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  1. International Perspectives on State and Family Support for the Elderly

    By Scott Bass, Jill Norton, Robert Morris *Deceased*

    Within the context of long-range planning, this book examines the changing responsibilities of the state and family toward elders in different societies around the world. International Perspectives on State and Family Support for the Elderly presents a fresh range of lucid analyses of family...

    Published December 21st 1993 by Routledge

  2. Care-Giving in Dementia

    Volume 1: Research and Applications

    Edited by Gemma M. M. Jones, Bere M. L. Miesen

    A practical book for practical people,Care-Giving in Dementia integrates neurobiological information about dementia with specific developments in care-giving. Multi-disciplinary and multi-professional in its approach, it emphasizes the variety of techniques that can be used effectively in caring...

    Published October 6th 1993 by Routledge

  3. Personal Response Systems

    An International Report of a New Home Care Service

    By Andrew S Dibner

    This important new book describes the origins, developments, and current status of personal response systems, a new means for persons at risk who live alone to get help in case of emergency. In Personal Response Systems, experts from ten countries report on the status, achievements, and challenges...

    Published June 3rd 1993 by Routledge

  4. Neuropsychology and The Dementias

    By Siobhan Hart, James M. Semple

    Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    Dementia is one of the most pressing problems that currently faces planners and providers of health care today. This has resulted in an explosion in research activity with the consequent growth of knowledge about all aspects of dementia and in particular about Alzheimer's disease. This book...

    Published December 31st 1992 by Psychology Press

  5. Religion and Prevention in Mental Health

    Research, Vision, and Action

    By Robert E Hess, Kenneth I Maton, Kenneth Pargament

    Here is the first book which highlights the unique resource of religion in the field of prevention. Until now, religious systems have been a largely undertapped resource of talent, energy, care, and physical and financial assets. Religion and Prevention in Mental Health is a significant new volume...

    Published December 10th 1992 by Routledge

  6. Women and Aging

    Celebrating Ourselves

    By Ellen Cole, Esther D Rothblum, Ruth R Thone

    In our youth-oriented, patriarchal society, aging and older women often find themselves either ignored, pitied, or feared. Women and Aging is a valuable guide to help women break through the negative stereotypes of old age and find personal fulfillment through the stages of maturity. Full of warmth...

    Published April 8th 1992 by Routledge

  7. Gerontological Social Work Supervision

    By Carlton Munson, Ann Burack Weiss, Frances C Brennan

    This unique book clearly depicts a need for supervision in gerontological social work settings and provides a framework for approaching supervision. Grounded in two distinct bodies of literature, social work supervision and gerontological social work, this important book thoroughly examines present...

    Published September 23rd 1991 by Routledge

  8. The Mentally Impaired Elderly

    Strategies and Interventions to Maintain Function

    By Ellen D Taira

    Provide effective support and sensitive care for the most vulnerable segment of the elderly population--those with mental impairment--with the helpful methods and practical strategies outlined in this invaluable new book. Because of the increasing number of older persons with memory impairments,...

    Published August 28th 1991 by Routledge

  9. Evaluation and Treatment of the Psychogeriatric Patient

    By Diane Gibson

    This pertinent book assists occupational therapists and other health care providers in developing up-to-date psychogeriatric programs and understanding details of treating the cognitively impaired elderly. There exists a significant demand for occupational therapy in psychogeriatrics now. As the...

    Published January 23rd 1991 by Routledge

  10. Protecting Judgment-Impaired Adults

    Issues, Interventions, and Policies

    By Edmund F Dejowski

    This thorough book provides valuable information on guardianship and alternative methods for serving judgment-impaired adults. To date, much of contemporary guardianship policy has been developed by “muddling through.” This book explores developments in case law concerning the scope of...

    Published December 17th 1990 by Routledge