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  • What to Do to Retire Successfullyby Martin B. Goldstein

    New Horizon Press 2015; US$ 15.95

    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

    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...

  • Soziale Arbeit für alte Menschenby Christian Zippel; SIbylle Kraus

    Mabuse-Verlag 2014; US$ 25.40

    Angehörige, SozialarbeiterInnen, Case ManagerInnen u.a. sehen sich in der Betreuung alter Menschen einer Vielzahl von Aufgaben gegenüber. Das erfordert umfangreiche Kenntnisse und den schnellen Zugriff auf Gesetzestexte und Adressen. Wann reicht eine Vorsorgevollmacht aus? Wie und wo kann eine Betreuung beantragt werden? Bei welchen Hilfsmitteln besteht... 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...

  • Older People in Modern Societyby Anthea Tinker

    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...

  • Twenty-Five Years of the Life Reviewby Robert Disch

    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...

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

    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...

  • Self-Neglectby James G O'Brien

    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...