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- Wiley 2013; US$ 98.95
Dementia is increasingly and widely recognised as a serious health and social challenge, in the developed world as well as in the developing world. The need therefore to design and implement dementia care services of high quality is becoming more and more vital, particularly given the likelihood of ever increasing demand in a world, which likely sees... more...
- Scientific American 2013; US$ 3.99
We don?t often marvel at the process of remembering?that is, until we forget. What allows us to remember, and how do we forget? Most importantly, why do we remember certain things and not others? In this e-book, Remember When? The Science of Memory, we explore what science can tell us about memory, starting with an introductory section defining what... more...
- Random House New Zealand 2013; US$ 14.63
Thorough and compassionate information about dementia and Alzheimers for caregivers and people with early dementia.As the population continues to age, so too the numbers of people with dementia and Alzheimers grow. Inevitably, it will affect everyone in some way . . . as sufferers, or as carers, or as part of the wide circle of family, friends, professional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.00
As the average age of the population rises, mental health professionals have become increasingly aware of the critical importance of personality in mediating successful adaptation in later life. Personality disorders were once thought to "age out," and accordingly to have an inconsequential impact on the lives of the elderly. But recent clinical experience... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
The nature of health in later life has conventionally been studied from two perspectives. Medical sociologists have focused on the failing body, chronic illness, infirmity and mortality, while social gerontologists on the other hand have focused on the epidemiology of old age and health and social policy. By examining these perspectives, Higgs and... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 109.00
Developed countries and certain regions of economically emerging nations have displaying a rapidly growing population of the oldest-old-nonagenarians, centenarians, and supercentenarians. As this trend continues, we must redirect some of our research on aging to the experience of advanced old age and discovering individual and community factors that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 94.95
Although recognition of reminiscing as a potentially adaptive process can be traced back over 30 years to the seminal work of Robert Butler as discussed in the Foreword, there has been little effort to consolidate the work and paint a complete picture of reminiscing as an entity. Here, reminiscing is presented as a multi-disciplinary topic, examining... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.99
Durch die gute klinische Versorgung ist ein Leben nach einem Unfall mit schwerer Hirnschädigung heute für viele Patienten lange möglich. Menschen mit erworbenen neurologischen Erkrankungen wie z.B. bei einem Schlaganfall, Multiple Sklerose, Wachkoma aber auch einer fortgeschrittenen Demenz oder Morbus Parkinson benötigen eine intensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95
This pertinent book assists occupational therapists and other health care providers in developing up-to-date psychogeriatric programs and understanding details of treating the cognitively impaired elderly. There exists a significant demand for occupational therapy in psychogeriatrics now. As the elderly population increases, especially elderly requiring... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
People with mid-stage dementia are served by special care units in long-term care facilities, although as these residents deteriorate, they are transferred out of the unit and into a general nursing home unit. These nursing homes are not equipped to deal with palliative needs of end-stage dementia care. The book addresses those needs. With this in... more...