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  • Drama Activities With Older Adultsby Anne Thurman; Carol Ann Piggins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Lead older adults in creative drama activities. This practical handbook provides step-by-step instructions for conducting over 50 introductory activities to stimulate the senses, awaken the imagination, activate body movement, encourage interaction, and stimulate verbal communication with the elderly. Written primarily for activity, recreation, and... more...

  • Soziologie des Altersby Silke van Dyk

    transcript Verlag 2015; US$ 14.00

    In Zeiten des demografischen Wandels und kontinuierlich steigender Lebenserwartung ist das Alter(n) von Individuum und Gesellschaft in aller Munde. Dieses Studienbuch führt in das komplexe Theorie- und Forschungsfeld der Alterssoziologie ein. Es fokussiert dabei nicht nur auf das Alter als Lebensphase und soziale Lage, sondern nimmt zudem den lebenslangen... more...

  • How to Get Families More Involved in the Nursing Homeby Tammy La Brake

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Health care providers and social workers at nursing homes may feel they have little time to design programs for the family members of their residents, yet you will learn in How to Get Families More Involved in the Nursing Home that the benefits of such programs are immense and the time investment will pay off. You learn of four family programs that... more...

  • Dementia and Aging Adults with Intellectual Disabilitiesby Matthew P. Janicki; Arthur J. Dalton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Shadow of the Hummingbirdby Athol Fugard; Paula Fourie

    Theatre Communications Group 2014; US$ 13.95

    A legendary playwright mines the depth of the human heart. more...

  • Aging Families and Use of Proverbs for Values Enrichmentby Vera R Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00

    Those providing services to older persons must develop intervention strategies that are relevant to their clients?life experiences. Aging Families and Use of Proverbs for Values Enrichment presents administrators, practitioners, educators, researchers, and students with intervention models that acknowledge and build upon the proverbs orientation of... more...

  • A New Look at Community-Based Respite Programsby Rhonda J.V. Montgomery

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    Explore new frontiers in Alzheimer's support systems! When Congress authorized the Alzheimer's Disease Demonstration Grants to States program in 1990, no one knew how effective the program would prove to be. A New Look at Community-Based Respite Programs provides you with results of the first major evaluation of ADDGS programs. Across the country,... more...

  • At Eighty-Twoby May Sarton

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    May Sarton confronts the pleasures and compromises of old age in this deeply moving memoir completed a few months before she died In this poignant and fearless account, Sarton chronicles the struggles of life at eighty-two. She juxtaposes the quotidian details of life?battling a leaky roof, sharing an afternoon nap with her cat, the joy of buying... more...

  • Lives of Lesbian Eldersby J Dianne Garner; D. Merilee Clunis; Pat A. Freeman; Nancy M. Nystrom; Karen I. Fredriksen-Goldsen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    The untold history of lesbian life from those who have lived it! Lives of Lesbian Elders: Looking Back, Looking Forward illuminates the hopes, fears, issues, and concerns of gay women as they grow older. Based on interviews with 62 lesbians ranging in age from 55 to 95, this very special book provides a historical account of the shared experiences... more...

  • Salty Old Womenby Roberta Maierhofer

    transcript Verlag 2015; US$ 52.00

    American feminism has grown old and gray. Roberta Maierhofer's study is located at the intersection between identity, age, and sex, and has »salty old women« walking side by side with well-established »sweet old ladies«. Using an anocritical approach in the style of Elaine Showalter's »gynocriticism«, which dismisses assumptions that human biology... more...