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  • 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...

  • Reciprocity and Dependency in Old Ageby Sue Thompson

    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...

  • Soziale Gerontologie in gesellschaftlicher Verantwortungby Gerhard Bäcker; Rolf G. Heinze

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Das Schreckensszenario der alternden Gesellschaft hat bis vor kurzem die öffentliche Debatte geprägt. Nun hat sich der Wind gedreht. Der demografische Wandel wird nicht mehr nur als Risiko, sondern vermehrt als Chance begriffen. Im vorliegenden Band werden die Herausforderungen einer alternden Gesellschaft und deren sozial-politische Bearbeitung aus... more...

  • Military Caregiversby Terri Tanielian; Rajeev Ramchand; Michael P. Fisher; Carra S. Sims; Racine Harris

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Baby Boomers of Colorby Melvin Delgado

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Because researchers often treat baby boomers of color as belonging to one group, quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking, leading to insufficiently designed programs, policies, and services. The absence of data is a testament to the invisibility of baby boomers of color in society and deeply affects the practice... more...

  • Developing Excellent Care for People Living with Dementia in Care Homesby Pete Calveley; Jason Corrigan; Sue Goldsmith; Caroline Baker

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95

    The award-winning PEARL programme has been proven to dramatically increase the wellbeing of people with dementia living in care homes. This concise and accessible guide describes the key criteria of the programme, and explains how dementia care practitioners and managers can implement them in their own care homes to achieve excellence. more...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.04

    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...

  • Growing Old in Egyptby Thomas Boggatz

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 9.99

    The Egyptian society is aging. Families have to find solutions for care-dependent older persons, while at the same time, social changes threaten the traditional system of family care. The society has to adapt to this previously unknown situation and to develop new strategies for meeting the needs of its older members. Based on eight years of research,... more...