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Gerontology

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  • Managing Pain in the Older Adultby Michaelene P. Jansen

    Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 65.00

    Our elderly population is the fastest-growing segment of society, and pain, particularly chronic pain, is one of the most common problems this group faces. In Managing Pain in the Older Adult , Dr. Jansen provides treatment options designed for older adults. Controlling pain can be challenging as the elderly, in addition to the common physiologic changes... more...

  • Enriched Care Planning for People with Dementiaby Paul Edwards; Dawn Brooker; Hazel May

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 49.95

    This book presents a practical framework for whole person assessment of persons with dementia who are in need of, or already receiving, health and/or social support. The book provides photocopiable assessment forms, guidelines for carrying out assessment, and suggestions for interventions based on the profile that emerges from the assessment. more...

  • Parish Nursingby Harold G Koenig; Sybil Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    Because of shrinking healthcare resources, both human and monetary, parish nurses in the future will be called upon to deal with rising numbers of elderly and the end-of-life issues that accompany aging. Parish Nursing: A Handbook for the New Millennium is a guide to designing programs that can complement a congregation's ministry priorities for senior... more...

  • You Bring Out the Music in Meby D Rosemary Cassano

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.00

    This enlightening book explores how music motivates, enriches, touches, relaxes, and energizes the elderly in nursing homes. The author examines music therapy in gerontology and provides ideas for activities professionals who want to use music in their nursing home activity programs. more...

  • Gerontological Supervisionby Ann Burack Weiss; Frances C. Brennan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    This is a practical and accessible guide for those supervising case managers, personal care providers, and interns working in community services and long-term care of older persons. This updated edition expands its focus by offering the latest ideas and proven "practice wisdom" for handling many of the field?s most common problems. more...

  • Psychosocial Intervention in Long-Term Careby Gary W Hartz; D Michael Splain

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    The responsibility of providing mental health evaluations and treatment to nursing home patients is increasingly falling on the shoulders of social services and nursing staff. Psychosocial Intervention in Long-Term Care provides the advanced techniques you, as a caregiver, need for assessing and intervening with psychosocial and behavioral problems... more...

  • Mental Disorders in Older Adults, Second Editionby Steven H. Zarit; Judy M. Zarit

    Guilford Publications 2011; US$ 44.00

    Illustrated with abundant clinical material, this book provides essential knowledge and skills for effective mental health practice with older adults. It demonstrates how to evaluate and treat frequently encountered clinical problems in this population, including dementias, mood and anxiety disorders, and paranoid symptoms. Strategies are presented... more...

  • Geriatric Neuropsychologyby Deborah K. Attix; Kathleen A. Welsh-Bohmer

    Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 80.00

    This major clinical reference and text is the first volume to systematically address the entire process of neuropsychological assessment and intervention with older adults. The expert editors and contributors detail the current state of knowledge about frequently encountered conditions ranging from mild cognitive impairment to progressive, stable,... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Elder Careby Elizabeth A. Capezuti; Michael L. Malone; Paul R. Katz

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 195.00

    This interdisciplinary clinical reference encompasses more than 310 current entries on a broad range of topics related to geriatrics and geriatric care across multiple health care disciplines. The third edition reflects the many advances in geriatrics that have occurred since the publication of the second edition in 2006. It contains the updated, evidence-based... more...

  • Last Years of Long Livesby Tor Inge Romoren

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 185.00

    The Last Years of Long Lives is a unique account of that period of old age which precedes death. Based on 400 complete individual histories and covering a twenty-year period, it looks at the experiences of people over eighty years old in three three important areas: disability, family life and health care. more...