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- New Horizon Press 2015; US$ 15.99
Seventy-seven million baby boomers are slated to retire over the next twenty years: this boils down to approximately 10,000 daily (The Fiscal Times) . Many are inadequately prepared, emotionally as well as financially. In What to Do to Retire Successfully , Goldstein lays out a step-by-step approach to achieving a successful and content retirement.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 75.00
Covers topics from choosing between assisted living or nursing homes and paying for costly prescriptions and health care to resolving sibling squabbles over caring for an elderly parent and facing difficult end-of-life decisions. more...
- Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 14.99
This book is intended to be a one-stop shop. A how-to guide to the process of accessing, moving into and maximising Mum's stay in an aged-care home. The financial advice comes from a qualified specialist and the practical processes have been enhanced by the experiences of aged-care experts. The book does not cover any aspect of aged care that is... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 44.00
This accessible book takes a unique person-centred approach to working with older people and provides an introduction to the legislation, policy, theory and research needed by social workers. The authors explore the experience of being an older person and more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Reliable, easily administered, and objective ways of assessing the well-being of the elderly and their use of, and need for, services are rare. The author of this study provides current information on the Multidimensional Functional Assessment of Older Adults (MFAQ) -- the most widely used questionnaire of its type. This volume discusses ways in which... more...
- AltaMira Press 1999; US$ 38.99
Using engaging case studies and research findings, this lively new book from the Gender Lens Series challenges the notion that care-giving is a 'natural' pattern and demonstrates how it is thoroughly social. Written in an inviting and readable style, the authors address complex issues about caring, making them accessible to undergraduate students and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95
Inspire the next generation of gerontological social workers The growing number of people over the age of 65 in the United States has increased the demand for social workers who are trained to work with the elderly?a demand that?s in danger of not being met. Fostering Social Work Gerontology Competence presents innovative techniques and strategies... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 39.26
Der Anstieg der Pflegebedürftigkeit in der deutschen Bevölkerung ist eines der Hauptthemen, die im Zuge des demografischen Wandels diskutiert werden. In diesem Buch wird das Thema Pflegebedürftigkeit im Alter grundlegend beleuchtet und der aktuelle Stand der Diskussion verständlich und praxisnah aufbereitet. more...