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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 21st 2006 by Routledge

  8. 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 12th 2006 by Routledge

  9. 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 15th 2006 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2006 by Routledge