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- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 65.00
This book focuses primarily on physical changes and common pathologies associated with the aging process, and also considers the psychological and social implications of these changes in the lives of older adults. Presented in a detailed, accurate, and readable format, the fifth edition is geared towards older adults as well as their caretakers. The... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 29.95
Sensorische Aktivierung ist ein neuartiges ganzheitliches Förderkonzept für demente Menschen und Menschen hohen Alters. Es unterstützt die Erhaltung und Wiederherstellung wichtiger Alltagskompetenzen und trägt damit wesentlich zu einer Verbesserung der Betreuungsstandards bei. Kernstück des Buchs ist ein umfangreicher Praxisteil, der einen Fundus an... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 90.00
This fifth edition of Health Promotion and Aging has been substantially revised and updated with multiple new sub-sections, topics, and terms in each chapter. This book presents a wide scope of cutting-edge topics including gay aging, Jewish aging, social networking, brain games, the Obama administration's health care reform, mental health parity,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 36.95
The mental health needs of older people are all too often overlooked or put down to the inevitable consequences of ageing. This textbook will make it much easier for health, social care and third sector workers to identify, treat and support the needs of this population. The book takes an interdisciplinary team approach and sets the scene by looking... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1992; US$ 40.95
Research and clinical outcomes have shown that applied behavior analysis can be a very positive force in the development of new models of nursing home care. In addition, "behavioral" approaches to the treatment of behavior problems in nursing homes are typically well received by nurses, physicians and families. Because these approaches to... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95
This book provides night staff, their managers and anyone else with an interest in care homes with the information and practical skills they need to deliver appropriate care at night. The authors look at nutrition and hydration, continence, challenging behaviour, medication, night time checking, pain management and end of life care. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 49.99
The Physiological Effects of Ageing is a comprehensive resource for all nurses working with older people, enabling them to apply their knowledge of the ageing process to their practice, and, in doing so, enhance care delivery. This book emphasizes the normal ageing changes before considering possible effects of ageing on body systems, using as its... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
In the past decade, evidence based practice (EBP) has emerged as one of the most important movements to improve the effectiveness of clinical care. As the number of older adults continues to grow, it is essential that practitioners have knowledge of effective strategies to improve both the medical and the psychosocial aspects of older persons' lives.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Older people who would prefer to stay in their homes and states whose funds are being depleted by the rising costs of Medicaid payments to nursing homes find the current system of long-term care unsatisfactory. From Nursing Homes to Home Care arms educators, policymakers, public health professionals, gerontologists, and advocacy groups with the information... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 130.00
Aging: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants bridges the trans-disciplinary divide and covers in a single volume the science of oxidative stress in aging and the potentially therapeutic use of natural antioxidants in the diet or food matrix. The processes within the science of oxidative stress are described in concert with other processes, such... more...