Books in category Medical – Geriatrics

  • When Your Loved One Has Dementia

    When Your Loved One Has Dementia
    Joy A. Glenner, Jean M. Stehman, Judith Davagnino

    "A succinct, original tool for caregivers of people with Alzheimer disease and other dementias. Highly recommended." — Peter V. Rabins, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, and co-author of The 36-Hour Day

  • Mental Disorders in Older Adults Second Edition

    Mental Disorders in Older Adults, Second Edition
    Steven H. Zarit, Judy M. Zarit

    Illustrated with abundant clinical material, this book provides essential knowledge and skills for effective mental health practice with older adults.

  • Late Life Depression

    Late-Life Depression
    Steven P. Roose M.D., Harold A. Sackeim

    This is the first volume devoted to the epidemiology, phenomenology, psychobiology, treatment and consequences of late-life depression.

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Alzheimer Disease
    Robert Becker, Ezio Giacobini

    There is in-depth treatment of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory therapies. This volume reviews the new potential treatments and the research that promises new treatments of Alzheimer disease in the future.

  • Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population

    Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population
    Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy

    Written by experts from around the world, this volume provides important information that will not only assist in treatment therapies, but inspire research and new work related to this area.

  • Infection Management for Geriatrics in Long Term Care Facilities Second Edition

    Infection Management for Geriatrics in Long-Term Care Facilities, Second Edition
    Thomas T. Yoshikawa, Joseph G. Ouslander

    Offering an authoritative overview of all infection management protocols currently utilized by infectious disease specialists, geriatricians, and infection control practitioners, this Second Edition examines current strategies to diagnose, …

  • The Better End

    The Better End
    Dan Morhaim

    With this book, he breaks down the barriers to a difficult but essential topic, helping readers to open this often avoided discussion with their loved ones and providing the information and guidance needed to ensure that deeply held values …

  • The Collective Spirit of Aging Across Cultures

    The Collective Spirit of Aging Across Cultures
    Halaevalu F. Ofahengaue Vakalahi, Gaynell M. Simpson, Nancy Giunta

    The collective, inclusive, and intersectional framework used in this book speaks to the significance of understanding aging across diverse cultures from multiple perspectives, but still as a shared human experience.

  • Geriatric

    Stephen Bartlett, Mary Marian, Douglas Taren, Myra L. Muramoto

    This handbook, developed by health care practitioners both in nutrition and geriatrics, provides the essential knowledge necessary to provide optimal nutritional care for geriatric patients.

  • Guiding Autobiography Groups for Older Adults

    Guiding Autobiography Groups for Older Adults
    James E. Birren, Donna E. Deutchman

    Based on the authors' fourteen years of experience leading groups in guided autobiography, this book will be of special interest to gerontologists, psychologists, social workers, and other professionals who conduct activity programs for …

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