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By Alan Potter. 2024
Quality Learning for Positive Ageing explores the views of older adult learners to understand the factors that contribute to ‘quality’…in later-life learning and how these relate to wellbeing, positive ageing, and gaining protection against cognitive decline.Through capturing and considering the viewpoints of learners, facilitators and learning organisations, the author outlines the specific characteristics of quality that they associate with informal learning and how it can be enhanced through the adoption of simple strategies. Key topics covered include the implications of an increasing ageing population and barriers to older people learning as well as the cognitive, mental wellbeing, health, and social benefits of learning in later life. Illustrated throughout with vignettes of real later-life learners, this thought-provoking text unpicks how learners can maximise the benefits of learning in later life for themselves, how tutors can create learning opportunities that embody the characteristics of quality for them, and how providers can offer an environment that simply allows quality learning to flourish.This accessible and comprehensive text will be of great interest to researchers of gerontology and ageing, educational gerontology, adult education, and lifelong learning as well as those engaged in dementia research.
By Jacqueline L. Angel, Flavia C. Drumond Andrade, Fernando Riosmena, Silvia Mejia-Arango. 2023
This book delves into the consequences of rapid population aging for Mexico and U.S. Latinos, impacting various institutions, including families,…the labor force, and healthcare systems. It examines in depth the causes and consequences of the increasing prevalence of cognitive impairment and dementia, especially early-onset decline in the Mexican-origin population. The book identifies resilience factors as critical to successful aging and health in the Mexican and Mexican-American populations from a transdisciplinary perspective. It also examines the diversity in the experiences of older adults with dementia and related disorders and that of their families in Mexico and the United States. The book also helps to better understand the levels of need and support capacity in both nations and the organizational contexts of long-term care in both countries. The ultimate goal of this sixth volume in the series on aging in the Americas is to identify critical sources of vulnerability and possible policy options for closing the gap in affordable and sustainable long-term care and financial wellbeing for low-resource populations living with dementia and other medical conditions in both countries. The volume presents new information, consensus data, potential venues for intervention, and action frameworks to advance current knowledge grounded in global aging health systems research of closing disparities in vulnerable populations at high risk of declining cognitive and physical health in two different political contexts. As such, the book provides a wealth of information for researchers, policy makers and professionals in the field of population aging.
You can’t take it with you, but you can ensure that what you leave behind has value and meaning. Whether…you want the fruits of your life’s work to benefit your family, the environment, science, human rights, the arts, your church, or another cause dear to you, one thing is certain: It won’t happen unless you plan. What to Do with Everything You Own to Leave the Legacy You Want is a step-by-step, DIY guide to turning your money and “stuff” into something meaningful that will outlast you—whether you are in the prime of life or your later years, single or partnered, have kids or not, are well-off or of modest means. With her trademark practical wisdom, downsizing expert Marni Jameson offers plenty of comfort (and even some laughs) as she guides you through the following: Identifying whom you want to benefit from your legacy Navigating wills, trusts, and other paths to your goals Heading off potential family conflicts Making the best plan for your material assets This book will encourage and inspire you through every step of your final downsizing project, helping you make a positive impact on the people and causes closest to your heart.
By Dianne Conrad. 2022
How are older learners faring in today’s digital society? Are they being excluded or left behind? The author explores this…question and investigates strategies needed to assist older learners who want to continue learning into their golden years. Canada’s demographics are shifting, with more seniors living longer and leading more productive lives, notably through their participation in education.Incorporating adult education theory and practice with gerontological statistics and literature, the author considers the situations of older learners, who are faced with both barriers and opportunities. Technology should not be an obstacle to older learners; when potential opportunities arise—and with assistance from family and friends—education can help set older learners on a fulfilling path that enhances their lives.
By Barbara Johnson. 1997
Barbara Johnson reveals her hilarious anti-aging remedy. Living Somewhere Between Estrogen and Death is your wise and witty guide to the…joys and challenges of aging gleefully."They say the best way to grow old is not to be in a hurry about it and Lord knows, I've put it off for as long as I could," says Barbara. But old age happens without any effort on our part. If you're alive, you're getting older. So what happens when you find yourself between menopause and LARGE PRINT? This best-selling author offers a delightful recipe for living life to the fullest in your later years and spices it with loads of laughter. She shows how she came to her own decision to age ferociously instead of gracefully.From savoring the "here and now" to preparing for our glorious future in heaven, Living Somewhere Between Estrogen and Death is a lighthearted and encouraging book on the joys and problems of growing older. You'll laugh at Barbara Johnson's zany insights on aging.
Crime, Punishment, and the Elderly: Japan and Beyond (Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences)
By Yoko Hosoi, Bunri Tatsuno, John Pratt. 2024
Hosoi, Tatsuno and Pratt examine the realities, problems and backgrounds of crimes committed by elderly people in both Japan and…international perspectives.Japan’s aging population is a commonly known issue globally, and the world looks to Japan to understand the issues that other nations may experience in the future. One such aspect is an increase in crimes committed by the elderly. According to the National Police Agency in Japan, the proportion of elders arrested for committing theft has doubled over the past 10 years. The chapters in this volume look to answer questions around the reason for elder crime, the types of crime and punishment that exists in this cohort of society and how this increasingly large problem in society can be managed.This book offers important insights into the societal issues and potential solutions for aging societies around the world. It will be a valuable research reference for scholars of mental health, criminology, population studies and Asian studies.
By Pílula Digital. 2023
Yo le pregunto: '¿Quiere saber cómo CONQUISTAR una mujer en Tinder?' o '¿Le gustaría convertirse en un EXPERTO en la…conquista en Tinder?' Entonces, ¡preste atención! Porque con el E-BOOK '7 PASOS PARA CONQUISTAR UNA MUJER EN TINDER' usted, hombre, aprenderá cómo ATRAER muchos más MATCHS; cómo DESTACARSE de los otros hombres y llamar MUCHO MÁS LA ATENCIÓN; y cómo construir conversaciones realmente ATRACTIVAS con poder de CONQUISTAR a cualquier mujer que DESEE. Finalmente, esta es la guía perfecta, completa, que todo hombre soltero NECESITA conocer, -- si realmente ANSÍA RESULTADOS CONCRETOS EN SUS COQUETEOS. ¡Buena lectura!
By Peter Attia. 2023
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OVER ONE MILLION COPIES SOLD • A groundbreaking manifesto on living better and longer…that challenges the conventional medical thinking on aging and reveals a new approach to preventing chronic disease and extending long-term health, from a visionary physician and leading longevity expert &“One of the most important books you&’ll ever read.&”—Steven D. Levitt, New York Times bestselling author of Freakonomics AN ECONOMIST AND BLOOMBERG BEST BOOK OF THE YEARWouldn&’t you like to live longer? And better? In this operating manual for longevity, Dr. Peter Attia draws on the latest science to deliver innovative nutritional interventions, techniques for optimizing exercise and sleep, and tools for addressing emotional and mental health. For all its successes, mainstream medicine has failed to make much progress against the diseases of aging that kill most people: heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer&’s disease, and type 2 diabetes. Too often, it intervenes with treatments too late to help, prolonging lifespan at the expense of healthspan, or quality of life. Dr. Attia believes we must replace this outdated framework with a personalized, proactive strategy for longevity, one where we take action now, rather than waiting. This is not &“biohacking,&” it&’s science: a well-founded strategic and tactical approach to extending lifespan while also improving our physical, cognitive, and emotional health. Dr. Attia&’s aim is less to tell you what to do and more to help you learn how to think about long-term health, in order to create the best plan for you as an individual. In Outlive, readers will discover: • Why the cholesterol test at your annual physical doesn&’t tell you enough about your actual risk of dying from a heart attack.• That you may already suffer from an extremely common yet underdiagnosed liver condition that could be a precursor to the chronic diseases of aging.• Why exercise is the most potent pro-longevity &“drug&”—and how to begin training for the &“Centenarian Decathlon.&”• Why you should forget about diets, and focus instead on nutritional biochemistry, using technology and data to personalize your eating pattern.• Why striving for physical health and longevity, but ignoring emotional health, could be the ultimate curse of all. Aging and longevity are far more malleable than we think; our fate is not set in stone. With the right roadmap, you can plot a different path for your life, one that lets you outlive your genes to make each decade better than the one before.
By Georgina Scull. 2022
'A beautiful and moving reminder to appreciate life' Roxie Nafousi, author of Manifest'This book may on first glance appear to…be about death and regrets, but is in reality about life and choices. It is warmly life-affirming ... A magnificent read that will inspire. I loved it' Sue Black 'So beautiful ... Perfectly written and judged ... A wonderful book that made me grasp life a little more firmly' Dr Chris van Tulleken A powerful, moving and hopeful book exploring what people regret most when they are dying and how this can help us lead a better life. If you were told you were going to die tomorrow, what would you regret?Ten years ago, without time to think or prepare, Georgina Scull ruptured internally. The doctors told her she could have died and, as Georgina recovered, she began to consider the life she had led and what she would have left behind.Paralysed by a fear of wasting what seemed like precious time but also fully ready to learn how to spend her second chance, Georgina set out to meet others who had faced their own mortality or had the end in sight.
By Morrie Schwartz. 2023
"Beautiful...Those lucky enough to read this book will be inspired."—Deepak Chopra From the eponymous subject of the beloved classic Tuesdays…with Morrie comes an insightful, poignant masterpiece on staying vibrant and connected for life. Who am I really? What have I done? What is important and meaningful to me? What difference does it make that I have lived? What does it mean to be truly human, and where am I on that scale? Morrie Schwartz, the beloved subject of the classic, multimillion-copy number one bestseller Tuesdays with Morrie, explores these questions and many more in this profound, poetic, and poignant masterpiece of living and aging joyfully and creatively. Later life can be filled with many challenges, but it can also be one of the most beautiful and rewarding passages in anyone's lifetime. Morrie draws on his experiences as a social psychologist, teacher, father, friend, and sage to offer us a road map to navigate our futures. A great companion to Tuesdays with Morrie or the perfect introduction to Morrie's thoughtful philosophies, The Wisdom of Morrie is filled with empathic insights, stories, anecdotes, and advice, told in Morrie's reassuring, calm, and timeless voice. Let The Wisdom of Morrie be your guide in exploring deep questions of how to live and how to love
By Nina Konopinski-Klein. 2023
Sprachführer für den PflegealltagDieses übersichtliche Wörterbuch ist ein unverzichtbarer Helfer im Gespräch. Begriffe und einfache Sätze aus dem Alltag werden…in beiden Sprachen aufgeführt und erleichtern die Verständigung im Alltag. Einfache Dialoge zu Alltagsthemen wie z.B. Wohlbefinden, Krankheit, Arztbesuch, Haushalt, und Ernährung. Neu in der dritten Auflage sind Podcasts zum Anhören und Lernen! Aber auch wichtige Fachbegriffe aus der Pflege werden erläutert. Zahlreiche Abbildungen unterstützen das Gespräch und hilfreiche Vokabellisten erleichtern das Lernen neuer Wörter.Empfehlenswert für rumänische Pflegekräfte und Haushaltshilfen, die in Deutschland, Österreich oder in der Schweiz arbeiten; aber auch Senioren und Angehörige finden darin Hilfen zum Gespräch.Ghid lingvistic pentru activitatea de îngrijire zilnică Acest dicționar clar prezentat este un ajutor indispensabil în conversație. Termenii și frazele simple din viața de zi cu zi sunt enumerate în ambele limbi și facilitează comunicarea în viața cotidiană. Dialoguri simple pe teme cotidiene precum bunăstarea, boala, vizitele la medic, gospodăria și alimentația. Nou în cea de-a treia ediție sunt podcast-uri pentru a asculta și a învăța! Dar sunt explicați și termeni tehnici importanți din domeniul îngrijirii. Numeroase ilustrații susțin conversația, iar listele de vocabular utile facilitează învățarea cuvintelor noi. Recomandat pentru îngrijitorii și menajerele din România care lucrează în Germania, Austria sau Elveția, dar și pentru persoanele în vârstă și rudele acestora vor găsi un interlocutor.
By Ronald M. Caplan. 2023
The second edition of Long Life Strategy builds upon the practical tips and knowledge in the first edition by providing readers…with an outline to living a longer, healthier, more enjoyable life and late life. The book elaborates on three major areas, which include what you can do to live a long life, what your doctor should be doing to help you achieve this goal, and what society, of which we are all part, should be doing to better accommodate a growing number of older people in the coming decades. Dr. Caplan begins by introducing what it means to live a longer life and explaining the current research on delaying, preventing, and reversing aging in our cells. The next chapters detail how to prevent diseases and conditions commonly associated with aging, including diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, mental health decline, sexual dysfunction, and heart disease. The author provides instruction for good diet and exercise choices. The concluding chapters provide useful advice for managing a fixed income, becoming a grandparent, dealing with the sickness and loss of a life partner, and how to maintain social relationships into late life. No matter where you are on life’s journey, Long Life Strategy can provide a roadmap to living a longer, healthier, and more fulfilling life.
Plan a rewarding retirement with guidance and worksheets onfinances, time management, health, self-care, family, hobbies, volunteering, and more.Retirement is a…new season, a new opportunity, to live purposefully. You may have quit a job, but you haven’t quit life! This book is a practical tool that helps you take that bucket list and get started, from a nationally renowned expert on using time wisely. Using this mindful method, you can take full advantage of the decades ahead with advice and worksheets covering:Retirement financial planningHealth management and exercise adviceFinding purpose in your post-career yearsThe importance of clubs, volunteering, and social groups, and much moreYou finally have the time—and the freedom to use it the way you want. Discover simple time management and mindful planning guidance for a joyful and meaningful retirement, so you can love your new life.
By Dennis Henkel. 2023
Seit der Jahrtausendwende wagen Filmemacher immer häufiger, das gesellschaftlich drängende Thema Demenz in Großproduktionen aufzugreifen - für die große Leinwand…mit ihren hochbudgetierten Produktionen war das bis dahin zu brenzlig, kontrovers und für Kassenschlager schlicht ungeeignet. Der Trend setzt sich bis heute fort: Allein 2020 schafften es sechs Großproduktionen um das Thema Demenz, teils mit Hollywoodstars besetzt, in die großen Kinosäle. Das Kino lernt also Vergessen! Die Autoren begeben sich in diesem Buch auf die Spuren dieser Entwicklung und heben gesellschaftlich und künstlerisch bemerkenswerte Aspekte hervor: Sie skizzieren die Perspektive der Erkrankten, der Angehörigen und die filmische Darstellung von Pflegeeinrichtungen. Filme weiblicher Regisseure und Werke aus anderen Kulturen fügen eine antipatriarchische und internationale Sichtweise auf die Erkrankung hinzu und zeigen Standpunkte jenseits stereotyper Vorstellungen auf. Darüber hinaus stellen die Autoren Filme vor, die das Thema “Demenz” mit weiteren umstrittenen Themen verbinden, wie z. B. der Homosexualität. Diese nutzen die Kraft der Fiktion, um uns zukünftige Weltentwürfe zu zeigen, in denen z. B. künstliche Intelligenz und futuristische Techniken Dementen das Leben erleichtern. Das Buch möchte so auf unterhaltsame Weise einen Beitrag zur Aufklärung über Demenz leisten und auch sensibilisieren für die künstlerisch-filmische Aufbereitung einerseits und medizinische Realität andererseits. Es richtet sich an alle kinobegeisterten Leser, ob mit oder ohne medizinisch-fachliche Vorkenntnisse - für unvergessliche Einblicke in das Thema “Demenz im Film”!
By Martin Winckler. 2020
Un guide, divisé en dix grands chapitres thématiques, qui répond à cent questions pratiques que peuvent se poser les femmes…à propos de leur santé. Le médecin évoque notamment l'endométriose, les cystites, l'allaitement, la pilule du lendemain ou la congélation des ovocytes.
Des premiers rapports sexuels à la ménopause en passant par les différents modes de contraception et les maux du quotidien,…la gynécologue répond à toutes les questions que se posent les femmes sur leur corps, mettant à mal les idées reçues sans tabou.
By Joan MacDonald. 2022
How did Joan do that? Now you can find out!As we get older, our bodies go through many changes, especially…physical and mental. Most are out of our control. But for those that aren&’t, all we need sometimes is advice about how to make specific, sustainable, and successful decisions that can alter the course of how our lives go from that point forward.This is where Joan MacDonald of Train with Joan comes in. Just a few years ago, this septuagenarian wasn&’t happy with how she looked and what she ate. With help from her daughter, Michelle (a certified strength and conditioning specialist), Joan developed exercise and diet goals as well as objectives for how to change her mindset—not just how she saw herself physically but how she felt about herself mentally regardless of her physical fitness or her age.Change is hard. Doing things differently than you did them before is hard. Making different choices is hard. But in this book that's part self-help and part memoir, you'll learn how Joan made her miraculous transformation as well as how Michelle helped her mother on that journey. But you'll also learn motivation techniques, fitness and nutrition fundamentals, and how to find and contribute to a community of support. Change is intimidating, but this book will help you learn what you&’re capable of—and how to enrich yourself no matter at what stage in life you are. Everything you need to get started—and to stay dedicated to a new path—is inside this book. With Joan and Michelle by your side, you'll discover how to make changes for today, changes for tomorrow, and changes for the remainder of your life—long may you live.
By Margaret Webb Pressler. 2013
New scientific research reveals simple diet, exercise, and lifestyle choices that can slow the aging process, helping people look and…feel younger. Award-winning, veteran Washington Post reporter Margaret Webb Pressler's husband Jim is one of those people who looks much younger than he is. After years of fielding questions about why Jim seems not to age, Pressler decided to find the answer. Her research into the work of some of the world's leading experts on aging and genetics reveal a new world of discoveries and advice about how the aging process works and what you can do to age less, feel better, and look younger. Virtually everything she uncovered dovetailed with habits that her husband had already established for himself. But beyond that, she found a tremendous amount of new research about how and why we age, the anti-aging properties of various foods, and the youth-retaining effects of certain behaviors. Cheat the Clock uses Jim Pressler as a jumping-off point to explain how the aging process begins at the cellular level and offers concrete advice that anyone can use to slow down aging. It turns out the proverbial "good genes" don't play as large a role as the experts once thought. That makes Jim's experience worth sharing; he is living proof that by making the right small changes in diet and lifestyle, and by following the science, anyone can make a big difference in how young they look and feel over many years. Margaret's eye-opening reporting does not suggest the program of a fitness buff or a nutrition fanatic. Rather, she offers minor tweaks in diet, exercise, lifestyle, and personal care that are painless to adopt and achievable for anyone, but which can have a big payoff over time. In Margaret's engaging style, Cheat the Clock shows the long-term rewards of gradually adopting easy new habits that focus on these crucial areas: exercise, anti-aging foods, antioxidants, sleep, stress, sex, aging (and anti-aging) behaviors, and more.
Super Ager: You Can Look Younger, Have More Energy, a Better Memory, and Live a Long and Healthy Life
By Elise Marie Collins. 2018
“A fresh approach to aging well . . . the definitive ‘how-to’ book for celebrating the second half of life!” from a top…yoga and mindfulness teacher (Darren Main, author of Yoga and the Path of the Urban Mystic).Filled with science, suggestions for gentle daily movement, natural remedies and modern wisdom, Super Ager is a practical and concise guide to optimal aging. Yoga instructor, nutrition expert and healthy living blogger Elise Marie Collins has compiled a comprehensive look at what “Super Agers” are doing to live long and prosper. Learn about movement at any age, brain fitness and memory maintenance, foods, vitamin and mineral content cues and clues, and what they do to promote health, prevent disease, and decrease and reverse symptoms of illness.In her revolutionary book, Collins presents us with a bold new paradigm of aging, showing us how we can increase not only our lifespan but also our health span. Through a journey of cultures that have the distinction of producing some of the world’s healthiest, oldest people, Collins reveals the secrets for living an extended and fulfilling life in which our later years become a period of wisdom, vitality, and happiness. From India to Japan, northern Europe and the Greek Island of Ikaria “where people forgot to die,” she shows how the unique lifestyles of these people can influence and improve our own lives.“A great inspiration to encourage humanity to not only live longer but better . . . Elise Marie Collins, gives us sound information that motivates us to eat a mostly plant-based diet and to move our bodies, even if it’s just walking, in a way that communicates—I AM ALIVE!” —Saeeda Hafiz, author of The Healing
A practical, fully illustrated guide to planning and enjoying retirement, grounded in psychological research.Retirement can bring immense fulfillment but also…can be a source of stress, especially today. Retirement: The Psychology of Reinvention uses psychological research and a unique visual style of infographics and illustrations to provide readers with a retirement roadmap just right for them.Fully illustrated, with constructive advice for all retirees — whatever the age and circumstances — and inspirational guidance from a wealth of sources, Retirement: The Psychology of Reinvention answers all the questions readers are likely to ask at any stage of retirement.