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Caregiving

  • Menschen mit Demenz achtsam begleitenby Brigitta Schröder

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 22.70

    Das neue Buch von Brigitta Schröder ergänzt ihr Erstlingswerk "Blickrichtungswechsel - Lernen mit und von Menschen mit Demenz" und ist aus der Praxis für die Praxis. Es ist in drei Abschnitte gegliedert: Das "Basismodul" ermutigt, bei der Begleitung von Menschen mit Demenz Grenzen zu überschreiten, um "Schatzfinder" bei... more...

  • Labors of Loveby Jason Rodriquez

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    Every day for the next twenty years, more than 10,000 people in the United States will turn 65. With life expectancies increasing as well, many of these Americans will eventually require round-the-clock attention?and we have only begun to prepare for the challenge of caring for them. In  Labors of Love , Jason Rodriquez examines the world of the fast-growing... more...

  • Understanding Celiac Diseaseby Naheed Ali

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99

    Celiac disease is being diagnosed more and more frequently, as people recognize their digestive issues may be linked to their gluten intake and sensitivity to various foods that include gluten. Here, Ali, in typical fashion, reviews the biology of celiac disease, its various symptoms, causes, and outcomes, and includes information about treatment,... more...

  • Providing Compassionate Health Care: Challenges in Policy and Practiceby Sue Shea; Robin Wynyard; Christos Lionis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Despite the scope and sophistication of contemporary health care, there is increasing international concern about the perceived lack of compassion in its delivery. Citing evidence that when the basic needs of patients are attended to with kindness and understanding, recovery often takes place at a faster level, patients cope more effectively with... more...

  • Hidden Heroesby Rajeev Ramchand; Terri Tanielian; Michael P. Fisher; Christine Anne Vaughan; Thomas E. Trail; Caroline Epley; Phoenix Voorhies; Michael William Robbins; Eric Robinson; Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    Little has been reported about ?military caregivers??the population of those who care for wounded, ill, and injured military personnel and veterans. This report summarizes the results of a study designed to describe the magnitude of military caregiving in the United States today, as well as to identify gaps in the array of programs, policies, and initiatives... more...

  • The Mindful Caregiverby Nancy L. Kriseman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 35.99

    As our population ages, more and more people will find themselves in caregiver roles for their parents and/or their spouses, though caregivers can be involved in the care of loved ones at any age. The Mindful Caregiver shows caregivers how to care for themselves even as their time and daily lives are consumed by the necessities of their loved... more...

  • The Caregiversby Nell Lake

    Scribner 2014; US$ 26.00

    A moving, intimate, and compassionate book that chronicles the experiences of a group of long-term caregivers and illuminates critical issues of old age, end-of-life care, medical reform, and social policy In 2010, journalist Nell Lake began sitting in on the weekly meetings of a local hospital?s caregivers support group. Soon members invited her... more...

  • Understanding Lung Cancerby Naheed Ali

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99

    Lung cancer is a disease long associated with smokers, but, the fact of the matter is, it can strike anyone. This book describes how this cancer develops, what the warning signs are, and how it can be treated. It serves as an excellent introduction for both patients and their loved ones. more...

  • Where Memories Goby Sally Magnusson

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 31.75

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER - AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK 'The tenuous but vital reconnection between a child and its mother' - The Sunday Times Facebook.com/WhereMemoriesGo Scottish broadcaster and author Sally Magnusson cared with her two sisters for their mother Mamie during many years of living with dementia. Sad and... more...

  • Female Offenders of Intimate Partner Violenceby Lisa M. Conradi; Robert Geffner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    The perpetration of intimate partner violence by women has long been a controversial topic. More recently, researchers, treatment providers and other professionals have begun to critically examine theoretical, research and practice perspectives to gather a better understanding of this controversial issue. The current text will provide the reader with... more...