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  • Community Resources for Older Adultsby Robbyn R. Wacker; Karen A. Roberto

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 87.00

    How have programs for older adults evolved? Who uses these resources? How are they delivered? And what challenges do service providers face in meeting the needs of the aging baby-boom generation? Community Resources for Older Adults: Programs and Services in an Era of Change, Third Edition , answers these and other critical questions by providing... more...

  • Soziale Arbeit für alte Menschenby Christian Zippel; SIbylle Kraus

    Mabuse-Verlag 2014; US$ 24.98

    Angehörige, SozialarbeiterInnen, Case ManagerInnen u.a. sehen sich in der Betreuung alter Menschen einer Vielzahl von Aufgaben gegenüber. Das erfordert umfangreiche Kenntnisse und den schnellen Zugriff auf Gesetzestexte und Adressen. Wann reicht eine Vorsorgevollmacht aus? Wie und wo kann eine Betreuung beantragt werden? Bei welchen Hilfsmitteln besteht... more...

  • Family Caregiving in the New Normalby Joseph Gaugler; Robert L. Kane

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 69.95

    Family Caregiving in the New Normal discusses how the drastic economic changes that have occurred over the past few years have precipitated a new conversation on how family care for older adults will evolve in the future. This text summarizes the challenges and potential solutions scientists, policy makers, and clinical providers must address... 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...

  • Handbook of Social Work in Health and Agingby Barbara Berkman

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 83.99

    Presents research on social work with older people. This handbook provides knowledge and resources to equip social workers to care for an aging population. 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...

  • Integrating Care for Older Peopleby Christopher Foote; Christine Stanners

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 44.95

    The authors of this book share their practical experience of implementing a multi-agency approach to the support of older people. They show how systems thinking can help with the complexity of developing a model of care that co-ordinates medical, social and community services and offer insight into the effective use of on-going assessment. more...

  • Partnerships In Family Careby Mike Nolan

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 47.00

    Considers how family and professional carers can work together more effectively in order to provide the highest quality of care to people who need support in order to remain in their own homes. Adopting a temporal perspective, this book looks at key transitions in caregiving and is useful for health care students and professionals. 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...

  • Governing Home Careby V. Burau; H. Theobald; R.H. Blank

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Offers a comprehensive analysis of the principal issues surrounding the governance of home care. This book explores the ways in which country specific contexts shape governing arrangements and bring together insights from social care and public policy literature, two different yet complementary theoretical perspectives. more...