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  • 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$ 9.91

    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...

  • Advances in Contemporary Aged Careby Margaret McMillan; Isabel Higgins

    eContent Management Pty Ltd 2007; US$ 66.00

    That older people are the fastest growing portion of the world population is knowledge that Governments and population health planners and policy makers around the world have been grappling with for the past decade. more...

  • Advancing Gerontological Social Work Educationby Joanna Mellor; Joann Ivry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95

    s your gerontological social work program as comprehensive—and as well attended—as 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

    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...

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

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    This book investigates the experiences of older people who remain at home with care. It examines the transition points for the important life changes faced by family members who take on a greater care-giving role. The book draws on demographic analyses and qualitative fieldwork to explore the shift from independence to increasing dependence, and suggests... 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 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...