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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Gain greater depth of understanding of end-of-life spiritual issues for older adults The period of time when a person approaches death is always difficult both for the patient and the caregiver. Aging, Spirituality, and Palliative Care discusses best practices in aged and palliative care while addressing patients? diverse spiritual needs. Leading... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 59.99
Drs. Niles-Yokum and Wagner have written a comprehensive and accessible overview of aging services in the United States, from the evolution of a formal aging network through the older Americans Act to innovative new programs aimed at disaster preparedness, lifelong learning, and spiritual growth. This book should be required reading for every student... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 179.00
Presenting fresh technology that facilitates the independent living of those with special needs, this collection of papers from the Ambient Assisted Living II conference also addresses micro- and macroeconomic factors and discusses ethical and legal issues. more...
- Karnac Books 2010; US$ 29.95
The authors of this volume take as their starting point "striking moments" in their practice with older people, their families and other practitioners. They integrate these with current systemic thinking to offer new perspectives on working with older people in a range of physical health, mental health and social care contexts. This book is practice... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 64.99
Chock-full of descriptive case examples, this clearly written text is a must-read for social workers, nurses, and gerontologists. By focusing on the various facets of the caregiving experience--from the caregiver's perspective to those who receive care--the authors sensitize you to the ways in which caregiving is affected by the conditions, personalities,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 99.99
"This volume represents a major step forward in the literature by placing its focus squarely on the caregiving context, its dimensions and how it shapes the process and outcomes of family care. The chapters locate care within the family, rather than a single individual....The family, in turn, in embedded within a larger cultural, community, and social... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 74.99
"This book has a forward-thinking orientation that reflects the reality of aging with older adults throughout the aging life course... Dr. Youdin integrates an advanced clinical social work practice with in-depth knowledge of evidence-based practice as well asd geriatric medicine, psychiatry and gerontology." -- The Lamp Written by an expert in... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 77.99
ìDr. Dreherís book is a concise and highly readable guide to developing and enhancing oneís communication skills for the betterment of the elderly personís quality of life... [It] clearly has a place on the bookshelf of every layman and professional alike who interacts with elderly people.î - Gerontology and Geriatrics Education, about the first... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 84.99
Most older persons desire to remain living in the community, but those requiring care are often at risk of not having their needs met. Families may find themselves unable to care for their older relatives, while formal services are often unavailable or inaccessible. Policies and services are beginning to focus on the community rather than institutions... more...