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  • 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...

  • Soziale Arbeit für alte Menschenby Christian Zippel; SIbylle Kraus

    Mabuse-Verlag 2014; US$ 25.76

    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...

  • Stress Reduction for Caregiversby Jody Olshevski; Anne Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Adult Day Careby Lenore A Tate; Cynthia M Brennan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.00

    Intended for long-term care providers, consumers, and gerontology students, this valuable new guidebook and manual encourages the promotion and enhancement of adult day care as an essential link in long-term care. Since the early 1970s, the number of adult day care centers in the United States has grown from 20 to more than 620. This rapid increase... more...

  • Advancing Gerontological Social Work Educationby Joanna Mellor; Joann Ivry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95

    s your gerontological social work program as comprehensiveand as well attendedas it could be? Advancing Gerontological Social Work Education will help you develop courses that effectively prepare social work students and practitioners to work with the ever-increasing older population. It clearly presents the rationale for geriatric/gerontological... more...

  • The Age of Dignityby Ai-jen Poo

    The New Press 2015; US$ 25.95

    By 2018, demand for home health care will increase by more than 90 percent, and by 2050, the total number of individuals needing long-term care is projected to grow from 12 million to 27 million. With someone turning sixty-five every eight seconds, America faces a unique new challenge providing our elders with the dignified care they will need. In... 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...

  • 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...

  • Alter, Migration und Soziale Arbeitby Kathrin Hahn

    transcript 2014; US$ 35.68

    Wird die Forderung nach »kultursensibler Altenhilfe« den Lebenslagen hilfesuchender Migrantinnen und Migranten im Alter gerecht? Oder unterliegt sie der Gefahr, sich in ethnischen Zuschreibungen zu verstricken? Kathrin Hahn untersucht den Stellenwert von Ethnizität und Kultur im sozialpädagogischen Handeln. Sie geht der Frage nach, inwiefern ethnische... more...

  • Ambient Assisted Living (AAL): ein Zukunftskonzept für die Wohnungswirtschaft?by Melanie Rosliwek-Hollering

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.77

    Die Auswirkungen des demographischen Wandels lassen sich für die Wohnungswirtschaft nicht wegdiskutieren, sondern werden immer bedeutsamer. Hieraus ergeben sich neue Aufgaben, aber auch Chancen und Möglichkeiten für bisher nicht genutzte oder gekannte Märkte. Es gilt, nicht nur den Wohnungsbestand altengerecht anzupassen, sondern mit modernen Technologien... more...