Skip to Content

Books by Subject

End of Life and Long Term Care Books

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 136 new and published books in the subject of End of Life and Long Term Care — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 4

  1. Biblical Perspectives on Aging

    God and the Elderly, Second Edition

    By J. Gordon Harris

    As the population of older Americans grows, meaningful perspectives on aging are needed by both the young and the old. Biblical Perspectives on Aging: God and the Elderly takes a detailed look at the views of aging presented in the Old and New Testaments. This wide ranging and insightful survey...

    Published February 13th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Working with Vulnerable Adults

    By Bridget Penhale, Jonathan Parker

    Series: The Social Work Skills Series

    This text provides an understanding of current professional practice in social and health care, examining abuse of vulnerable adults and the ways in which social policy, welfare services and practitioners may compound or alleviate vulnerability. Working with Vulnerable Adults develops a sound...

    Published November 21st 2007 by Routledge

  3. A Journey Called Aging

    Challenges and Opportunities in Older Adulthood

    By James C. Fisher, Henry C. Simmons

    A Journey Called Aging presents an insightful exploration of the years between the entry into older adulthood and death. This text examines the significant changes and major landmarks of older persons between 60 and 90. Grounded by a developmental framework based on empirical research, this book...

    Published November 5th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Working with Older People

    By John Harris, Denise Tanner

    Series: The Social Work Skills Series

    Working with older people has become an increasingly important part of social work education and practice. Whether studying community care, adult services, human growth and development, or social work processes and interventions, this book will be a vital source of information and help. Working...

    Published October 10th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Civic Engagement and the Baby Boomer Generation

    Research, Policy, and Practice Perspectives

    By Laura Wilson

    Discover a vital source of volunteers for your organizationBy the year 2020, there will be 65 million people aged 65 and over living in the United States—a new generation of active older adults expecting to use the expertise, experience, and life skills they’ve gained to make valuable...

    Published February 16th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Dying Declarations

    Notes from a Hospice Volunteer

    By David B Resnik

    “Death strips away all of the superficial and mundane details of living and leaves behind life’s bare essentials.”Death is inevitable in life. It knows no boundaries. It knows no skin color, no financial or social standing. It knows nothing but itself. The paradox of Dying...

    Published September 12th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Encyclopedia of Ageism

    Edited by Erdman B. Palmore, Laurence Branch, Diane Harris

    Learn more about age discrimination and how it affects us allThe Encyclopedia of Ageism is a comprehensive review of over 125 aspects of ageism, alphabetically arranged for easy access. Written by 60 experts, the book examines topics such as anti-aging, stereotypes, and the media—with...

    Published July 4th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Midlife and Older LGBT Adults

    Knowledge and Affirmative Practice for the Social Services

    By Ski Hunter

    Gain insight into the various practice issues that arise when working with midlife and older LGBT persons!Take a unique look at the lives of midlife and older LGBT persons in Midlife and Older LGBT Adults. This book reviews various life arenas in which midlife and older LGBT persons exist and the...

    Published April 19th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Handling Death and Bereavement at Work

    By David Charles-Edwards

    An estimated 3,500 people die every day in the UK. If someone at work or their partner or close family member dies, managers and colleagues need to respond appropriately. This book breaks new ground in placing bereavement on the management agenda. It addresses some challenging questions such as:...

    Published March 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Social Context of Ageing

    A Textbook of Gerontology

    By Christina Victor

    This comprehensive text focuses on the social contexts of ageing, looking at the diversity of ageing and older people, and at different factors that are important to experiences of old age and ageing. It includes key chapters on: theoretical and methodological bases for the study of ageing...

    Published December 15th 2004 by Routledge