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  1. Older GLBT Family and Community Life

    Edited by Christine A. Fruhauf, Dan Mahoney

    It is a well known fact that our population of persons aged 65 and over are growing at a faster rate than any other demographic. Older adults are now living longer more complex lives than previous generations. Recent census data confirms the emergence of a growing, more visible older Gay, Lesbian,...

    Published December 11th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Self-Esteem Across the Lifespan

    Issues and Interventions

    Edited by Mary H. Guindon

    As long as clinicians write “increase self-esteem” on treatment plans without knowing precisely what that means, there is a need for information on the construct of self-esteem and how its many components can have an effect on outcomes. This text defines self-esteem, describes its history and...

    Published October 27th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Growing Old

    A Journey of Self-Discovery

    By Danielle Quinodoz

    People react very differently to the process of ageing. Some people shy away from old age for as long as they can and eventually spend it reflecting on times when they were physically and mentally stronger and more independent. For others old age is embraced as a new adventure and something to look...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Older Worker and the Changing Labor Market

    New Challenges for the Workplace

    Edited by Judith G Gonyea

    As the country’s workforce ages, the changing labor market must address unique challenges as well as surprising opportunities. This book presents leading scholars and researchers providing valuable insights into the challenges facing older workers in the contemporary workplace as well as offering...

    Published May 19th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Dementia

    From Diagnosis to Management - A Functional Approach

    By Michelle S. Bourgeois, Ellen Hickey

    Dementia: From Diagnosis to Management - A Functional Approach is a comprehensive description of a functional and behavioral approach to assessing and treating persons with dementia. While very practical, the information is embedded in a scientific context of the causes, neuropsychological...

    Published February 17th 2009 by Psychology Press

  6. Aging and Diversity

    An Active Learning Experience, 2nd Edition

    By Chandra M. Mehrotra, Lisa S. Wagner

    Edited by Stephen Fried, Chandra Mehrotra

    This new edition has been completely rewritten and includes chapters that address key topics in diversity and aging: research methods, psychological aging; health beliefs, behaviors, and services; health disparities; informal and formal care for older persons; work and retirement; religious...

    Published December 16th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Psychosocial Interventions with Older Adults

    Evidence-based approaches

    Edited by Sherry M. Cummings, Nancy P. Kropf

    In the past decade, evidence based practice (EBP) has emerged as one of the most important movements to improve the effectiveness of clinical care. As the number of older adults continues to grow, it is essential that practitioners have knowledge of effective strategies to improve both the medical...

    Published December 5th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Decision Making near the End of Life

    Issues, Developments, and Future Directions

    Edited by James L. Werth Jr., Dean Blevins

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    Decision Making near the End of Life provides a comprehensive overview of the recent developments that have impacted decision-making processes within the field of end-of-life care. The most current developments in all aspects of major underlying issues such as public attitudes, the impact of media,...

    Published October 20th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Biblical Perspectives on Aging

    God and the Elderly, Second Edition

    By J. Gordon Harris

    As the population of older Americans grows, meaningful perspectives on aging are needed by both the young and the old. Biblical Perspectives on Aging: God and the Elderly takes a detailed look at the views of aging presented in the Old and New Testaments. This wide ranging and insightful survey...

    Published February 14th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Mental Health Issues of Older Women

    A Comprehensive Review for Health Care Professionals

    Edited by Victor J. Malatesta

    Discover the latest research on the mental health concerns of older womenWomen are the primary consumers of mental health services, however, there is a paucity of research on their specific needs. Mental Health Issues of Older Women: A Comprehensive Review for Health Care Professionals presents a...

    Published May 16th 2007 by Routledge