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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$ 8.55

    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 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

    The New Press 2015; US$ 25.95

    Ai-jen Poo is the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and a co-director of the Caring Across Generations Campaign. In 2000, she co-founded Domestic Workers United, and in 2014 she was named as one of twenty-one MacArthur Fellows. She lives in New York City. 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, Care Need and Quality of Lifeby Gabriele Doblhammer; Rembrandt Scholz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 69.99

    Increasing life expectancy and population ageing leads to a rising number of elderly people in need of care. Improvements in health may counterbalance this trend to some extent but cannot fully compensate it. In this proceedings, Gabriele Doblhammer and Rembrandt Scholz present combined expertise in the field of health, care need and care resources.... 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...

  • Aging, Spirituality and Palliative Careby Rev Elizabeth Mackinley

    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...