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  1. 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 7th 1996 by Routledge

  2. 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 9th 1996 by Routledge

  3. 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 January 1st 1996 by Taylor & Francis

  4. 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 12th 1995 by Routledge

  5. 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 7th 1994 by Routledge

  6. 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 26th 1994 by Routledge

  7. Holocaust Survivors' Mental Health

    By T.L. Brink

    A handbook for practitioners in the field, Holocaust Survivors’Mental Health gives clinicians practical tools for assessment and therapy for working with aged Holocaust survivors.The now aging survivors of the Holocaust may be encountering geriatric challenges to their mental health. In this...

    Published May 25th 1994 by Routledge

  8. Marketing Mental Health Services to Managed Care

    By William Winston, Norman Winegar, John Bistline

    Managed care is rapidly making traditional marketing strategies for mental health services obsolete. Here is the definitive book that helps professionals understand contemporary market forces and how to reshape marketing strategies in an increasingly competitive environment.Marketing Mental Health...

    Published February 3rd 1994 by Routledge

  9. The Forgotten Aged

    Ethnic, Psychiatric, and Societal Minorities

    By T.L. Brink

    This helpful book explores mental health issues relating to elders who do not fit into the “usual” mold for research--white, married or widowed, urban or suburban persons with adult children. The Forgotten Aged focuses on those groups of elders often overlooked in gerontological...

    Published January 28th 1994 by Routledge

  10. Women and Healthy Aging

    Living Productively in Spite of It All

    By J Dianne Garner, Alice A Young

    This book explores what is known about healthy living among older women, emphasizing overcoming illness and adversity. Women and Healthy Aging focuses on common age-related changes and illnesses that frequently occur among women in the later years. It describes these diseases and changes, provides...

    Published January 28th 1994 by Routledge