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The Baby Boomer generation is facing a time of heightened uncertainty. Blessed with unprecedented levels of education, health, and life expectancy, many hope to contribute to society after their retirement. Yet they must also navigate ambiguous career exits and retirement paths, as established scripts for schooling, parenting, and careers continue to unravel. In Encore Adulthood, Phyllis Moen presents the realities of the "encore" life stage - the years between traditional careers and childraising and old age. Drawing on large-scale data sets and interviews with Boomers, HR personnel, and policymakers, this book illuminates the challenges that Boomers encounter as they transition from traditional careers into retirement. Beyond data analysis, Moen discusses the personal impact for Boomers' wellbeing, happiness, and health when they are unable to engage in meaningful work during their encore years, as well as the potential economic loss that would occur when a large, qualified group of people prematurely exit the workforce. Moen concludes with proposals for a range of encore jobs that could galvanize Boomers to take on desirable and sought-after second acts, emphasizing meaningful work over high-paying jobs and flexibility over long hours. An important analysis of an understudied and new life stage, Encore Adulthood makes an important contribution to the existing scholarship on careers, work, and retirement.

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9780199357277 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 4, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: The Baby Boomer generation is facing a time of heightened uncertainty.

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9780199357284 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 4, 2016), cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Creating Aging-Friendly Communities (CAFC) examines the need to redesign America's communities to respond to the realities of our rapidly aging society. The text focuses on the interface between individuals and their environments, and the ways in which communities can enhance individual and community well-being...read more

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9780199379583 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 14, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Creating Aging-Friendly Communities (CAFC) examines the need to redesign America's communities to respond to the realities of our rapidly aging society.

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Product Description: Senior citizens from all walks of life face a gauntlet of physical, psychological, and social hurdles. But do the disadvantages some people accumulate over the course of their lives make their final years especially difficult? Or does the quality of life among poor and affluent seniors converge at some point? The End Game investigates whether persistent socioeconomic, racial, and gender divisions in America create inequalities that structure the lives of the elderly...read more

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9780674743953 | Harvard Univ Pr, June 9, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Senior citizens from all walks of life face a gauntlet of physical, psychological, and social hurdles.

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Product Description: From one of the most original and innovative thinkers in medicine, this “stirring and splendid book” (Wall Street Journal) offers groundbreaking insight to the postwar generation on facing their second coming of age, a developmental opportunity to reshape their lives and our society...read more

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9781451667578 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, March 24, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From one of the most original and innovative thinkers in medicine, this “stirring and splendid book” (Wall Street Journal) offers groundbreaking insight to the postwar generation on facing their second coming of age, a developmental opportunity to reshape their lives and our society.

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Product Description: In this groundbreaking book, one of the most innovative thinkers in medicine explains how to recognize and navigate the most challenging and fulfilling developmental stage of life.How do you know that you are outgrowing adulthood? When you begin to feel that the life you have been living is out of balance; when the need to perform, to hurry, and to acquire is no longer compelling...read more

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9781451667561 | Simon & Schuster, March 11, 2014, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In this groundbreaking book, one of the most innovative thinkers in medicine explains how to recognize and navigate the most challenging and fulfilling developmental stage of life.

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Product Description: Healthy Aging in Sociocultural Context examines two emerging trends facing countries throughout the world: population aging and population diversity. It makes a unique contribution to our understanding of these timely issues by examining their implications for healthy aging, a topic of increasing importance to policy-makers, planners, researchers, families, and individuals of all ages...read more
By Kazumi Hoshino (editor)

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9780415636216 | Routledge, August 25, 2012, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Healthy Aging in Sociocultural Context examines two emerging trends facing countries throughout the world: population aging and population diversity.

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9781138809499 | Reissue edition (Routledge, July 3, 2014), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Healthy Aging in Sociocultural Context examines two emerging trends facing countries throughout the world: population aging and population diversity.

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By Emily J. Collins (editor)

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9781611228007 | Nova Science Pub Inc, January 1, 2011, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: An "affectionate, touchingly empathetic" (Janet Maslin, The New York Times) look at old age in America today Welcome to Canterbury Tower , an apartment building in Florida, where the residents are busy with friendships, love, sex, money, and gossip-and the average age is eightysix...read more

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9780143115304, titled "A Place Called Canterbury: Tales of the New Old Age in America" | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, June 30, 2009), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: An "affectionate, touchingly empathetic" (Janet Maslin, The New York Times) look at old age in America today Welcome to Canterbury Tower , an apartment building in Florida, where the residents are busy with friendships, love, sex, money, and gossip-and the average age is eightysix.

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Product Description: Now in paperback, this richly illustrated edition of Charles Darwin's paradigm-shattering masterpiece brings Darwin's life and controversial theories into full view. Edited and with an introduction by award-winning science journalist David Quammen, it features more than 300 illustrations, including paintings, personal photographs, botanical and zoological studies, and newspaper engravings...read more
By David Quammen (editor)

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9781402756399 | Ill edition (Sterling Pub Co Inc, October 7, 2008), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This year marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.
9780134097077, titled "Later Life: The Realities of Aging" | Taylor & Francis, January 1, 1996, cover price $72.00 | also contains Later Life: The Realities of Aging | About this edition: This book utilizes a symbolic interaction perspective to explain behavioral problems and adaptations associated with the process of aging.

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9781402789595 | Ill rep edition (Sterling Pub Co Inc, October 4, 2011), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Now in paperback, this richly illustrated edition of Charles Darwin's paradigm-shattering masterpiece brings Darwin's life and controversial theories into full view.

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Product Description: Become an Elementary - Middle Grades Teacher with Confidence Unlike other teacher certification test preparation material, our ILTS Elementary - Middle Grades study guide drills all the way down to the focus statement level, providing detailed examples of the range, type, and level of content that appear on the test...read more

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9780135240915, titled "Later Life: The Realities of Aging" | Taylor & Francis, July 1, 1992, cover price $49.88 | also contains Later Life: The Realities of Aging

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9781581975949 | Xamonline Inc, May 1, 2008, cover price $31.85 | About this edition: Become an Elementary - Middle Grades Teacher with Confidence Unlike other teacher certification test preparation material, our ILTS Elementary - Middle Grades study guide drills all the way down to the focus statement level, providing detailed examples of the range, type, and level of content that appear on the test.

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Product Description: An "affectionate, touchingly empathetic" (Janet Maslin, The New York Times) look at old age in America today Welcome to Canterbury Tower , an apartment building in Florida, where the residents are busy with friendships, love, sex, money, and gossip-and the average age is eightysix...read more

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9780670018840 | Viking Pr, May 1, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: An "affectionate, touchingly empathetic" (Janet Maslin, The New York Times) look at old age in America today Welcome to Canterbury Tower , an apartment building in Florida, where the residents are busy with friendships, love, sex, money, and gossip-and the average age is eightysix.

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Product Description: The ageing process involves many problems associated with decline whether it be in health, psychology or lifestyle or all three. This book brings together new research on each these aspects.
By L. o. Randall (editor)

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9781600211904 | 1 edition (Nova Science Pub Inc, March 30, 2007), cover price $195.00 | About this edition: The ageing process involves many problems associated with decline whether it be in health, psychology or lifestyle or all three.

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Product Description: An interdisciplinary introduction to the aging process which uses symbolic interactionism as the main theoretical perspective. Accessible, interdisciplinary coverage with chapters covering a variety of subject matter areas from biology to psychology, from economics to sociology, from political science to religion...read more

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9780130138316 | Taylor & Francis, June 1, 2000, cover price $78.67
9780134097077 | Taylor & Francis, January 1, 1996, cover price $72.00 | also contains On the Origin of Species: The Illustrated Edition | About this edition: This book utilizes a symbolic interaction perspective to explain behavioral problems and adaptations associated with the process of aging.
9780135240915 | Taylor & Francis, July 1, 1992, cover price $49.88 | also contains ICTS 110 Elementary-Middle Grades: Teacher Certification Exam

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9780131951587 | 6 edition (Taylor & Francis, December 1, 2005), cover price $129.95 | About this edition: An interdisciplinary introduction to the aging process which uses symbolic interactionism as the main theoretical perspective.

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Product Description: From politics to popular culture, baby boomers exert a profound impact on America. As they enter middle age and retirement, this generation, unprecedented in size, will confront a vast new realm of problems, choices, and decisions...read more

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9781573565486 | Greenwood Pub Group, March 30, 2005, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: From politics to popular culture, baby boomers exert a profound impact on America.

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Product Description: This book describes the multidimensional assessment of older persons, offering unique insights into the state of this art. It combines comprehensive reviews of the most widely used instruments for measuring a variety of domains (such as physiological status, cognition, affect, social function, quality of life, physical environment, and caregiver burden) with an exploration of the viriety of uses to which these assessments have been put...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Robert L. Kane (editor) and Rosalie A. Kane (editor)

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9780195129151 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 21, 2000, cover price $62.00

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9780195174359 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 19, 2004, cover price $67.95 | About this edition: This book describes the multidimensional assessment of older persons, offering unique insights into the state of this art.

By Robert Butler (foreword by), Ed Kashi (photographer), Doris Roberts (foreword by) and Ed Winokur

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9781576871935 | 1 edition (Power House Books, September 1, 2003), cover price $45.00

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Product Description: Everyone over 50 can enjoy life more, and this book shows how. It tells readers everything they need to know to live a fulfilled life and how to maintain a healthy, youthful attitude. Aging with Enthusiasm, Grace and Dignity provides a complete guide for staying healthy physically, mentally, socially, emotionally, and spiritually...read more

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9780972351300 | Life Strategies Inc, July 1, 2003, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Everyone over 50 can enjoy life more, and this book shows how.

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By Marie S. Seabrook (editor)

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9781590332634 | Nova Science Pub Inc, March 1, 2002, cover price $85.00

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Product Description: Today, one in eight Americans--32 million people--are aged sixty-five or older. That proportion will rise to one in five by 2020. The number of elderly Americans is growing faster than the U.S. population at large, with those aged eighty-five or older representing the most rapidly increasing segment of all...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780870784248 | Twentieth Century Fund, November 1, 1998, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Today, one in eight Americans--32 million people--are aged sixty-five or older.

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9780870784385 | Priority Pr Pubns, June 1, 2001, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Today, one in eight Americans--32 million people--are aged sixty-five or older.

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Product Description: One of the most daunting aspects of growing older is the torrent of advice we face about maintaining our physical health and our mental acuity. Entire books have been written on how to manage finances, how to avoid falls, how to care for aging parents...read more
By Christine K. Cassel (editor) and George A. Vallasi (editor)

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9780814715154 | New York Univ Pr, March 1, 1999, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: An authoritative, illustrated, practical guide explains the normal processes of aging, what medical problems are likely, how the law affects the elderly, and similar topics, and offers a comprehensive list of organizations that deal with aspects of aging.

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9780814715161 | New York Univ Pr, January 1, 2001, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: One of the most daunting aspects of growing older is the torrent of advice we face about maintaining our physical health and our mental acuity.

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