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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Community and Ageingby Simon Evans

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 39.95

    This important book investigates changing concepts and experiences of community across the lifecourse and into older age and how they play out in housing with care settings. An overview of how the housing with care sector has developed, both in the UK and internationally, is provided. The book emphasizes the central importance of a sense of community... more...

  • Assisted Living Administration and Managementby Darlene Yee; Andrea Boyle; Cristina Flores

    Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 80.00

    Essential for assisted living and senior housing administrators, as well as graduate students, this book contains the most practical guidelines for operating assisted living facilities. The authors provide advice on hiring and training staff, architecture and space management, and more. This multidisciplinary book is conveniently organized to cover... more...

  • Strategies of Careby Barbara Da Roit

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 49.95

    This analytic study surveys the transformations of elderly care policies and practices since the early 1990s, by comparing the trajectories of two extremely different care systems: Italy and the Netherlands. more...

  • The Aging Networksby Kelly Niles-Yokum; Donna Wagner

    Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 60.00

    "Drs. Niles-Yokum and Wagner have written a comprehensive and accessible overview of aging services in the United States, from the evolution of a formal aging network through the older Americans Act to innovative new programs aimed at disaster preparedness, lifelong learning, and spiritual growth. This book should be required reading for every... more...

  • Reforming Long-term Care in Europeby Joan Costa-Font

    Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95

    Reforming Long-term Care in Europe offers the most up-to-date analysis of the features and developments of long-term care in Europe. Each chapter focuses on a key question in the policy debate in each country and offers a description and analysis of each system. Offers the very latest analysis of long-term care reform agendas in Europe Compares... more...

  • Fighting poverty, inequality and injusticeby Alan Walker; Adrian Sinfield; Carol Walker

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 36.50

    This important book brings together many of the leading contributors in the field and provides a compelling manifesto for change in social justice. more...

  • Institutional Provisions and Care for the Agedby S Irudaya Rajan; Carla Risseeuw; Myrtle Perera

    Anthem Press India 2009; US$ 100.00

    A comparative study of social and economic issues facing the elderly in India, Sri Lanka and the Netherlands. more...