Transport, Travel and Later Life (Transport and by Charles Musselwhite

By Charles Musselwhite

This publication, set inside of a social gerontology and delivery behaviour reviews paradigm, examines present debates and matters round delivery for older humans and its dating to health for people and society as a whole. 

This well timed identify explores shipping and shuttle wishes and motivations of older humans, boundaries older humans face utilizing public and neighborhood shipping, problems in having access to public areas for strolling and biking. the security of older drivers and up to date advances in know-how also are investigated. 

Concluding via seeking to the long run in addressing electronic towns, driverless vehicles and different adjustments in ICT which could impact older humans and their shuttle behaviour, a number of international views research the social points of mobility and shipping from a mental, sociological, and geographical viewpoint. This name might be of curiosity to these operating with older humans within the wellbeing and fitness region, these desirous about delivery and city and kingdom making plans and teachers interpreting gerontology and linked social technology subjects.

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Holocaust Survivors and Immigrants: Late Life Adaptations by Boaz Kahana,Zev Harel,Eva Kahana

By Boaz Kahana,Zev Harel,Eva Kahana

Based on a different learn learn, this quantity examines the later existence improvement of Holocaust survivors from Israel and the U.S.. via systematic interviews, the authors – famous researchers and clinicians – accumulated information in regards to the lives of those survivors and the way they in comparison to friends who didn't percentage this event. The orientation of the ebook synthesizes numerous conceptual ways – gerontological and existence span improvement, rigidity learn, and traumatology, and likewise displays the various disciplines of the authors, spanning psychology, social paintings, and sociology. the result's a multi-faceted view in their topic with an figuring out of the person, society, and the interplay of the 2, tempered by means of the authors’ personal Holocaust studies. Chapters hide various components together with pressure and coping of those survivors, experiences in their heath and psychological health and wellbeing, an exam in their social integration, in addition to a assessment of the a number of predictors of mental healthiness and version to getting older. This booklet may be of curiosity to psychologists, social staff, sociologists, psychiatrists, and all those that learn either trauma and aging.

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Psychological Treatment of Older Adults: A Holistic Model by Lee Hyer PhD ABPP,Lee, PhD, ABPP Hyer

By Lee Hyer PhD ABPP,Lee, PhD, ABPP Hyer

“This is without doubt one of the top psychological well-being and getting older books i've got ever learn. [It] is one who i'm going to flip to occasionally in my instructing of doctoral scholars, and in my paintings with older adults. one of many out of the ordinary points of this e-book is the learn stories; that are in-depth and wide of their scope. it truly is transparent that Lee Hyer is an outstanding scholar-clinician and geropsychologist..”--Peter A. Lichtenberg, PhD

Drawing from present examine and scientific perform, this article espouses a special interdisciplinary method of the evaluate and therapy of psychosocial impairment in older adults. This technique, referred to as “Watch and Wait,” is grounded in a "whole individual" version of care instead of person who addresses indicators or syndromes in isolation. This version advocates courting development, prevention, psychoeducation, multipronged interventions for comorbid difficulties, and verbal exchange. It does so within the context of a multidisciplinary overall healthiness care crew, the sufferer, and kin.

The version encompasses 5 middle components of psychosocial impairment in older adults: melancholy, nervousness, cognitive deficits, adjustment or lifestyles difficulties, and health and wellbeing concerns. thought of jointly, they supply an built-in figuring out of the older grownup that's much more likely than single-disorder versions to facilitate profitable results for universal psychosocial problems that take place in later lifestyles. The publication describes extensive the original parts and intricate interactive affects of those 5 elements as they follow to older adults looking psychological overall healthiness remedy. A cornerstone of the author’s technique is remedy in accordance with stringent care-based overview and thorough tracking of empirically supported interventions. every one issue is taken into account separately from its empirically supported foundation in addition to its interplay with the opposite components. distinctive remedy modules are remoted for every issue and assembled to supply the optimum pathway for scientific remedy.

The textual content additionally addresses the original problems of diagnosing the getting older inhabitants, the pitfalls of current remedies, and the necessity for brain-based types for care.

Key Features:

  • Advocates for integrative, interdisciplinary care and first care involvement for the older adult
  • Emphasizes middle parts of care: melancholy, nervousness, cognition, pain/sleep/health matters, adjustment within the community
  • Demonstrates how a single-problem strategy for older adults with psychiatric difficulties isn't really powerful or effective care
  • Espouses a "Watch and Wait" paradigm of care, in response to person-centered analysis and cautious tracking of treatment
  • Translates and integrates present examine findings with clarity
  • Covers use of SSRIs and different medicines, suicide, subsyndromal states, matters concerning rate of take care of the older sufferer, between different topics
  • Plentiful case examples

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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 on your getting older consumers or parishioners.

Viktor Frankl, a holocaust survivor who skilled firsthand the horrors of Auschwitz, observed guy as “a being who continually makes 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, in spite of everything, invented the gasoline chambers; yet whilst 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 came across the healing process of logotherapy, which perspectives guy as a religious being instead of easily as a organic build. Logotherapy has become 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 specifically proper to the quest for which means in later lifestyles. The tenets of logotherapy supply many clues and techniques to what an ever-increasing physique of proof indicates in regards to the problem of getting older as a hindrance of which means. Frankl’s insightful paintings elevated man’s realizing of the non secular measurement of humanity and the respect and price of each individual within the face of what he known as “the tragic trial of human life: soreness, guilt, and death.”

Viktor Frankl's Contribution to Spirituality and getting older offers a necessary evaluate 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 information 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 that 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 assorted expert backgrounds in drugs, pastoral theology, the behavioral sciences, and pastoral ministry. They deal with concerns equivalent to loss of life and death, dementia and melancholy, and the non secular that means of getting older, in addition to Frankl's belief of the character of humanity. every body drawn to the relationship among theology and psychology within the context of the getting older probably want to personal this book.

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Le vieillissement actif dans tous ses éclats by Sylvie Carbonnelle,Thibauld Moulaert,Laurent Nisen

By Sylvie Carbonnelle,Thibauld Moulaert,Laurent Nisen

Porté par une équipe enthousiaste, ce cinquième quantity de los angeles assortment Sâges est sans doute le plus abouti. Fruit d'une réflexion pluridisciplinaire, il éclaire d'une lumière particulière les grandes interrogations que pose le vieillissement dans un environnement qui en recule chaque jour les frontières. Si l. a. vieillesse se pense de moins en moins sous le seul perspective du déclin, l'aspiration des aînés à participer de manière lively aux choses de los angeles Cité le plus longtemps attainable surprend souvent, interpelle parfois, réjouit toujours. Leur maintien plein et entier dans l. a. société prend une colour différente selon les populations et les personnes. C'est le mérite de cet ouvrage que d'avoir privilégié les regards croisés de différentes disciplines et l. a. recherche sur le terrain pour en baliser les multiples facettes. Il montre qu'à l'heure où l. a. merchandising de l'activité accompagne fréquemment l'avancée en âge, c'est plus fondamentalement le sens de cette articulation entre vieillissement et activité qui mérite d'être éclairé automobile il ne vaut pas pour tous et dans toutes les events. Ce « vieillissement actif dans tous ses éclats » nous invite à faire le pari de nos capacités individuelles et collectives à vivre plus longtemps, mieux et ensemble.

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Age in America: The Colonial Era to the Present by Corinne T. Field,Nicholas L. Syrett

By Corinne T. Field,Nicholas L. Syrett

Eighteen. Twenty-one. Sixty-five. In the US at the present time, we realize those numbers as key transitions in our lives—precise moments while our rights and possibilities change—when we turn into eligible to solid a vote, purchase a drink, or sign up for Medicare. This quantity brings jointly students of adolescence, maturity, and previous age to discover how and why specific a while have come to outline the rights and responsibilities of usa citizens.  


Since the founding of the state, americans have depended on chronological age to figure out issues as varied as who can marry, paintings, be enslaved, force a vehicle, or qualify for a pension. participants to this quantity discover what meanings humans long ago ascribed to precise a long time and even if prior american citizens believed an identical issues approximately specific a long time as we do.  The ability through which americans imposed chronological obstacles upon the variable means of turning out to be up and ageing bargains a paradigmatic instance of ways humans build cultural that means and social hierarchy from embodied adventure.  Further, chronological age continuously intersects with different socially built different types similar to gender, race, and sexuality.  Ranging from the 17th century to the current, taking on numerous targeted subcultures—from frontier young ones and antebellum slaves to twentieth-century Latinas—Age in America makes a strong case that age has consistently been a key index of citizenship.

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Journeys in Sociology: From First Encounters to Fulfilling by Rosalyn Benajmin Darling,Peter J. Stein

By Rosalyn Benajmin Darling,Peter J. Stein

For so much sociologists, their life’s paintings doesn't finish with retirement. Many professors and practitioners proceed to educate, submit, or discover comparable actions after leaving academia. additionally they connect to others within the box to minimize the isolation they typically consider outdoors the ivory tower or an utilized paintings setting. 

The editors and twenty participants to the basic anthology Journeys in Sociology use a life-course standpoint to deal with the function of sociology of their lives. the ability in their own experiences—during the good melancholy, global conflict II, or the scholar protests and social pursuits within the Sixties and ‘70s—magnify how and why social swap triggered those women and men to review sociology. furthermore, the entire individuals contain a dialogue in their actions in retirement.   

From Bob Perrucci, Tuck eco-friendly, and Wendell Bell, who write approximately problems with category, to Debra Kaufman and Elinore Lurie, who clarify how gender performed a job of their careers, the various entries in Journeys in Sociology offer a desirable examine either the impression in their lives at the self-discipline and the self-discipline on those sociologists’ lives. 

Contributors comprise: David J. Armor, Wendell Bell, Glen H. Elder, Jr., Henry W. Fischer, Janet Zollinger Giele, Charles S. (Tuck) eco-friendly, Peter Mandel corridor, Elizabeth Higginbotham, Debra Renee Kaufman, Corinne Kirchner, Elinore E. Lurie, Gary T. Marx, Robert Perrucci, Fred Pincus, Thomas Scheff, Arthur Shostak, David Simon, Natalie J. Sokoloff, Edward Tiryakian, Joyce E. Williams, and the editors.

Published in collaboration with the yank Sociological organization possibilities in Retirement Network.

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Men Still at Work: Professionals Over Sixty and On the Job by Elizabeth F. Fideler

By Elizabeth F. Fideler

Men nonetheless at Work explores the explanations why many males are carrying on with to paintings way past the normal retirement age. In today’s demanding economic climate, they're the second-fastest becoming team of workers (just in the back of older women). jam-packed with profiles of older operating males, in addition to dynamic interview fees, Men nonetheless at Work explores thorny matters reminiscent of masculinity and the “need to provide,” in addition to monetary matters, task delight, and more.

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Bullying Among Older Adults: How to Recognize and Address an by Robin P. Bonifas,Jamie Valderrama,Alyse November,Katherine

By Robin P. Bonifas,Jamie Valderrama,Alyse November,Katherine Parker Cardinal,Eleanor Feldman Barbera,Stephanie Langer

“This booklet presents a starting place for realizing bullying behaviors between older adults . . . and [fills] an incredible hole in a subject matter the place so few different assets are available.”

—Mercedes Bern-Klug, Ph.D., M.S.W., M.A., John A. Hartford Geriatric Social paintings school student, and Director, getting older reviews software, collage of Iowa

“This a lot wanted source is definitely researched and entire of functional instruments that may be utilized by quite a lot of practitioners. a person who works with older adults should still maintain this useful as a realistic reference of their day after day work.”

Judah L. Ronch, Ph.D., Dean and Professor, Erickson tuition, collage of Maryland Baltimore County

Unbeknownst to many, bullying isn't really an adventure restricted to youth, yet is a virus happening a long way too usually between older adults to boot. experiences have printed the alarmingly excessive cost at which older adults in senior courses and care settings are bullied via their friends, leading to profoundly unwanted effects at the elders, the employees, and the neighborhood within which it really is taking place. Bullying between Older Adults is the 1st source to deal with this serious factor, offering the information and instruments to acknowledge bullying and boost confident how one can intrude and forestall it.

As a professional on late-life bullying, writer Robin Bonifas attracts upon a transforming into physique of analysis in addition to the voices and real studies of the objectives and perpetrators of bullying. She exposes the character of this phenomenon after which offers optimistic, proactive methods for community-based or long term care employees to lessen and forestall it from taking place. choked with sensible assets and examples, this advisor deals potent intervention innovations that together with empathy education, empowerment suggestions, bystander intervention, and more.

Special features:

• particular, step by step anti-bullying interventions

• powerful coping options to reduce destructive outcomes for these bullied

• pro-social actions to advertise empathy

• really expert techniques for citizens with dementia or psychological illness

• studying actions, case stories, pattern types, and coverage directions (also on hand as downloadable PDF files)

Bullying between Older Adults should be a useful source in growing an environment of being concerned and admire between either citizens and staff.

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