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We are all aging. We are each a spoke on the great wheel of life, part of the ongoing cycle of growth. In Aging , Henri J.M. Nouwen and Walter J. Gaffney share some moving and inspirational thoughts on what aging means (and can mean) to all of us, whether we're…

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In this warm and well-researched guide, author and caregiver Barbara Deane gives the emotional support and practical advice caregivers need to provide good care--and keep from burning out in the process.

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OVER 1,000 SOURCES OF FREE DOLLARS AND ASSISTANCE FOR SENIORS Millions of dollars of services are available to help seniors and their caregivers get the top quality care they need for free or at a minimal cost. Many people with needs just like yours are already…

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Margret Baltes, a major researcher in gerontology, challenges the view that dependence is a negative and unnecessary consequence of aging. In this important volume, she presents her theory of learned dependency based on twenty years of research, which holds that…

Enjoy Old Age

by B F Skinner

|August 1, 1997

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SKINNER/ENJOY OLD AGE

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"My parent needs help, but refuses to consider a nursing home." That's the dilemma facing millions of baby boomers today. How can we ensure responsible, compassionate, even uplifting care for our aging parents at home? Mindfulness is key, Ann Cason…

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In this timely and important work, expert gerontologists review what has been learned about the aged and the process of aging and link this knowledge to interventions for improving the quality of life. This volume highlights the development of preventive,…

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This up-to-date book reflects the breadth of research into gerontology and analyzes the major themes and issues in the area of aging and social policy, in both an Australian context and from an international perspective. Topics discussed include unemployment,…

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This multidisciplinary guide to the literature and research about the physical and psychological aspects of successful, normal, and productive aging is designed for students, teachers, and practitioners who deal with the elderly. The introduction discusses…

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The Fountain of Youth is Just 10 Weeks Away! Based on advanced scientific research and the actual experiences of thousands of Dr. Julian Whitaker's own patients, this remarkable program shows you how to strip away the wear and tear of aging. In this book, which…

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This work presents the results of a study undertaken by Abraham Monk and Carole Cox, which analyzes how the countries of Argentina, Canada, England, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden have responded to the increasing need for home health care. The study,…