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  • Social Work and Geriatric Servicesby Sharon Duca Palmer

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    Social Work & Geriatric Services examines many facets concerning the care of the elderly. Topics discussed include chronic disease prevalence, conducting research with older people, cognitive functioning and social integration, exercise for the elderly, suicide and depression in the elderly, smoking cessation for elderly clients, health screening,... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Social Work in Health and Agingby Daniel Kaplan; Barbara Berkman

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 139.99 US$ 120.39

    The Second Edition of the Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging describes innovations in clinical practice for populations that social workers serve, overviews of the arenas in which they practice, and major developments in the social policies that structure and finance health care and senior services. more...

  • The Care of Older Peopleby Mayumi Hayashi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Across the globe, populations are getting older. Hayashi surveys the development of residential care in Britain and Japan from the 1920s onwards, using regional case studies, and taking into account the influence of traditions and cultural norms. more...

  • Family Caregiving in the New Normalby Joseph Gaugler; Robert L. Kane

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 69.95

    Family Caregiving in the New Normal discusses how the drastic economic changes that have occurred over the past few years have precipitated a new conversation on how family care for older adults will evolve in the future. This text summarizes the challenges and potential solutions scientists, policy makers, and clinical providers must address... more...

  • How to Start a Home-Based Senior Care Businessby James L. Ferry

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    How to Start a Home-Based Senior Care Business contains everything you need to know to start and run a profitable, ethical, and satisfying home-based business in the field of senior care. The book covers the range of senior care businesses that are increasingly in demand. more...

  • What to Do to Retire Successfullyby Martin B. Goldstein

    New Horizon Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    Seventy-seven million baby boomers are slated to retire over the next twenty years: this boils down to approximately 10,000 daily (The Fiscal Times) . Many are inadequately prepared, emotionally as well as financially. In What to Do to Retire Successfully , Goldstein lays out a step-by-step approach to achieving a successful and content retirement.... more...

  • The Age of Dignityby Ai-jen Poo

    The New Press 2015; US$ 16.95

    In The Age of Dignity , thought leader and activist Ai-jen Poo offers a wake-up call about the demographic reality that will affect us all. ?We have more senior citizens in America today than we?ve had at any time in our history,? Poo writes, pointing out that more than 14 percent of our population is now over sixty-five; by 2030 that ratio will... more...

  • Counseling Older Peopleby Charlene M. Kampfe

    Wiley 2015; US$ 52.95 US$ 45.89

    This book provides insight into the primary issues faced by older adults; the services and benefits available to them; and the knowledge base, techniques, and skills necessary to work effectively in a therapeutic relationship. Dr. Kampfe offers empirically and anecdotally based strategies and interventions for dealing with clients’ personal... 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...

  • 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...