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  1. 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

  2. Ethnicity and Dementias

    By Gwen Yeo, Dolores Gallagher Thompson

    Edited by Gwen Yeo

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 31st 1996 by Taylor & Francis

  3. From Nursing Homes to Home Care

    By Marie E Cowart, Jill Quadagno

    Older people who would prefer to stay in their homes and states whose funds are being depleted by the rising costs of Medicaid payments to nursing homes find the current system of long-term care unsatisfactory. From Nursing Homes to Home Care arms educators, policymakers, public health...

    Published July 17th 1996 by Routledge

  4. Volunteerism in Geriatric Settings

    By Vera R Jackson

    Volunteerism in Geriatric Settings is an instructional tool for activity directors and others interested in successful volunteer program management. It examines three dimensions of volunteerism: the distinctive dynamics of the volunteer program within the geriatric setting; the behaviors and...

    Published May 9th 1996 by Routledge

  5. Story Writing in a Nursing Home

    A Patchwork of Memories

    By Martha A John

    Based on the belief that older people have good stories to tell, Story Writing in a Nursing Home was developed as part of a volunteer teaching service to a nursing home. Graduate students who were learning to teach this special population conducted story writing activities with older adults and...

    Published May 6th 1996 by Routledge

  6. New Developments in Home Care Services for the Elderly

    Innovations in Policy, Program, and Practice

    By Lenard W Kaye

    This anthology responds to the recurring call for quality in home care service provision. It presents to agency administrators, managers, supervisors, and front line service providers a set of the most up-to-date policy, program, and practice developments in the field. Each contributor to New...

    Published January 8th 1996 by Routledge

  7. Legal and Healthcare Ethics for the Elderly

    By George P. Smith 2nd

    Increasingly, legislators at the state and federal levels of government are forced to evaluate and act upon the unique problems presented by an aging American public. A domino effect has occurred, evoking concern in educational circles to deal with the varied, complex issues associated with the "...

    Published December 31st 1995 by Taylor & Francis

  8. Elder Abuse

    International and Cross-Cultural Perspectives

    By Jordan I Kosberg, Juanita L Garcia

    Here is an informative overview of the causes and consequences of elder abuse in countries around the world. This book delves into the global problem of elder abuse and identifies similarities and differences that occur from country to country. Elder Abuse: International and Cross-Cultural...

    Published July 11th 1995 by Routledge

  9. Aging and God

    Spiritual Pathways to Mental Health in Midlife and Later Years

    By William M Clements, Harold G Koenig

    This important book examines the relationship between religion and mental health throughout the life cycle, with a special emphasis on later life. It asserts that successful aging is possible regardless of physical health or environmental circumstances, and that religious beliefs and behaviors may...

    Published September 6th 1994 by Routledge

  10. The Graying of the World

    Who Will Care for the Frail Elderly

    By Laura K Olson

    This unique book studies America’s frail older population relative to the elderly in ten other nations. It contains a cross-national assessment of approaches to long-term care for the elderly and explains the nature and extent of current and future problems related to caring for the functionally...

    Published July 25th 1994 by Routledge