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Gray Matters

Finding Meaning in the Stories of Later Life

Rutgers University Press

Gray Matters: Finding Meaning in the Stories of Later Life examines films, literature, and art that focus on aging, often made by people who are over sixty-five. These texts are analyzed alongside recent gerontology research and extensive commentary from interviews and surveys of seniors to show how "stories" illuminate the dynamics of growing old by blending fact with imagination, giving a fuller picture of the aging process.

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Out of Milk

Infant Food Insecurity in a Rich Nation

UBC Press

Out of Milk reveals the experiences of mothers struggling to feed their children and the policy gaps that put babies at risk of going hungry in a high-income nation.

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The Aging–Disability Nexus

UBC Press

The Aging–Disability Nexus explores the complex and competing narratives we create about aging and disability, providing fresh perspectives on how these markers interact with each other and with other indicators of power and difference.

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Military Veterans, Trauma, and Research-Based Theatre

UBC Press

This important book explores an arts-based therapeutic approach to mental health care, bringing to light the journeys of contemporary military veterans as they adjust to civilian life post-deployment.

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The Self-Care Guide to Surgery

A BodyMindCORE Approach to Prevention, Preparation and Recovery

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A guide for people who have undergone (or who are about to undergo) surgery and what to do to aid recovery. Packed with practical and useful information, this book is the perfect starting point for those wanting to take charge of their body.

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Living with the Long-Term Effects of Cancer

Acknowledging Trauma and other Emotional Challenges

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Written in an accessible way by a psychologist who is also experiencing the long-term effects of breast cancer, this is a look beyond 'lucky to survive' that offers insight into the difficulties many face after treatment for cancer.

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