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  • Communication Skills for Working with Eldersby Barbara Dreher

    Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 60.00

    "Dr. Dreher's book is a concise and highly readable guide to developing and enhancing one's communication skills for the betterment of the elderly person's quality of life... [It] clearly has a place on the bookshelf of every layman and professional alike who interacts with elderly people.". - Gerontology and Geriatrics Education,... more...

  • Aging and Disabilityby Michelle Putnam

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 69.00

    There is a growing population at the intersection of aging and disability who increasingly rely on old community service systems for care--systems that currently cannot handle the increase in demand and the crossing of the care boundaries that have been set up between the aging and those with disability. In response to this need, Michelle Putnam has... more...

  • Social Care of the Elderlyby Marjorie H. Cantor; Mark Brennan

    Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 75.00

    "A welcome addition to the literature in this important area of work, that builds on...the empirical studies which have illuminated our understanding of the requirements of effective service provision. The final section...is, in a real sense, a call for action, for all of us in the field and for public officials and 'opinion makers' to... more...

  • There's No Place Like Homeby Christine Milligan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 109.95

    This book addresses key concerns about the nature and site of care and care-giving. It utilizes geographical perspectives to present a comprehensive analysis of how the intersection of informal care-giving within domestic and residential care homes can create complex landscapes and organizational spatialities of care. more...

  • From Community Care to Market Care?by Robin Means; Hazel Morbey; Randall Smith

    Policy Press 2002; US$ 41.95

    This study reflects a growing recognition of the contribution that studies of the post-war 'welfare state' can make to contemporary debates about the restructuring of welfare. Drawing on the community care debates from 1971 to 1993, it illuminates contemporary concerns about such key issues as rationing care, the health and social care divide,... more...

  • Aging Is Livingby Irene Borins Ash; Irv Ash

    Dundurn 2009; US$ 12.99

    Aging Is Living tells the personal stories of long-term care residents, showing that contrary to popular perception, leading an inspiring and interesting life within these caring communities is possible. more...

  • Residential Care Transformedby Julia Johnson; Sheena Rolph; Professor Randall Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 33.00

    This book revisits Peter Townsend's classic study of residential care for older people in Britain conducted in the late 1950s. It provides not only a fascinating account of residential care for older people over the last 50 years but is also an important contribution to the literature on research methods. more...

  • Aging, Spirituality and Palliative Careby Rev Elizabeth Mackinley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    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 authorities' presentations from the Third International Conference on Ageing and Spirituality... more...

  • Eldercare For Dummiesby Rachelle Zukerman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99

    Cope with legal, financial, and medical issues Minimize anxiety and stress and make the later years golden Need help caring for an elderly loved one? This sensitive, reassuring guide provides strategies for assessing older persons' needs, arranging for care, ensuring their safety, and enhancing quality of life - all while respecting their dignity.... more...

  • Being with Older Peopleby Eleanor Anderson; Glenda Fredman; Joshua Stott

    Karnac Books 2010; US$ 27.95

    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...