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  1. Aging in Place

    The Role of Housing and Social Supports

    By Leon A Pastalan

    In this highly practical volume, the contributing authors explore some of the dimensions associated with aging in place. There are increasing numbers of older Americans who are faced with fundamental changes in their economic circumstances, health, and marital status which have an impact on their...

    Published July 25th 1990 by Routledge

  2. Aging in the Designed Environment

    By Margaret Christenson, Ellen D Taira

    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

  3. The National Mental Health Association

    Eighty Years of Involvement in the Field of Prevention

    By Robert E Hess

    Here is a unique and important volume that pays tribute to the contributions of the National Mental Health Association to the field of prevention.For more than 80 years, the National Mental Health Association has been a major force in the advancement of the field of prevention. It has pursued an...

    Published October 13th 1989 by Routledge

  4. Adult Day Care

    A Practical Guidebook and Manual

    By Lenore A Tate, Cynthia M Brennan

    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...

    Published June 13th 1989 by Routledge

  5. Intergenerational Programs

    Imperatives, Strategies, Impacts, Trends

    By Sally M Newman, Steven W Brummel, Mary Frank

    They highlight successful intergenerational programs and discuss the historical, developmental, cultural, societal, and political perspectives that must be considered if more productive exchanges are to take place in the future. This empowering book will be particularly valuable to professionals...

    Published June 1st 1989 by Routledge

  6. The Geriatric Patient

    Common Problems and Approaches to Rehabilitation Management

    By Susan S Rose, Eleanor F Branch

    Plan realistic and effective treatments for your elderly patients with a more thorough understanding of their needs and the ailments that commonly afflict them. The compelling presence of geriatric patients in occupational therapy practice has led professionals from a wide variety of health care...

    Published March 16th 1989 by Routledge

  7. Twenty-Five Years of the Life Review

    Theoretical and Practical Considerations

    By Robert Disch

    In this thought-provoking book, professionals in the field of aging examine the history and concept of the life review. The life review--a theory about the nature of the life cycle first presented in 1962--has become a foundation for program development with the elderly. This unique analysis of the...

    Published February 6th 1989 by Routledge

  8. Quality Impact of Home Care for the Elderly

    By Francis G Caro, Arthur E Blank

    A milestone in the evolution of home health care for the elderly Focusing on one of our society’s most pressing concerns--home health care for the elderly--this important new book examines the implications for consumers of long term care and reports on the efforts to use survey research to measure...

    Published January 24th 1989 by Routledge

  9. Gerontological Social Work

    International Perspectives

    By Merl C Hokenstad, Jr, Katherine Kendall

    In this fascinating book, leading international experts in gerontology and social work examine the conditions of older people in their respective native lands--Australia, Canada, West Germany, Great Britain, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, and Sweden. In response to the need for world-wide sharing...

    Published December 9th 1988 by Routledge

  10. Aging at Home

    How the Elderly Adjust Their Housing Without Moving

    By Raymond Struyk, Harold Katsura

    This vital book reports the significant findings of a research project designed to fill the void in the existing knowledge about the incidence of housing adjustments among the elderly and the factors causing them. The sharp increase in the number of elderly in the United States in the years ahead...

    Published November 23rd 1988 by Routledge