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  • 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$ 8.99

    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$ 34.50

    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

    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...

  • Eldercare For Dummiesby Rachelle Zukerman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    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...

  • The Aging Networksby FAGHE ABD MA C. Joanne Grabinski; MPA PhD Kelly Niles-Yokum; PhD Donna L. Wagner

    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...

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

    Karnac Books 2010; US$ 26.95

    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...

  • Reforming Long-term Care in Europeby Joan Costa-Font

    Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29

    Reforming Long-term Care in Europe offers the most up-to-date analysis of the features and developments of long-term care in Europe. Each chapter focuses on a key question in the policy debate in each country and offers a description and analysis of each system. Offers the very latest analysis of long-term care reform agendas in Europe Compares... more...

  • The 250 Eldercare Questions Everyone Should Askby Lita Epstein

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 10.95 US$ 8.98

    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...

  • Doris Inc.by Shirley Roberts; Roger Wong

    Wiley 2012; US$ 32.00 US$ 22.40

    Proven strategies for finding balance in your life and career while maximizing the quality of life for an elderly person When Shirley Roberts' father passed away, her life and career were put on hold as the demands of caring for her elderly mother, Doris, began consuming more and more of her time and energy. Using her business prowess, Shirley,... more...