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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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