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  1. 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 20th 2005 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2005 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2004 by Routledge

  4. 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 July 1st 2004 by Routledge

  5. 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 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  6. 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 11th 2002 by Routledge

  7. 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 4th 2002 by Psychology Press

  8. Issues in Global Aging

    By Frederick L Ahearn Jr

    Gain a new perspective on the international implications of our aging population!This comprehensive book examines a broad array of international concerns in gerontology. Issues in Global Aging addresses the implications of the rapid growth in elderly populations in both the Third World and...

    Published March 20th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Perspectives on Human Memory and Cognitive Aging

    Essays in Honor of Fergus Craik

    Edited by Moshe Naveh-Benjamin, Morris Moscovitch, Henry L. Roediger, III

    Divided into four parts, the first section of this book deals with levels of processing and memory theory, the second addresses working memory and attention, the third deals with cognitive aging, and the last addresses neuroscience perspectives....

    Published March 8th 2002 by Psychology Press

  10. Therapeutic Interventions with Ethnic Elders

    Health and Social Issues

    Edited by Sara Aleman, Tanya Fitzpatrick, Thanh V Tran, Elizabeth Gonzalez

    Provide effective services to ethnic elders with culturally competent training!Therapeutic Interventions with Ethnic Elders: Health and Social Issues provides culture-specific information to health and social work professionals. You will explore distinctive qualities that are found in ten different...

    Published June 12th 2001 by Routledge