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- 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...
- Overlook 2014; US$ 14.99
Born in Louisiana to a soon-to-be absent father and an alcoholic mother?who tried to drown him in a bathtub when he was three?Clifton Crais spent his childhood perched beside his mother on a too-tall bar stool, living with relatives too old or infirmed to care for him, or rambling on his own through New Orleans, a city both haunted and created by memory.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
Provide a comfortable living environment for the aging! Aging in Place: Designing, Adapting, and Enhancing the Home Environment gives you a complete examination of current trends in adaptive home designs for older adults. As a therapist, designer, architect, builder, home planner, social worker, community organizer, or gerontologist, Aging in Place... more...
- Workman Publishing Company 2014; US$ 18.95
?The bible of eldercare??ABC World News. ?An indispensable book??AARP. ?A compassionate guide of encyclopedic proportion?? The Washington Post . And, winner of a Books for a Better Life Award. How to Care for Aging Parents is the best and bestselling book of its kind, and its author, Virginia Morris, is the go-to person on eldercare for the media,... more...
- The Experiment 2014; US$ 16.95
If you're 50 or over and thinking (or already committed to!) a vegan diet and lifestyle that will benefit your health, animals, and the planet, look no further than this essential all-in-one resource. Authors Carol J. Adams, Patti Breitman, and Virginia Messina bring 75 years of vegan experience to this book to address the unique concerns of those... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 133.00
Here is an invaluable new resource for activities professionals specializing in geriatrics. Activities in Action serves as a catalyst for professional and personal growth and provides a national forum on geriatric and activity issues. Some of the highlights of this significant volume include a historical perspective of the activities profession, its... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.50
This book explores current trends in alternative therapy and geriatric rehabilitation and the use of complementary and alternative medical (CAM) techniques in physical and occupational treatment sessions with older adults. It presents a number of different therapeutic approaches, including energy therapies, Tai Chi, mental rehearsal, and incorporating... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2013; US$ 64.99
Paradox for Life Review explains how three different bases for self-esteem affect the accuracy of self-esteem as the lens through which older adults view their reminiscences. James J. Magee describes how life review groups have used paradoxes drawn from poetry, drama, word play, intergenerational family dynamics, Eastern and Western mystical traditions,... more...