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- New Press, The 2015; US$ 25.95
By 2035, 11.5 million Americans will be over the age of eighty-five, more than double today?s 5 million, living longer than ever before. To enable all of us to age with dignity and security in the face of this coming Age Wave, our society must learn to value the care of our elders. The process of building a culture that supports care is a key component... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 52.95
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 concerns... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95
Older People in Modern Society is an established classic text in its field and through subsequent editions its reputation and that of its author has grown. In this fourth and renamed edition, Anthea Tinker synthesises and discusses a wide range of literature about older people, drawing from fields such as medicine, sociology and social policy and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00
In this thought-provoking book, professionals in the field of aging examine the history and concept of the life review. The life review--a theory about the nature of the life cycle first presented in 1962--has become a foundation for program development with the elderly. This unique analysis of the life review goes beyond the early formulation both... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95
Understand the complex ethical, legal, medical, and psychological issues of the most common form of elder abuse! Self-Neglect examines the social, ethical, medical, and practical implications of the most prevalent form of elder abuse. It can be difficult to diagnose and treat, and it poses ethical questions that cannot be answered simply. Yet it is... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 75.00
Written by an expert in gerontological social work and curriculum development, this book provides a wealth of clinical information for social workers and other health care professionals who counsel older adults. It describes a strengths-based, empowerment approach to treatment that integrates theory, technique, advocacy, and social policy, and encompasses... more...