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Towards a Medical Anthropology of Ageing

The proportion of people over 65 is substantially increasing and will continue to do so in the coming decades. Societies are concerned about the depletion of pension funds and austere fiscal plans that are unable to subsidize the basic care, protection and needs of their growing elderly populations. Gerontology is rapidly becoming ...
£61.99

A Pessimistic Guide to Anti-aging Research

This book provides the reader with a broad overview of the biology of aging, and offers a critical analysis of past, present and possible future anti-aging interventions. It begins by evaluating the state of research on aging and anti-aging interventions on the basis of scientific merit and underlying biology, before discussing the...
£58.99

A Practical Guide to Promoting Social Participation in Seniors

This volume represents an instruction manual for community workers and academic researchers wishing to conduct community-based participatory action research. The principles and experience described here will also be useful for any individual from charitable bodies, government agencies, and academic institutions desiring to work wit...
£63.99