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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Elderly Uncooperative Patient

    By T.L. Brink

    An invaluable resource for the mental health professional who must deal with the uncooperative and difficult elderly patient....

    Published March 26th 1987 by Routledge

  7. Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Work

    By Rose Dobrof

    Ethnicity and Gerontological Social Work presents a compassionate and illuminating update on ethnicity in this area of social work. This fine book looks at such topics as the relationship between white aged clients and non-white paraprofessional workers, minority elder maltreatment, the utilization...

    Published March 16th 1987 by Routledge

  8. Suffering

    Psychological and Social Aspects in Loss, Grief, and Care

    Learn to help others understand, cope with, and even overcome emotional and physical suffering. Suffering: Psychological and Social Aspects in Loss, Grief, and Care is a unique and insightful volume of observations, anecdotes, and case studies about suffering. In this important book, doctors,...

    Published October 14th 1986 by Routledge

  9. Therapeutic Activities With the Impaired Elderly

    This highly practical volume presents valuable insights for all professionals who provide activities for the impaired elderly. It will serve as a helpful resource for both those who work directly with the aged in institutional settings, as well for those who train activities counselors.Therapeutic...

    Published January 1st 1986 by Routledge

  10. Therapeutic Interventions for the Person With Dementia

    By Ellen D Taira

    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