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  • What to Do to Retire Successfullyby Martin B. Goldstein

    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...

  • The Encyclopedia of Elder Careby Joseph Kandel

    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...

  • Handbuch Soziale Arbeit und Alterby Kirsten Aner; Ute Karl

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 59.99

    Das Handbuch 'Soziale Arbeit und Alter' stellt den Bedarf, die Rahmenbedingungen, Institutionen, Paradigmen und Konzepte der Begleitung der vielgestaltigen Lebensphase Alter aus der Perspektive der Sozialen Arbeit dar. Das Handbuch trägt der Tatsache Rechnung, dass sich die Soziale Arbeit weit über die Soziale Altenhilfe hinaus mit der demografischen... more...

  • Familiale Verbundenheit und Gerechtigkeitby Anne-Christin Kunstmann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 69.99

    Der Diskurs 'familiale Altenfürsorge und Pflege' ist durch vermeintliche Gewissheiten gekennzeichnet, die angesichts des demografischen Wandels in krisenhafte Szenarien über die Grenzen der Belastbarkeit von Staat, Gesellschaft und Familie münden. Diese Veröffentlichung dekonstruiert diese Gewissheiten und weist nach, dass und wie der Diskurs Wahrheiten... more...

  • Aged Care Homesby Val Nigol

    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...

  • Social Work With Older Peopleby Barbara Hall; Terry Scragg

    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...

  • Multidimensional Functional Assessment of Older Adultsby Gerda G. Fillenbaum

    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...

  • Caring and Genderby Francesca M. Cancian; Stacey J. Oliker

    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...

  • Care in Practice for Higherby Janet Miller; George Baker; Ellen Lancaster

    Hodder Education 2007; US$ 39.98

    This book offers learning and teaching materials for anyone beginning a career as a care worker, especially in Scotland more...

  • Stress Reduction for Caregiversby Jody Olshevski; Anne Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

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