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  1. 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 4th 2008 by Routledge

  2. 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 19th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 13th 2008 by Routledge

  4. 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 15th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Care-Giving in Dementia

    Research and Applications Volume 4

    Edited by Bère M. L. Miesen, Gemma M. M. Jones

    Volume 4 of Care-Giving in Dementia builds on previous volumes to continue to make a significant contribution to establishing a knowledge base for the developing field of care-giving in dementia. The editors bring together contributions from leading practitioners and researchers to bring the...

    Published September 20th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Ethnicity and the Dementias

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Gwen Yeo, Dolores Gallager-Thompson

    In recent years, the literature on the topic of ethnic and racial issues in Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias has increased dramatically. At the same time, the need for cultural competence in all of geriatric care, including dementia care, is increasingly being acknowledged. Researchers and...

    Published July 11th 2006 by Routledge

  7. When Professionals Weep

    Emotional and Countertransference Responses in End-of-Life Care

    Edited by Renee S. Katz, Therese G. Johnson

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    Diverse leaders in the field of death, dying, and bereavement, address the issues surrounding the intersection of the personal and the professional in the unique context of end-of-life care. End-of-life care (EOL) is a specialized area of work that crosses a number of academic and professional...

    Published March 14th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents

    What Care Receivers Want

    By Cheryl A. Kuba

    Navigating the Journey of Aging Parents proposes an entirely unique approach to the field of gerontology, giving dependent care receivers a voice. Caregivers will be made aware of what care receivers truly want during life's final chapters. Exploring issues of housing, spirituality, personal...

    Published March 13th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Still Going Strong

    Memoirs, Stories, and Poems About Great Older Women

    By Janet Amalia Weinberg

    It's terrible to get old? Life is all downhill after fifty? That's what our youth-centered culture may think but don't be duped. Selected as a finalist for 2006 Independent Publisher Book Awards, this book can change how you think about aging, even make you feel good about getting old! “. . . a...

    Published December 19th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Maltreatment of Patients in Nursing Homes

    There Is No Safe Place

    By Diana Harris, Harold G Koenig

    “Abuse, although often not detected or reported, existed in every facility we surveyed. It is a serious problem.”Old, weak, and often cognitively impaired, nursing home patients can be easy targets for physical, psychological, material, and financial mistreatment at the hands of those...

    Published December 7th 2005 by Routledge