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  1. Dignity and Old Age

    By Rose Dobrof, Robert Disch, Harry R Moody

    Open up Dignity and Old Age, and you’ll find a wealth of thoughtful suggestions for how you and others can gain more respect and admiration for your relatives, neighbors, and patients who are in the latter stages of life. You’ll examine the word “dignity” as it relates to the world’s...

    Published August 9th 1998 by Routledge

  2. Television in the Nursing Home

    A Case Study of the Media Consumption Routines and Strategies of Nursing Home Residents

    By Wendy J Hajjar

    Television in the Nursing Home: A Case Study of the Media Consumption Routines and Strategies of Nursing Home Residents is a three-stage ethnographic study of media use by the elderly in long-term care facilities. This research concludes that watching television is the most prevalent and pervasive...

    Published June 21st 1998 by Routledge

  3. Mental Health Practice in Geriatric Health Care Settings

    By T.L. Brink, Peter A Lichtenberg

    Mental Health Practice in Geriatric Health Care Settings emphasizes the major research and clinical findings realized in five years of research on mental health issues in older urban medical patients, many of whom represent minority groups. Chapters cover the high comorbidity of health and mental...

    Published December 28th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Care-Giving In Dementia

    Volume 2

    Edited by Gemma Jones, Bere Miesen

    Care-giving in dementia is a new speciality with its own rapidly growing body of knowledge. This second volume of contributions from leading practitioners and researchers around the world is a handbook for all those involved in 'hands on' caring, or in planning care, for persons with dementia....

    Published August 27th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Care-Giving In Dementia 2

    Edited by Gemma Jones, Bere Miesen

    Care-giving in dementia is a new speciality with its own rapidly growing body of knowledge. This second volume of contributions from leading practitioners and researchers around the world is a handbook for all those involved in hands on caring, or in planning care, for persons with dementia. Volume...

    Published August 27th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Long-Term Care

    Federal, State, and Private Options for the Future

    By Marvin D Feit, Michael T Flannery, Raymond C O'Brien

    As we age, many of us will face the responsibility of providing long-term care either for ourselves or for other loved ones, and we can no longer take for granted that the government will pay for our health care costs if and when we cannot. Long-Term Care gives you a no-nonsense look at the...

    Published August 24th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Psychosocial Intervention in Long-Term Care

    An Advanced Guide

    By Gary W Hartz, D Michael Splain

    The responsibility of providing mental health evaluations and treatment to nursing home patients is increasingly falling on the shoulders of social services and nursing staff. Psychosocial Intervention in Long-Term Care provides the advanced techniques you, as a caregiver, need for assessing and...

    Published June 11th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Horticultural Therapy and the Older Adult Population

    By Suzanne Wells

    Horticultural Therapy and the Older Adult Population is the guidebook you’ve been waiting for since the American Horticultural Therapy Association’s (AHTA) 1981 publication. With an updated collection of chapters in the area of horticultural therapy and older adults--ranging from a review of...

    Published June 2nd 1997 by Routledge

  9. End-Stage Dementia Care

    A Basic Guide

    By C. R. Kovach

    People with mid-stage dementia are served by special care units in long-term care facilities, although as these residents deteriorate, they are transferred out of the unit and into a general nursing home unit. These nursing homes are not equipped to deal with palliative needs of end-stage dementia...

    Published October 31st 1996 by Taylor & Francis

  10. Against My Better Judgment

    An Intimate Memoir of an Eminent Gay Psychologist

    By John Dececco, Phd

    Against My Better Judgment: An Intimate Memoir of an Eminent Gay Psychologist is an extraordinary and moving account of the life of a gay man in his late 60s after he loses his companion of 40 years to cancer. A leading professor of psychology at Harvard University, Roger Brown bravely comes forth...

    Published October 21st 1996 by Routledge