📒Practical Theology For Aging ✍ Derrel R. Watkins

♠Book Title : Practical Theology for Aging
✍Author : Derrel R. Watkins
♛Publisher : Psychology Press
♣Release Date : 2003
✿Pages : 225
♠ISBN : 0789022273
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Practical Theology for Aging Book Synopsis : Through Scripture, studies, and the personal experiences of religious leaders and congregants, Practical Theology for Aging offers concepts for ministering to our older population. Each chapter looks at a different concern for the elderly and addresses it with the assurance that aging is part of God's work. From scientific models and case studies to passages from both the Old and New Testaments, this volume illuminates the power of faith in keeping the elderly whole and well. Practical Theology for Aging reveals several barriers to the spiritual wellness of our elders. These include society's stereotypical views of frailty and incompetence in older people, the lack of common support by communities of faith, and the dissatisfaction of the elderly with outdated, traditional answers to their concerns of aging, suffering, and death. Restated throughout the volume is the message that the journey into old age does not have to be filled with dread and fear but can be seen as a path to spiritual maturity. This book has practical suggestions that address God's purpose for aging; sexual health for senior citizens; the suffering and physical debilitation that sometimes accompany aging; afflictions like dementia and Alzheimer's disease, and how to minister to the unresponsive; the inclusion of spirituality in rehabilitation to heal the whole person after catastrophic illness or injury; and preaching to senior citizens as opposed to preaching to a younger congregation. --From publisher's description.

📒Disrupt Aging ✍ Jo Ann Jenkins

♠Book Title : Disrupt Aging
✍Author : Jo Ann Jenkins
♛Publisher : Public Affairs
♣Release Date : 2016-04-05
✿Pages : 272
♠ISBN : 9781610396769
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📒Aging ✍ James L McGaugh

♠Book Title : Aging
✍Author : James L McGaugh
♛Publisher : Elsevier
♣Release Date : 2013-09-17
✿Pages : 428
♠ISBN : 9781483260051
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Aging Book Synopsis : Aging: Biology and Behavior addresses behavioral changes in aging related to biological processes, focusing on the nature of changes in brain plasticity, factors influencing life-span, and environmental and social influences on health in the elderly. This book is divided into four main topics—longevity, aging, and mortality; aging brain and behavior; cognitive and social functioning; and health. In these topics, this publication specifically discusses the longevity in primates, life-span extension, environment and biology in aging, and some economic implications of life-span extension. The neurobiological basis of age-related changes in neuronal connectivity, aging and brain plasticity, and cognitive functioning in the elderly are also elaborated. This text likewise covers the life changes and disease in elderly populations, social stress and mental disorders in the elderly, and perspective of social epidemiology. This volume is a useful source to clinicians and students examining possible social and behavioral science research perspectives on aging.

♠Book Title : The Cultural Context of Aging
✍Author : Jay Sokolovsky
♛Publisher : ABC-CLIO
♣Release Date : 2009
✿Pages : 770
♠ISBN : 0275993027
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝The Cultural Context of Aging Book Synopsis : The new edition of Sokolovsky's unique text explores a wide variety of cultural issues worldwide that impact aging issues, from perception and valuation of the elderly to homelessness, caregiving, assisted suicide, psychological support, and responses to those with dementia. This third edition includes twenty-five new chapters as well as special student resources, data from the most recent studies, a guide to Internet sites, and a bibliography of related readings. Especially useful for students across majors from anthropology and psychology to social work, nursing, and medicine, the new edition fully updates and expands on the award-winning second edition, about which the journal Contemporary Gerontology wrote: "I marvel at the extent to which Sokolovsky has made The Cultural Context of Aging user friendly."

📒Aging ✍ Edward Edelson

♠Book Title : Aging
✍Author : Edward Edelson
♛Publisher : Chelsea House Pub
♣Release Date : 1991
✿Pages : 111
♠ISBN : 0791000354
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Aging Book Synopsis : Surveys issues dealing with the process of aging, including the difference between generations in both physical and mental capacities and the treatment of the elderly.

📒Aging ✍ L. Robert

♠Book Title : Aging
✍Author : L. Robert
♛Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
♣Release Date : 2014-05-16
✿Pages : 224
♠ISBN : 9783318026535
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Aging Book Synopsis : Aging inspired a large number of theories trying to rationalize the aging process common to all living beings. In this publication the most important environmental and intrinsic mechanisms involved in the aging process and in its pathological consequences are reviewed. Furthermore theoretical and experimental evidence of the most important theoretical elements based on Darwinian evolution, cellular aging, role of cell membranes, free radicals and oxidative processes, receptor-mediated reactions, the extracellular matrix and immune functions as well as the most important environmental and intrinsic mechanisms involved in the aging process and in its pathological consequences are discussed. These presentations of theories and related experimental facts give a global overview of up to date concepts of the biology of the aging process and are of essential reading not only for specialists in this field but also for practitioners of scientific, medical, social and experimental sciences.

📒Aging ✍ Joseph Panno

♠Book Title : Aging
✍Author : Joseph Panno
♛Publisher : Infobase Publishing
♣Release Date : 2009-01-01
✿Pages : 177
♠ISBN : 9780816067312
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Aging Book Synopsis : Examines past and current research on aging and longevity.

📒Ending Aging ✍ Aubrey de Grey

♠Book Title : Ending Aging
✍Author : Aubrey de Grey
♛Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
♣Release Date : 2008-10-14
✿Pages : 448
♠ISBN : 0312367074
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Ending Aging Book Synopsis : With a New Afterword Must We Age? Nearly all scientists who study the biology of aging agree that we will someday be able to substantially slow down the aging process, extending our productive, youthful lives. Dr. Aubrey de Grey is perhaps the most bullish of all such researchers. As has been reported in media outlets ranging from 60 Minutes to The New York Times, Dr. de Grey believes that the key biomedical technology required to eliminate aging-derived debilitation and death entirely—technology that would not only slow but periodically reverse age-related physiological decay, leaving us biologically young into an indefinite future—is now within reach. In Ending Aging, Dr. de Grey and his research assistant Michael Rae describe the details of this biotechnology. They explain that the aging of the human body, just like the aging of man-made machines, results from an accumulation of various types of damage. As with man-made machines, this damage can periodically be repaired, leading to indefinite extension of the machine’s fully functional lifetime, just as is routinely done with classic cars. We already know what types of damage accumulate in the human body, and we are moving rapidly toward the comprehensive development of technologies to remove that -damage. By demystifying aging and its postponement for the nonspecialist reader, de Grey and Rae systematically dismantle the fatalist presumption that aging will forever defeat the efforts of medical science.

♠Book Title : Aging Communication Processes and Disorders
✍Author : Daniel S. Beasley
♛Publisher : Grune & Stratton, Incorporated
♣Release Date : 1981-01-01
✿Pages : 375
♠ISBN : UOM:39015010138892
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Aging Communication Processes and Disorders Book Synopsis :

♠Book Title : Disciplinary Approaches to Aging Sociology of aging
✍Author : Donna Lind Infeld
♛Publisher : Taylor & Francis
♣Release Date : 2002
✿Pages : 368
♠ISBN : 0415938988
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Disciplinary Approaches to Aging Sociology of aging Book Synopsis : This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its theatrical productions. Aspinall has included only those essays that offer the most influential and controversial arguments surrounding the play. The issues discussed include gender, authority, female autonomy and unruliness, courtship and marriage, language and speech, and performance and theatricality.