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Adulthood & Aging

  • Stepfamiliesby Alan Booth; Judy Dunn; Judith F. Dunn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Stepfamilies represent an increasing number of American households and shape the upbringing of countless stepchildren. Despite their prominence in society, our knowledge about these families is very limited. To address this deficit, the editors have drawn together the work of 16 nationally known scholars to deal with four questions: * Marriages... more...

  • Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Workby Rose Dobrof

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Work presents a compassionate and illuminating update on ethnicity in this area of social work. This fine book looks at such topics as the relationship between white aged clients and non-white paraprofessional workers, minority elder maltreatment, the utilization of social services by the Mexican-American Elderly,... more...

  • Aging and Preventionby Robert E Hess

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Renowned specialists on aging explore the meaning of prevention and provide practical information about programs and services for the elderly. Interesting chapters focus on the prevention of long-term care institutionalization, alternative health delivery systems, informal support networks, and the prevention of domestic neglect and abuse of elderly... more...

  • Aging in the Designed Environmentby Margaret Christenson; Ellen D Taira

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Aging in the Designed Environment is the key sourcebook for physical and occupational therapists developing and implementing environmental designs for the aging. The physical environment remains one of the most overlooked areas in environmental design. In order to move beyond this status quo, persons responsible for planning elderly environments must... more...

  • Story Writing in a Nursing Homeby Martha A John

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Based on the belief that older people have good stories to tell, Story Writing in a Nursing Home was developed as part of a volunteer teaching service to a nursing home. Graduate students who were learning to teach this special population conducted story writing activities with older adults and found that even the frail elderly who are confined to... more...

  • Families, Risk, and Competenceby Michael Lewis; Candice Feiring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    The problems of studying families arise from the difficulty in studying systems where there are multiple elements interacting with each other and with the child. How should this system be described? Still other problems relate to indirect effects; namely the influence of a particular dyad's interaction on the child when the child is not a member of... more...

  • Ethnicity and Dementiasby Gwen Yeo; Dolores Gallagher Thompson; Gwen Yeo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • What Do I Do?by Katherine Karr; Jess Karr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 85.00

    Help families of institutionalized elders with this compassionate and practical manual. more...

  • Clinical Gerontologyby T.L. Brink

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    Here is a major text in psychogeriatrics for all professionals in the field of aging and mental health. Leading authorities provide valuable insights into assessment and intervention techniques for use with the mentally impaired elderly. Topics include a depression scale for use in later life, family therapy, therapy in later life, and various issues... more...

  • Gerontological Social Workby Merl C Jr Hokenstad; Katherine Kendall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    In this fascinating book, leading international experts in gerontology and social work examine the conditions of older people in their respective native lands--Australia, Canada, West Germany, Great Britain, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, and Sweden. In response to the need for world-wide sharing of information and research on one of the most dramatic... more...