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  • Social Work with Older Peopleby Karin Crawford; Janet Walker

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 29.00

    A comprehensive text to develop the knowledge, skills and values that allow the reader to promote the well-being of older people within social work settings. more...

  • Elder Care Made Easierby Marion Somers

    Addicus Books 2006; US$ 9.99

    Do You Find Yourself in the Role of Caregiver?    If you are caring for an aging parent, spouse, or other loved one, you are not alone. Statistics show that nearly 25 percent of all households in the United States are providing care for an elderly person. Although you may be willing to help, you may find the task comes with unexpected challenges.... 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...

  • Gerontological Practice for the Twenty-first Centuryby Virginia E. Richardson; Amanda S. Barusch

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 36.99

    Gerontological Practice for the Twenty-first Century meets the need for state-of-the-art information on practice approaches with older patients that are age-specific and empirically based, blend "micro" and "macro" views, and reflect current themes in the aging and social work fields. The book is designed as a text for students and as a professional... more...

  • The Heart of Careby Amanda Waring

    Souvenir Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    Aimed at transforming how people care for others and themselves, this life-changing handbook examines how caregivers and caring professionals can reconnect to an actively compassionate nature, enriching the lives of those they look after as well as their own. The guide contends that person-centered care should be at the heart of the care industry,... more...

  • Justice for Older Peopleby Harry Lesser

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 53.30

    The authors of these papers vary in age, nationality and professional background. They share a belief that all too often older people are not treated justly or fairly, and also a belief that this is particularly true with regard to a proper respect for their dignity as people and a proper allocation of medical and social resources. Their papers, in... more...

  • Beyond My Controlby Suzan Collins

    Hammersmith Books Limited 2013; US$ 7.28

    With 33 years' experience in health and social care, Suzan Collins believed she could ensure good care for her mother, and her family relied on her to do so. She was actually delivering training on best practice when she was first contacted with the news her mother had broken her leg at her nursing home and had been transferred to hospital. This is... 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...

  • Volunteerism in Geriatric Settingsby Vera R Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.00

    Volunteerism in Geriatric Settings is an instructional tool for activity directors and others interested in successful volunteer program management. It examines three dimensions of volunteerism: the distinctive dynamics of the volunteer program within the geriatric setting; the behaviors and attitudes managers and volunteers bring to the program; and... more...

  • From Nursing Homes to Home Careby Marie E Cowart; Jill Quadagno

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Older people who would prefer to stay in their homes and states whose funds are being depleted by the rising costs of Medicaid payments to nursing homes find the current system of long-term care unsatisfactory. From Nursing Homes to Home Care arms educators, policymakers, public health professionals, gerontologists, and advocacy groups with the information... more...