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  1. Longtime Companions

    Autobiographies of Gay Male Fidelity

    By John Dececco, Phd, Alfred Lees, Ronald Nelson

    Longtime Companions: Autobiographies of Gay Male Fidelity provides a sophisticated alternative to “anything goes” gay literature. Challenging the stereotype that gay men are incapable of lasting and successful relationships, 15 long-term gay couples share slices of their own lives to...

    Published May 5th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Dementia in Close-Up

    By Bere Miesen

    Dementia in Close-Up is a clear and practical guide to dementia and the world of the dementia sufferer.Bere Miesen assumes no medical or specialist knowledge and uses first hand accounts and real-life examples to examiners on patterns of behaviour and responses of sufferers and their carers. He...

    Published November 5th 1998 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 1998 by Routledge

  4. 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 29th 1997 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 1997 by Routledge

  6. 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 28th 1997 by Routledge

  7. 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 25th 1997 by Routledge

  8. 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 12th 1997 by Routledge

  9. 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 3rd 1997 by Routledge

  10. 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 November 1st 1996 by Taylor & Francis