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Gerontology

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  • Successful Aging Through the Life Spanby May L. Wykle; Peter J. Whitehouse; Diana L. Morris

    Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 79.00

    This book explores concepts and practices for productive aging: What factors contribute to successful aging? What is the role of exercise and nutrition? What is the role of children and adults in interaction with elders?. The chapters identify the best practices for successful aging, examine trends in intergenerational caregiving, and define roles... more...

  • Assisted Living Nursingby Dr. Barbara Resnick; Dr. Ethel Mitty

    Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 89.00

    "This book, written by and for nurses across the spectrum of nurse providers (advanced practice nurses, delegating nurses, and the direct care workforce), covers all aspects of management as well as the many common clinical problems and syndromes we encounter among older adults. Further, this book proposes wonderful assessment and intervention... more...

  • Physical Change and Agingby Sue V. Saxon; Mary Jean Etten; Elizabeth A. Perkins

    Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 70.00

    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...

  • Sensorische Aktivierungby Lore Wehner; Ylva Schwinghammer

    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...

  • Health Promotion and Agingby David Haber

    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...

  • Mental Health and Later Lifeby John Keady; Sue Watts

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 45.95

    The mental health needs of older people are all too often overlooked or put down to the inevitable effects of old age. This much-needed textbook will make it much easier for health professionals ? from psychologists to nurses ? to identify, treat and support the needs of this vulnerable group. more...

  • Behavior Analysis and Therapy in Nursing Homesby Duane Lundervold; Lewis Lewin

    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...

  • The Physiological Effects of Ageingby Alistair Farley; Ella McLafferty; Charles Hendry

    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...

  • From Nursing Homes to Home Careby Marie E Cowart; Jill Quadagno

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.00

    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...

  • 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...