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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Talking Over the Years

    A Handbook of Dynamic Psychotherapy with Older Adults

    Edited by Sandra Evans, Jane Garner

    How can we work effectively with older people? What contribution can be made by the field of psychodynamics? It is now recognised that older adults can benefit from psychodynamic therapy and that psychodynamic concepts can help to illuminate the thorny issues of aging and the complications of later...

    Published July 28th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Care-Giving in Dementia V3

    Research and Applications Volume 3

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

    The first two volumes of Care-Giving in Dementia integrated up-to-date neurobiological information about dementia with specific developments in care-giving. Taking the same multidisciplinary approach, and drawing contributions from leading practitioners, this third volume will prove invaluable to...

    Published June 30th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Cognitive Analytic Therapy and Later Life

    New Perspective on Old Age

    Edited by Jason Hepple, Laura Sutton

    Cognitive Analytic Therapy and Later Life highlights that any attempt to work psychotherapeutically with older people must take into account the effects of working within a context of institutional ageism. It explores the specialist skills required when working with older people, covering:* the...

    Published January 21st 2004 by Routledge

  9. Social Work Practice with the Asian American Elderly

    By Namkee G Choi

    This fascinating book addresses the cultures and concerns of five major ethnic groups: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Asian Indian, and Vietnamese. Social Work Practice with the Asian-American Elderly examines the diverse needs of this rapidly growing population. It suggests interventions and...

    Published June 10th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Psychological Therapies with Older People

    Developing Treatments for Effective Practice

    Edited by Jason Hepple, Jane Pearce, Philip Wilkinson

    Sigmund Freud believed that psychoanalysis (and other forms of therapy) was not suitable for people over 50 years of age. In Psychological Therapies with Older People, the authors demonstrate the value of a range of psychological interventions with older people, showing that it is 'not too late' to...

    Published April 3rd 2002 by Psychology Press