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Gerontology

  • Handbook of Group Activities for Impaired Adultsby Elsbeth Martindale; Scott Cabot Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Here is a one-of-a-kind resource for professionals who prepare and lead group activities for impaired older adults. Filling a crucial gap in the field of clinical gerontology, this invaluable guide provides more than 70 stimulating and therapeutic group activities designed specifically for use with moderately to severely impaired older adults. Even... 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...

  • Women, Aging, and Ageismby Evelyn R Rosenthal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    Here is a unique text that examines the lives of middle-aged and old women. Women, Aging and Ageism, in response to the lack of literature that focuses on aging women, presents timely and definitive research that illustrates the implications of ageism and sexism. This landmark volume challenges powerful myths and dangerous stereotypes and identifies... more...

  • Aging in the Designed Environmentby Margaret Christenson; Ellen D Taira

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Aging in the Designed Environment is the key sourcebook for physical and occupational therapists developing and implementing environmental designs for the aging. The physical environment remains one of the most overlooked areas in environmental design. In order to move beyond this status quo, persons responsible for planning elderly environments must... more...

  • Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Workby Rose Dobrof

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Work presents a compassionate and illuminating update on ethnicity in this area of social work. This fine book looks at such topics as the relationship between white aged clients and non-white paraprofessional workers, minority elder maltreatment, the utilization of social services by the Mexican-American Elderly,... 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...

  • Health Care for the Elderlyby Kathleen G. Andreoli; Leigh A. Musser; Stanley J. Reiser

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Leading experts in health policy, gerontology, economics, and ethics explore the potential impact of the growing number of elderly on our health care system. They provide valuable information on the continuing debate over national health care policy for the elderly versus a more decentralized. more...

  • Clinical Gerontologyby T.L. Brink

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    Here is a major text in psychogeriatrics for all professionals in the field of aging and mental health. Leading authorities provide valuable insights into assessment and intervention techniques for use with the mentally impaired elderly. Topics include a depression scale for use in later life, family therapy, therapy in later life, and various issues... more...

  • Gerontological Social Workby Merl C Jr Hokenstad; Katherine Kendall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    In this fascinating book, leading international experts in gerontology and social work examine the conditions of older people in their respective native lands--Australia, Canada, West Germany, Great Britain, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, and Sweden. In response to the need for world-wide sharing of information and research on one of the most dramatic... more...

  • Women and Healthy Agingby J Dianne Garner; Alice A Young

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    This book explores what is known about healthy living among older women, emphasizing overcoming illness and adversity. Women and Healthy Aging focuses on common age-related changes and illnesses that frequently occur among women in the later years. It describes these diseases and changes, provides treatment options, highlights preventative measures,... more...