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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Long Term Care Administration

    The Management of Institutional and Non-Institutional Components of the Continuum of Care

    By William Winston, Ben Abramovice *Deceased

    Offering a historical and descriptive account of the role of long term components in providing a continuum of care, Long Term Care Administration can be used as a core text or supplement for a wide range of courses. Written primarily for undergraduates of health and human service administration...

    Published November 2nd 1987 by Routledge

  9. Waiting at the Gate

    Creativity and Hope in the Nursing Home

    By Susan L Sandel, David Johnson

    Here is the result of over ten years of hands-on clinical experience by two experts wha have worked with the elderly. The authors explore the contributions of the creative arts therapies, specifically movement and drama therapy, to the individual and communal welfare of residents in nursing homes....

    Published August 28th 1987 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Group Activities for Impaired Adults

    By Elsbeth Martindale, Scott Cabot Willis

    Here is a one-of-a-kind resource for professionals who prepare and lead group activities for impaired older adults. Filling a crucial gap in the field of clinical gerontology, this invaluable guide provides more than 70 stimulating and therapeutic group activities designed specifically for use with...

    Published April 15th 1987 by Routledge