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- 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...
- 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 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 127.37
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...
- 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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 56.25
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Gain greater depth of understanding of end-of-life spiritual issues for older adults The period of time when a person approaches death is always difficult both for the patient and the caregiver. Aging, Spirituality, and Palliative Care discusses best practices in aged and palliative care while addressing patients? diverse spiritual needs. Leading... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67
With the field of geriatric mental health growing rapidly in the next decade as the Baby Boomers age, this timely guide brings together a notable team of international contributors to provide guidance for caregivers, families, and those who counsel them on managing caregiving challenges for aging family members. Aging Families and Caregiving helps... more...