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  • 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...

  • Handbuch Soziale Arbeit und Alterby Kirsten Aner; Ute Karl

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 43.41

    Das Handbuch 'Soziale Arbeit und Alter' stellt den Bedarf, die Rahmenbedingungen, Institutionen, Paradigmen und Konzepte der Begleitung der vielgestaltigen Lebensphase Alter aus der Perspektive der Sozialen Arbeit dar. Das Handbuch trägt der Tatsache Rechnung, dass sich die Soziale Arbeit weit über die Soziale Altenhilfe hinaus mit der demografischen... more...

  • Intimate Violence Across the Lifespanby Tova Band-Winterstein; Zvi Eisikovits

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 95.62

    Evidence pertaining to continual violence throughout the life cycle coupled with the experience of growing old in a life permeated by intimate violence is scarce. And the focus is usually on the victims ? usually, the older, battered women ? and seldom on their aging partners or adult children who were part and parcel of the violent dynamics in the... more...

  • International Perspectives on State and Family Support for the Elderlyby Scott Bass; Jill Norton; Robert Morris *Deceased*

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Within the context of long-range planning, this book examines the changing responsibilities of the state and family toward elders in different societies around the world. International Perspectives on State and Family Support for the Elderly presents a fresh range of lucid analyses of family caregiving policy from Canada, the United States, Sweden,... more...

  • Senior Centersby Beverly A. Beisgen; Marilyn Crouch Kraitchman

    Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 94.99

    The book features real-life vignettes that bring the text to life, providing readers with the opportunity to see how older adults benefit from senior centers. The Appendix includes a useful list of resources as well. Professionals who work with older adults including social workers, recreation therapists, nurses, gerontologists, administrators,... more...

  • Handbook of Social Work in Health and Agingby Barbara Berkman

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    The Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging is the first reference to combine the fields of health care, aging, and social work in a single, authoritative volume. These areas are too often treated as discrete entities, while the reality is that all social workers deal with issues in health and aging on a daily basis, regardless of practice specialization.... more...

  • Social Work and Health Care in an Aging Societyby DSW Barbara Berkman; MSW Linda Harootyan

    Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 119.99

    This book places significant issues related to the health, mental health, and well-being of older adults and their caregivers within the context of social work service delivery. By presenting the research of social work scholars, all experts in specific research areas, the editors clarify the value that social work brings to the larger realm of health... more...

  • The Concept and Measurement of Quality of Life in the Frail Elderlyby James E. Birren; James E. Lubben; Janice Cichowlas Rowe; Donna E. Deutchman

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    This work presents the first serious attempt to impose rigor on the definition and measurement of quality of life among the elderly. The book uses a conference to develop background but goes well beyond the meeting in terms of depth of reviews of the literature and of integration among the chapters. This book is intended for use by researchers in the... more...

  • Social Care and Social Exclusionby Professor Tim Blackman; Sally Brodhurst; Janet Convery

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 158.00

    This book explores the diversity of social care provision for older people in six contrasting European countries. Using a common descriptive and analytical framework, the book examines how the organisation and delivery of care are shaped by the wider welfare regime. This is discussed at the level of both practice and policy, including detailed case... 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...