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Gerontology

  • Agingby Lewis R. Aiken

    SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 126.00 US$ 115.99

    In this interdisciplinary text, Lewis R Aiken examines the elements that influence people in the later stages of life. Beginning with an historical overview of gerontology, the author discusses both pragmatic and philosophical concerns within the field. Factors impacting the process and results of ageing are carefully outlined and address such areas... more...

  • Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging, Second Editionby Ph.D. Carolyn M. Aldwin; Ph.D. Diane Fox Gilmer

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 99.99

    "Aldwin and Gilmer have supplied an interesting textual model for examining health, illness, and aging. Their homogenized approach to aging research is refreshing and insightful."-- Anthropology and Aging Quarterly "Clearly written at a level for college students, this is an excellent resource on aging...Highly recommended.-- Choice: Current Reviews... more...

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

    Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 82.00

    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...

  • Medication Management in Care of Older Peopleby Maggi Banning

    Wiley 2008; US$ 78.99 US$ 68.46

    Medication Management in Care of Older People is an accessible introduction to medication management and its role in the management of older people and their medicines. It addresses key issues in medication management, evaluates professional roles and clinical practice initiatives and explores healthcare policy and prescribing initiatives. This... more...

  • Dementia Care in Nursingby Sue Barker; Michele Board

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 27.00

    This book gives nursing students a robust foundation for understanding and developing skills to work with people experiencing dementia. more...

  • Bathing Without a Battleby PhD Ann Louise Barrick; PMHNP MN RN Joanne Rader; FAAN RN DNSc Beverly Hoeffer; MPH MD Philip D. Sloane; COTA/L Stacey Biddle

    Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 64.99

    2008 AJN Book of the Year Winner! Like its popular predecessor, the new edition of Bathing Without a Battle presents an individualized, problem-solving approach to bathing and personal care of individuals with dementia. On the basis of extensive original research and clinical experience, the editors have developed strategies and techniques that... more...

  • Alcohol Problems in Older Adultsby PhD Kristen Barry; MD David Oslin; PhD Frederic Blow

    Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 84.99

    This manual provides state-of-the-art, practical materials to detect, prevent, and intervene with older adults who are at-risk and problem drinkers. It provides the first systematic, practical approach for working with the growing vulnerable population of older adults who use alcohol at risk levels often unnoticed in everyday clinical practice. Including... more...

  • A Guide For Nursing Home Social Workersby LICSW MSW PhD Elise M. Beaulieu

    Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 59.99

    This book clearly distinguishes the function of beginning nursing home social workers and provides information and resources essential for them. Topics covered include: assessment; the intake and discharge processes; interventions; resource allocation; medication; diagnosis and treatment of depression; dementias; and legal issues, ethics, and confidentiality... more...

  • Fundamental Aspects of Palliative Care Nursingby Robert Becker

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 28.99

    This new and expanded edition is aimed directly at the learning needs of student nurses and is unique in that context. Whilst there are many high quality books available for academic study in palliative care this is currently the only one that balances a strong educational focus for developing nursing practice with an understanding of the particular... more...

  • Explorations in Dementiaby Michael Bender

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 50.95

    Drawing on contemporary theoretical concepts including multiple selves, personal construct theory, intrapsychic survival and the effect of historical and political factors on older people's well being, the author calls for a more positive and constructive approach to improving the lives of people with dementia. more...