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  • Fostering Social Work Gerontology Competenceby Catherine J. Tompkins; Anita L. rosen

    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...

  • Senior Services Businessby The Staff of Entrepreneur Media

    Entrepreneur Press 2014; US$ 48.99

    The experts at Entrepreneur provide a two-part guide to success. First, learn how you can create a successful senior services business providing adult daycare, home transportation or concierge needs. Then, master the fundamentals of business startup including defining your business structure, funding, staffing and more. This kit includes: Essential... more...

  • Older People in Modern Societyby Anthea Tinker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    Older People in Modern Society is an established classic text in its field and through subsequent editions its reputation and that of its author has grown. In this fourth and renamed edition, Anthea Tinker synthesises and discusses a wide range of literature about older people, drawing from fields such as medicine, sociology and social policy and... more...

  • Counseling Older Peopleby Charlene M. Kampfe

    Wiley 2015; US$ 52.95 US$ 45.89

    This book provides insight into the primary issues faced by older adults; the services and benefits available to them; and the knowledge base, techniques, and skills necessary to work effectively in a therapeutic relationship. Dr. Kampfe offers empirically and anecdotally based strategies and interventions for dealing with clients’ personal... more...

  • The Care of Older Peopleby Mayumi Hayashi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Across the globe, populations are getting older. Hayashi surveys the development of residential care in Britain and Japan from the 1920s onwards, using regional case studies, and taking into account the influence of traditions and cultural norms. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Social Work in Health and Agingby Daniel Kaplan; Barbara Berkman

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 139.99 US$ 120.39

    The Second Edition of the Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging describes innovations in clinical practice for populations that social workers serve, overviews of the arenas in which they practice, and major developments in the social policies that structure and finance health care and senior services. more...

  • Ageing at Homeby Theresa Cluning

    Ausmed Publications 2004; US$ 44.95

    Overview Most older people prefer to live independently, to stay in their own homes, but to do that the often need community support, even if they remain relatively healthy into very old age. In fact it must be a goal for any community to set up cost-effective systems to assist ageing people to continue living in their own homes and to put... more...

  • El género y la reforma del sector saludby Hilary Standing

    Pan American Health Organization 2000; US$ 14.00

    Este libro se revisan los diversos debates y enfoques de los temas relacionados con el género en el contexto de la reestructuración del sector salud de los países en desarrollo a partir de los primeros años del decenio de 1980. Se traza primero la cronología de los distintos enfoques de la reforma del sector salud (RSS), sus vínculos con el contexto... more...

  • The Aging Networkby Donald E. Gelfand

    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...