Psychologische Grundlagen der Gerontologie by Mike Martin,Matthias Kliegel

By Mike Martin,Matthias Kliegel

Dieses Buch gibt einen Überblick über die psychologischen Grundlagen der Gerontologie und beleuchtet die Psychologie des Alterns aus einer Lebensspannenperspektive. Es stellt ein Kompendium der Gerontopsychologie dar und wird als Basislektüre in vielen Studien- und Ausbildungsgängen der Sozial-, Gesundheits- und Pflegewissenschaften sowie der Entwicklungspsychologie eingesetzt. Es wurde vollständig aktualisiert und um wichtige Themen wie Emotionsregulation, neurowissenschaftliche Alters- und Plastizitäts- sowie partizipative Altersforschung erweitert.

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As the Leaves Turn Gold: Asian Americans and Experiences of by Bandana Purkayastha,Miho Iwata,Shweta Majumdar Adur,Ranita

By Bandana Purkayastha,Miho Iwata,Shweta Majumdar Adur,Ranita Ray,Trisha Tiamzon

As the Leaves flip Gold examines the demanding situations and possibilities round getting older for Asian American men and women within the usa. The booklet appears to be like at a number Asian Americans—affluent and negative, third-generation natives and up to date immigrants, political exiles and up to date migrants, those that immigrated early in existence and people who immigrated overdue in life—and positive aspects interview excerpts that convey those matters to lifestyles.

The publication exhibits how the lifestyles classes of people, together with discrimination they might have confronted in prior years, can form their golden years. As they get older, Asian americans proceed to fight to slot into American society—this is right even of these who're hugely expert, rather prosperous, and feature lived and labored with non-Asian american citizens for many in their lives. As the Leaves flip Gold discusses not just the demanding situations older Asian americans face, equivalent to loss of enough aid companies, but in addition neighborhood and transnational options. As the Leaves flip Gold is a crucial exam of getting older, immigration, and social inequality.

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Human Factors Interventions for the Health Care of Older by Arthur D. Fisk,Wendy A. Rogers

By Arthur D. Fisk,Wendy A. Rogers

This ebook represents the fruits of discussions that happened at a convention on Human components and overall healthiness Care Interventions for Older Adults. The relevance and contributions of the sphere of human components to healthiness care interventions is the unifying topic of this e-book. preliminary chapters offer overviews of the sector of human components and the first examine methodologies of that box. different chapters evaluate the cognitive matters that needs to be thought of within the context of the future health care setting and the possibility of workouts to enhance such cognitive features. the remainder chapters disguise a variety of state-of-the-art themes together with: care giving, telecommunication concerns, layout of scientific units, machine tracking of sufferers, automatic verbal exchange structures, computing device interface concerns usually, and using the area vast internet as a resource for healthiness details. Written through specialists within the box of getting older or healthiness care, this publication might be of curiosity to researchers and practitioners within the fields of getting older, human components, and overall healthiness care.

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Optimizing Housing for the Elderly: Homes Not Houses by Leon A Pastalan

By Leon A Pastalan

realize the varied variety of housing strategies to be had to the aged inhabitants with this glorious new booklet. This well timed quantity addresses the general public coverage and layout and improvement matters that needs to inevitably face these enthusiastic about housing our gradually transforming into aged inhabitants. The chapters hide a wide spectrum of populations together with aged humans in “aging ghettoes” in suburbia, carrying on with care retirement neighborhood citizens, full-time leisure motor vehicle tourists, and the homeless aged. The authoritative members transcend descriptions of wide-ranging aged housing strategies and delve into the principal topics that impression all of them. Optimizing Housing for the aged explores a few universal issues comparable to own safety, foodstuff and scientific companies, independence, and social interplay, which are vital opting for elements while picking a method of housing, and addresses fiscal questions together with recommendation on lowering charges in renowned carrying on with care retirement groups, presently inaccessible to lower-income aged humans. execs interested by any point of housing for the aged will enjoy the info during this insightful book.

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Normal Aging II: Reports from the Duke Longitudinal Studies, by Erdman Palmore

By Erdman Palmore

Since they all started in 1955, the Duke Longitudinal experiences have getting older were considered as landmark investigations, accumulating necessary information at the commonplace actual alterations that accompany getting older, general styles of psychological well-being and psychological ailment, mental getting older, and the conventional social roles, self-concepts, satisfactions, and alterations to retirement of the elderly. Comprising details on greater than 750 elderly and middle-aged people, those stories have contributed tremendously to our skill to differentiate basic and inevitable techniques of getting older from those who may well accompany getting older as a result of coincidence, pressure, maladjustment, or disuse.

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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 35, by Manfred, PhD Diehl,Hans-Werner, PhD Wahl

By Manfred, PhD Diehl,Hans-Werner, PhD Wahl

How do members understand the adventure of getting older? Can this belief are expecting such developmental results as practical wellbeing and fitness or mortality? The thirty fifth quantity of ARGG encompasses the most up-tp-date and fruitful learn findings in regards to the subjective adventure of getting older and describes how they healthy inside a theoretical framework. It displays a brand new and complex level of improvement within the self-discipline of subjective getting older and may be a construction block for destiny theoretical and empirical paintings during this zone of study.

The ebook integrates displays from a chain of contemporary workshops attended by way of a global cadre of subjective getting older researchers, the result of numerous longitudinal stories from around the globe, and theoretical propositions from reports which are ongoing. Chapters-reviewed via self sufficient students for "quality control"-- tackle significant conceptual methods and key demanding situations to subjective getting older examine; study designs, empirical findings, and methodological concerns; and the results of subjective getting older examine on interventions, society, and the altering contexts of getting older.

Key Topics:

  • Subjective getting older and know-how of aging
  • Connections among study on subjective getting older and age stereotypes and stigma
  • Linking subjective getting older to altering social meanings of age and the existence course
  • Psychological and social assets and subjective getting older around the grownup existence span
  • Experimental learn on age stereotypes
  • Domain-specific techniques and implications for addressing problems with developmental regulation
  • Subjective getting older as a predictor of significant endpoints of getting older and development
  • Exploring new contexts and connections for subjective getting older measures
  • Changing destructive perspectives of aging
  • Subjective getting older study from a cross-cultural perspective
  • Subjective getting older study and gerontological practice
  • Future instructions for subjective getting older research

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Vieillir au pluriel: Perspectives sociales (French Edition) by Michèle Charpentier,Nancy Guberman,Véronique

By Michèle Charpentier,Nancy Guberman,Véronique Billette,Jean-Pierre Lavoie,Amanda Grenier,Ignace Olazabal

Véritable traité de gérontologie sociale, il s’agit du leading manuel francophone traitant des différents elements sociaux des vieillissements. Il porte le projet d’une société plurielle et inclusive, d’une société pour tous les âges où il fait bon vieillir._x000D_

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Elder Abuse and the Public's Health by Pamela B., PhD Teaster,Jeffrey E., PhD Hall

By Pamela B., PhD Teaster,Jeffrey E., PhD Hall

Encompassing the contributions of major students in public health and wellbeing and gerontology, it is a wealthy repository of key principles, thoughts and matters relating to elder mistreatment and the position of public well-being projects in its prevention. The textual content frames elder mistreatment as a public sickness, stressing that efforts towards prevention is definitely in the scope of labor played via public healthiness pros. It describes significant public policy/public future health tasks as they relate to elder mistreatment, analyzes elder mistreatment as a world and human rights factor, and helps the improvement of middle skills for public wellbeing and fitness paintings to avoid elder mistreatment.

The textual content describes intimately significant theoretical and utilized matters inside of elder mistreatment and grounds those concerns in the middle services and crucial companies of public well-being. It then addresses ability improvement utilizing the middle skills for public healthiness execs. The publication is the 1st to tie the middle capabilities and crucial public well-being companies to middle public well-being competency domain names and creates a topic-specific framework for potent public health and wellbeing perform. An annotated part comprises the main up to date assets for either public health and wellbeing and elder mistreatment, together with toolkits, stakeholder lists, and references. A dialogue of destiny instructions for the sphere units the time table for a devoted interdisciplinary method of ameliorating and combating elder mistreatment.

Key Features:

  • Grounds elder mistreatment prevention in the center features and crucial providers of public health
  • Provides a storehouse of clinical and useful info on elder mistreatment

  • Stresses ability improvement utilizing center skills for public health and wellbeing professionals
  • Encompasses the contributions of exceptional leaders in public health and wellbeing and gerontology
  • Includes information tales, illustrative case examples, assets, blogs, and webinars

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    The Big Move: Life Between the Turning Points by Ruth Ray Karpen,Helen Q. Kivnick,Anne M.

    By Ruth Ray Karpen,Helen Q. Kivnick,Anne M. Wyatt-Brown,Margaret M. Gullette

    When her husband’s ailing overall healthiness forces them to maneuver into an assisted residing facility, Anne M. Wyatt-Brown all at once reveals herself surrounded by way of aged citizens. during this full of life and provocative assortment, different uncommon gerontologists consider Anne’s relocating account of her transition to joining a colourful and sociable group that provides care-giving help, whereas encouraging her to pursue her personal pursuits, together with exercise, reviewing articles for scholarly journals, serving on committees, and making a song. by way of redefining notions of care and group, undoing the stigmas of getting older, and valuing the mental components fascinated about accepting information, this quantity presents a daring new framework for puzzling over getting older, carrying on with care, making the massive stream to a retirement neighborhood, and dwelling with energy within the new environment.

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    Viktor Frankl's Contribution to Spirituality and Aging by Melvin A. Kimble

    By Melvin A. Kimble

    Use Frankl's insights and strategies to enhance existence in your getting older consumers or parishioners. Viktor Frankl, a holocaust survivor who skilled firsthand the horrors of Auschwitz, observed guy as “a being who regularly comes to a decision what he's: a being who both harbors the aptitude to descend to the extent of an animal or to ascend to the lifetime of a saint. guy is that being, who, finally, invented the fuel chambers; yet while he's that being who entered into those self same gasoline chambers along with his head held excessive and with the 'Our Father’or the Jewish prayer of the demise on his lips.”Dr. Frankl's insights led him to discovered the healing approach of logotherapy, which perspectives guy as a non secular being instead of easily as a organic build. Logotherapy has end up known as the 3rd Viennese institution of Psychotherapy (after Freud's psychoanalysis and Adler's person psychology). He left a wealthy legacy of thought and insights particularly appropriate to the hunt for that means in later lifestyles. The tenets of logotherapy offer many clues and ways to what an ever-increasing physique of facts indicates in regards to the concern of getting older as a predicament of that means. Frankl’s insightful paintings elevated man’s knowing of the religious size of humanity and the distinction and price of each individual within the face of what he known as “the tragic trial of human life: ache, guilt, and death.”Viktor Frankl's Contribution to Spirituality and getting older provides a vital assessment of logotherapy and explores:

    • the look for and the need to that means in later existence
    • the connection among logotherapy and pastoral counseling—bringing psychology and theology jointly to successfully tips the getting older
    • the position of logotherapy within the remedy of grownup significant melancholy
    • aspects of which means and personhood in dementia
    • the look for which means in long term care settings

    Viktor Frankl's Contribution to Spirituality and getting older represents various specialist views at the software of Frankl's logotherapy for ministry with older adults. The bankruptcy authors signify diversified expert backgrounds in drugs, pastoral theology, the behavioral sciences, and pastoral ministry. They tackle concerns reminiscent of demise and loss of life, dementia and melancholy, and the religious that means of getting older, in addition to Frankl's belief of the character of humanity. each person drawn to the relationship among theology and psychology within the context of the getting older may want to personal this book.

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