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- Souvenir Press 2012; US$ 19.99
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...
- 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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 189.00
This book highlights (1) the significance of reciprocity for the maintenance of self-esteem in old age and (2) the negative implications for the well-being of dependent older people when that significance goes unrecognized and, as a consequence, opportunities to give back to society, as well as take from it, are not facilitated by those in a position... more...
- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 3.95
Military caregivers are an essential part of our nation's ability to care for returning wounded warriors. Far too often, their own needs are neglected. The RAND Corporation and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation lay the groundwork to inform policy and program development relative to the needs of military caregivers that often differ from the needs of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95
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 preparation and defines the current status of geriatric/gerontological education. With fascinating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Volunteerism in Geriatric Settings is an instructional tool for activity directors and others interested in successful volunteer program management. It examines three dimensions of using volunteers: distinctive dynamics of the volunteer program in this setting; the behaviors and attitudes managers and volunteers bring to the program; and the responsibilities... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
Within the context of long-range planning, this book examines the changing responsibilities of the state and family toward elders in different societies around the world. International Perspectives on State and Family Support for the Elderly presents a fresh range of lucid analyses of family caregiving policy from Canada, the United States, Sweden,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
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. To further meet the increasing needs for adult day care, this new book provides information regarding the history, definition, and concept... more...