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  • 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...

  • Self-Neglectby James G O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    Understand the complex ethical, legal, medical, and psychological issues of the most common form of elder abuse! Self-Neglect examines the social, ethical, medical, and practical implications of the most prevalent form of elder abuse. It can be difficult to diagnose and treat, and it poses ethical questions that cannot be answered simply. Yet it is... more...

  • Social Work and Geriatric Servicesby Sharon Duca Palmer

    Apple Academic Press 2011; US$ 139.95

    Social Work & Geriatric Services examines many facets concerning the care of the elderly. Topics discussed include chronic disease prevalence, conducting research with older people, cognitive functioning and social integration, exercise for the elderly, suicide and depression in the elderly, smoking cessation for elderly clients, health screening,... more...

  • Social Work with Older Peopleby Mark E F Lymbery

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 43.00

    This book provides an up-to-date and authoritative overview of the development of social work with older people in the U.K. The coherent structure draws together the key themes involved in working with older people and clearly demonstrates how to translate these into real-life practice. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Twenty-Five Years of the Life Reviewby Robert Disch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    In this thought-provoking book, professionals in the field of aging examine the history and concept of the life review. The life review--a theory about the nature of the life cycle first presented in 1962--has become a foundation for program development with the elderly. This unique analysis of the life review goes beyond the early formulation both... 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...

  • The 250 Eldercare Questions Everyone Should Askby Lita Epstein

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 10.95

    This book will answer all the financial and legal questions that can arise when caring for the elderly, including: How do you plan for the management of the elder's affairs should he become incompetent in the future? Is the proper insurance being carried or can it be restructured to reduce expenses? How much money can I give my elders without impacting... more...

  • Ageing, Care Need and Quality of Lifeby Gabriele Doblhammer; Rembrandt Scholz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 69.99

    Steadily increasing life expectancy is one of the great achievements of industrialised societies over the last century. Life expectancy has not only been growing among the young and those reaching retirement age, but also, especially in recent decades, among people ages 80 and above. These improvements in life expectancy have led to the emergence of... more...