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  • "Was mir fehlt, ist ein Zuhause"by Markus Drolshagen

    Frank & Timme 2013; US$ 42.23

    Die Publikation geht der Frage nach, weshalb jüngere Menschen, die aufgrund einer Behinderung auf Hilfestellung bei der Alltagsbewältigung angewiesen sind, teilweise gegen ihren ausdrücklichen Willen in Altenheimen leben. Anhand von 36 Interviews mit Betroffenen und Experten hat der Verfasser die direkten Anlässe und komplexeren Ursachen-Zusammenhänge... more...

  • The 250 Eldercare Questions Everyone Should Askby Lita Epstein

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 10.95

    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...

  • 50 Tipps für die Angehörigenarbeit in der Altenpflegeby Tilman Leptihn

    Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft 2010; US$ 8.98

    Der bewährte Ratgeber in der 2. aktualisierten und überarbeiteten Auflage! Nach Kapitel eingeteilt lassen sich die Tipps jetzt noch leichter auffinden. Mitarbeiter in ambulanten und stationären Einrichtungen der Altenpflege können so schnell nachschlagen, welche Verhaltensweisen und welche internen Strukturen den konstruktiven und vertrauensvollen... more...

  • Adult Day Careby Lenore A Tate; Cynthia M Brennan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.00

    Intended for long-term care providers, consumers, and gerontology students, this valuable new guidebook and manual encourages the promotion and enhancement of adult day care as an essential link in long-term care. Since the early 1970s, the number of adult day care centers in the United States has grown from 20 to more than 620. This rapid increase... more...

  • Advancing Gerontological Social Work Educationby Joanna Mellor; Joann Ivry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95

    s your gerontological social work program as comprehensiveand as well attendedas it could be? Advancing Gerontological Social Work Education will help you develop courses that effectively prepare social work students and practitioners to work with the ever-increasing older population. It clearly presents the rationale for geriatric/gerontological... more...

  • The Age of Dignityby Ai-jen Poo

    The New Press 2015; US$ 25.95

    By 2018, demand for home health care will increase by more than 90 percent, and by 2050, the total number of individuals needing long-term care is projected to grow from 12 million to 27 million. With someone turning sixty-five every eight seconds, America faces a unique new challenge providing our elders with the dignified care they will need. In... more...

  • The Age of Supported Independenceby Beatrice Hale; Patrick Barrett; Robin Gauld

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 179.00

    This book examines the experiences of older people who remain at home with care. It discusses life changes faced by family members who take on a greater care-giving role, and suggests that this constitutes a new stage of life, an Age of Supported Independence. more...

  • Aged Care Homesby Val Nigol

    Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    This book is intended to be a one-stop shop. A how-to guide to the process of accessing, moving into and maximising Mum's stay in an aged-care home. The financial advice comes from a qualified specialist and the practical processes have been enhanced by the experiences of aged-care experts. The book does not cover any aspect of aged care that is... more...

  • Ageing, Care Need and Quality of Lifeby Gabriele Doblhammer; Rembrandt Scholz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 69.99

    Steadily increasing life expectancy is one of the great achievements of industrialised societies over the last century. Life expectancy has not only been growing among the young and those reaching retirement age, but also, especially in recent decades, among people ages 80 and above. These improvements in life expectancy have led to the emergence of... more...

  • Ageing at Homeby Theresa Cluning

    Ausmed Publications 2004; US$ 44.95

    Overview Most older people prefer to live independently, to stay in their own homes, but to do that the often need community support, even if they remain relatively healthy into very old age. In fact it must be a goal for any community to set up cost-effective systems to assist ageing people to continue living in their own homes and to put... more...