Designing, Adapting, and Enhancing the Home Environment
Provide a comfortable living environment for the aging!Aging in Place: Designing, Adapting, and Enhancing the Home Environment gives you a complete examination of current trends in adaptive home designs for older adults. As a therapist, designer, architect, builder, home planner, social worker,...
Published April 26th 2000 by Routledge
Strategies and Interventions to Maintain Function
Provide effective support and sensitive care for the most vulnerable segment of the elderly population--those with mental impairment--with the helpful methods and practical strategies outlined in this invaluable new book. Because of the increasing number of older persons with memory impairments,...
Published August 29th 1991 by Routledge
Aging in the Designed Environment is the key sourcebook for physical and occupational therapists developing and implementing environmental designs for the aging. The physical environment remains one of the most overlooked areas in environmental design. In order to move beyond this status quo,...
Published June 22nd 1990 by Routledge
A Preliminary Investigation
This much-needed book explores the extensive literature on assessing the driving ability of the elderly and provides specific guidelines for practitioners working with the well and the frail older driver. As the number of elderly drivers increases, therapists are being called upon to evaluate...
Published May 25th 1989 by Routledge
Gerontology professionals offer suggestions to enrich the quality of rehabilitation services offered to the institutionalized elderly. This exciting volume examines up-to-the-minute ideas--some that would have been unlikely even a few years ago--that focus exclusively on rehabilitation services for...
Published February 6th 1989 by Routledge
A Rehabilitation Approach
International experts offer insights into rehabilitative work with the depressed elderly, including examples of successful treatment models, assessment and prevention techniques, as well as other helpful methods of alleviating depression in the institutionalized elderly....
Published February 23rd 1987 by Routledge
This pioneering volume taps the resources and skills of top rehabilitation professionals and applies them to the person with Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias....
Published January 1st 1986 by Routledge