I'm Glad My Mom Died
It Ends with Us
Verity
Ugly Love
Local Girl Missing
Where the Crawdads Sing
The Family Remains
Forever Protected
The 6:20 Man
November 9
All Your Perfects
Portrait of an Unknown Woman

Aging in China

Aging in China
  • Author : Sheying Chen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-02-02
  • ISBN : 1441983511
  • Detail : China, which is fast on its way to becoming the most powerful economic force in the world, has four unique characteristics that distinguish it from other countries in Asia: (1) The proportion of aging population is growing faster than that of Japan (the country previously recognized as having the fastest rate) and much faster than nations in western Europe. (2) An early arrival of an aging population before modernization has fully taken place, with social policy implications. It is certain that China will face a severely aged population before it has sufficient time and resources to establish ...

Key Demographics in Retirement Risk Management

Key Demographics in Retirement Risk Management
  • Author : Leroy O Stone
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-06-14
  • ISBN : 9789400740440
  • Detail : Key Demographics in Retirement Risk Management argues that the weakening of public and employer-sponsored social safety nets in several countries will permanently increase pre-retirees’ risk-anxiety and create pressure towards readjustment of their expectations about the quality of their lives in retirement. The result will be to raise the priority of achieving effective comprehensive retirement related risk management. This achievement requires an emphasis upon the cascading of linked risks, and careful attention to the optimization of scarce resources used to manage those linked risks. Pro...

Older Persons in Southeast Asia

Older Persons in Southeast Asia
  • Author : Evi Nurvidya Arifin
  • Publisher : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
  • Release Date : 2009
  • ISBN : 9789812309433
  • Detail : Demographers, economists, sociologists and anthropologists analyse the implications of population ageing for family and community welfare and public policy....

Centers for Ending

Centers for Ending
  • Author : Seymour B. Sarason
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-08-04
  • ISBN : 1441957251
  • Detail : As people live longer and health care costs continue to rise and fewer doctors choose to specialize in geriatrics, how prepared is the United States to care for its sick and elderly? According to veteran psychologist Seymour Sarason’s eloquent and compelling new book, the answer is: inadequately at best. And rarely discussed among the grim statistics is the psychosocial price paid by nursing home patients, from loneliness and isolation to depression and dependency. In Centers for Ending, Dr. Sarason uses his firsthand experience as both practitioner and patient in senior facilities to reveal...

Long Term Care in Europe

Long Term Care in Europe
  • Author : K. Leichsenring
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-02-04
  • ISBN : 9781137032348
  • Detail : Drawing on research across a wide range of European countries, this book analyzes the key issues at stake in developing long-term care systems for older people in Europe with a focus on progression and improvement for policy and practice....

Long Term Care in Europe

Long Term Care in Europe
  • Author : K. Leichsenring
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-02-04
  • ISBN : 9781137032348
  • Detail : Drawing on research across a wide range of European countries, this book analyzes the key issues at stake in developing long-term care systems for older people in Europe with a focus on progression and improvement for policy and practice....

Aging Caring for Our Elders

Aging  Caring for Our Elders
  • Author : David N. Weisstub
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-29
  • ISBN : 9789401706759
  • Detail : Positive conceptions of ‘healthy aging’ are rightly displacing negative ageist perceptions of older members of our society. Nevertheless, at some stage, most elderly citizens will require some form of assistance from other members of society. When the body or mind begins to fail, a legitimate need for intervention and care will arise. This second volume on Aging discusses this theme....

Early Life Origins of Ageing and Longevity

Early Life Origins of Ageing and Longevity
  • Author : Alexander Vaiserman
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-07-29
  • ISBN : 9783030249588
  • Detail : This book provides a comprehensive overview of the field of developmental programming of ageing phenotypes. Although gerontological research has traditionally focused on later stages of the life cycle, growing evidence indicates that both the rate of ageing-associated functional declines, and the risks of later-life chronic pathological conditions, can be traced to origins early in life. While other books in the field concentrate on the developmental origin of particular disorders, this volume offers a detailed guide to all important aspects of the role of early-life conditions in programming ...

End of Life Care in Cardiovascular Disease

End of Life Care in Cardiovascular Disease
  • Author : Sarah J. Goodlin
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-10-08
  • ISBN : 9781447165217
  • Detail : End-of-life issues in cardiology are becoming increasingly important in the management of patients in the cardiac unit, but there is frequently a lack of understanding regarding their impact on cardiology practice. The cardiac unit is increasingly becoming the location whereby a number of key clinical decisions relating to end-of-life care are being made, such as the decision to remove medications, the appropriate removal of cardiac devices, the management of do not resuscitate orders and the requirement for other cardiac procedures in light of the management of the terminally ill cardiac pati...

Aging Culture Health and Social Change

Aging  Culture  Health  and Social Change
  • Author : David N. Weisstub
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-29
  • ISBN : 9789401706773
  • Detail : This is the first of three volumes on Aging conceived for the International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine. Leading scholars from a range of disciplines contest some of the predominant paradigms on aging, and critically assess modern trends in social health policy....

Active Ageing in Europe

Active Ageing in Europe
  • Author : Dragana Avramov
  • Publisher : Council of Europe
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 9789287154699
  • Detail : This publication is the second volume of a report which discusses the changing age structure in European countries, characterised by the increase in the number of elderly persons and the decrease in the young and working populations. It focuses on the demographic characteristics of people aged 80 years and over, the fastest growing age group within the population, including existing living arrangements, health issues, gender and socio-economic characteristics....

Older People Improving Health and Social Care

Older People  Improving Health and Social Care
  • Author : Bea L. Dijkman
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-11-11
  • ISBN : 9783319976105
  • Detail : This contributed volume is based on the "European Core Competences Framework for health and social care professionals working with older people" (ECCF), developed and verified in a unique international cooperation between 26 universities and universities of applied sciences in 25 European countries, part of the European Later Life Active Network (ELLAN). In addition to the framework, the book outlines the necessary qualifications and describes the roles of professionals working with older people in health and social services. It explores healthy ageing for older people from different perspecti...