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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Integrating Care for Older Peopleby Christine Stanners; Christopher Foote

    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...

  • 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...

  • Policy and Program Planning for Older Adultsby Elaine T. Jurkowski

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 85.00

    Takes a public health/population health approach to the development of programs and services for older adults, including people with disabilities. This book also addresses the development of skills-building to shape programs and implementation of policies such as media advocacy, coalition building and health promotion frameworks. more...

  • Social Work with Older Peopleby Mark E F Lymbery

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 54.00

    This book provides an up-to-date and authoritative overview of the development of social work with older people in the U.K. The coherent structure draws together the key themes involved in working with older people and clearly demonstrates how to translate these into real-life practice. more...

  • Rural Ageingby Norah Keating

    Policy Press 2008; US$ 39.95

    This important book addresses a growing international interest in 'age-friendly' communities, examining the conflicting stereotypes of rural communities as either idyllic and supportive or isolated and bereft of services. more...

  • Caregivingby Victoria Bumagin; Kathryn Hirn

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 55.00

    Chock-full of descriptive case examples, this clearly written text is a must-read for social workers, nurses, and gerontologists. By focusing on the various facets of the caregiving experience--from the caregiver's perspective to those who receive care--the authors sensitize you to the ways in which caregiving is affected by the conditions, personalities,... more...