial Arts Training on Mood.
by Gregory M. Kane
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The relationship between physical activity and mood has been well documented in the literature. However, the complexity of this relationships and the presence of confounding variables make the usefulness of this line of research somewhat limited. Further... (read more)

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Aging and Everyday Life (Blackwell Readers in Sociology)
Aging and Everyday Life (Blackwell Readers in Sociology)
by Jaber F. Gubrium
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Aging and Everyday Life presents a balanced and penetrating view of the aging experience. The research in this book reveals that many, if not most, of the triumphs and trials experienced in later years are not unlike those confronted at other points in... (read more)

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Nurse Recognition of Delirium Superimposed on Dementia in Hospitalized Older Adults.
Nurse Recognition of Delirium Superimposed on Dementia in Hospitalized Older Adults.
by Melinda Roan Steis
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Background. Delirium is an acute, fluctuating confusional state that is potentially preventable and treatable, especially when recognized early. Unrecognized delirium in older adults results in increased risk for poor health outcomes. Persons who... (read more)

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The Relationship of Depression with Intrinsic and Extrinsic Components of Religiosity in the Older Adult Female.
The Relationship of Depression with Intrinsic and Extrinsic Components of Religiosity in the Older Adult Female.
by Jacqueline Anne Nuval
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The purpose of this doctoral research was to determine whether religious activity and general health would predict depression in older adult women living alone in the community who are widowed, divorced, separated, or never married. Variables considered... (read more)

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Latina Immigrants: Defining and Achieving Mental Health Needs.
Latina Immigrants: Defining and Achieving Mental Health Needs.
by Laura Bava
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Purpose. The purpose of this study was to explore how Latina immigrants defined their mental health needs and the impact of oppressive forces within social and community contexts. This study also examined the strategies and sources of help commonly... (read more)

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