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  • 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...

  • The Heart of Careby Amanda Waring

    Souvenir Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    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...

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

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 35.99

    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...

  • Advancing Gerontological Social Work Educationby Joanna Mellor; Joann Ivry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95

    s your gerontological social work program as comprehensive—and as well attended—as 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...

  • International Perspectives on State and Family Support for the Elderlyby Scott Bass; Jill Norton; Robert Morris *Deceased*

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Gerontological Social Work Supervisionby Carlton Munson; Ann Burack Weiss; Frances C Brennan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    This unique book clearly depicts a need for supervision in gerontological social work settings and provides a framework for approaching supervision. Grounded in two distinct bodies of literature, social work supervision and gerontological social work, this important book thoroughly examines present gerontological practice and principles and focuses... 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$ 50.00

    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...

  • How to Start a Home-Based Tutoring Businessby Beth Lewis

    Globe Pequot Press 2010; US$ 17.99

    How to Start a Home-Based Tutoring Business will help prospective tutors feel comfortable in their choice to proceed with starting a home-based business. It addresses the issues of organizing your workspace, marketing your business, keeping customers happy, and monitoring student progress to show results? all from the perspective of an educator... more...