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  • 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...

  • The Age of Dignityby Ai-jen Poo

    New Press, The 2015; US$ 25.95

    By 2035, 11.5 million Americans will be over the age of eighty-five, more than double today?s 5 million, living longer than ever before. To enable all of us to age with dignity and security in the face of this coming Age Wave, our society must learn to value the care of our elders. The process of building a culture that supports care is a key component... 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...

  • Partnerships In Family Careby Mike Nolan

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 47.00

    Considers how family and professional carers can work together more effectively in order to provide the highest quality of care to people who need support in order to remain in their own homes. Adopting a temporal perspective, this book looks at key transitions in caregiving and is useful for health care students and professionals. more...

  • Ageing at Homeby Theresa Cluning

    Ausmed Publications 2004; US$ 44.95

    Overview Most older people prefer to live independently, to stay in their own homes, but to do that the often need community support, even if they remain relatively healthy into very old age. In fact it must be a goal for any community to set up cost-effective systems to assist ageing people to continue living in their own homes and to put... 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...

  • 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...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 28.21

    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...

  • 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...