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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 37.95
This collection examines theological and ethical issues of ageing, disability and spirituality, with an emphasis on how ageing affects people who have mental health and developmental disabilities. The book presents ways of moving towards more effective relationships between carers and older people with disabilities. more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 130.00
Aging: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants bridges the trans-disciplinary divide and covers in a single volume the science of oxidative stress in aging and the potentially therapeutic use of natural antioxidants in the diet or food matrix. The processes within the science of oxidative stress are described in concert with other processes, such... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
This multidisciplinary work re-examines issues of aging with dignity and spiritual meaning. Aging, Spirituality, and Pastoral Care: A Multi-National Perspective addresses such issues as social and spiritual isolation, the wisdom of the aging, the need for intimacy, sexuality among older people, living with dementia, and the spiritual dimensions of... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 45.00
Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI. Reference for professionals on services for the elderly. Focuses on new programs, especially those mandated by the Older Americans Act. Lists federal, state, and local programs that can locate transportation, legal assistance, employment, income maintenance, and volunteer programs. Previous edition: c1993. Softcover,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 65.00
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...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 20.80
Lange zu leben und somit auch alt zu werden, finden viele Menschen erstrebenswert - wirklich alt und abhängig sein möchte dagegen niemand. So ist der Wunsch groß, die späte Lebensphase möglichst von Angst, Schmerz und Verlust freizuhalten. Doch welche Konsequenzen ergeben sich daraus für eine Gesellschaft, die stetig altert? Die Autorinnen und Autoren... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 9.99
Rat und Tat für pflegende Angehörige mit empathischen und leicht verständlichen Antworten auf die wichtigsten Fragen. Die Autorin kennt die Probleme und Fragen durch ihre jahrelange Tätigkeit als Leiterin von Angehörigenkursen. Praxisnah erläutert sie Grundpflege, Ernährung, Lagerung, Krankenbeobachtung, Vorbeugung vor Zweiterkrankungen, Dekubitus-... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 90.00
Designated a Doody's Core Title!. This twentieth volume of this landmark series focuses on geriatric nursing research. Clinicians, educators, students, and researchers will find an up-to-date synthesis of nursing research relating to over a dozen important topics, including pain, pressure ulcers, dementia, home health and hearing impairment. Future-oriented... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 69.00
Sixteenth century Venetian Ambassador and Renaissance Christian Luigi Cornaro was celebrated in his time for his stance on dietary self-restraint, moderate living, and living to the age of 103. For these hundred of years his classic book has survived as a renowned text on longevity and an inspiring treatise on the path of temperance that the author... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 80.00
"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...