Books in category Medical – Geriatrics

  • Quality of Life in Old Age

    Quality of Life in Old Age
    Heidrun Mollenkopf, Alan Walker

    This volume brings together leading researchers on quality of life in old age to focus on one of the most important issues in both gerontology and quality of life studies.

  • 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

  • A Loving Approach to Dementia Care

    A Loving Approach to Dementia Care
    Laura Wayman

    In this thoroughly revised edition, Wayman adds fresh caregiving insights, two completely new chapters that explore the dangers of denial by both caregivers and people with memory loss, and the "Dementia-Aware Guide to Caregiving"—a quick …

  • Toole s Cerebrovascular Disorders

    Toole’s Cerebrovascular Disorders
    E. Steve Roach, Kerstin Bettermann, Jose Biller

    This is a completely revised and updated sixth edition of the highly respected standard for stroke diagnosis and treatment.

  • The Decline of Life

    The Decline of Life
    Susannah R. Ottaway

    An important study of the history of ageing.

  • The Membrane Hypothesis of Aging

    The Membrane Hypothesis of Aging
    Imre Zs.-Nagy

    The membrane hypothesis of aging (MHA) described in this book is based on the actual multidisciplinary knowledge of cell morphology, physiology, and biochemistry.

  • Geriatric Medicine

    Geriatric Medicine
    Gideon Caplan

    Australasian medical students, junior hospital doctors working in geriatric medicine, and other members of aged-care teams (specialist nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers, etc.), will find in this book a …

  • Demenzielle Erkrankungen im Alter

    Demenzielle Erkrankungen im Alter
    Sandra Dick, Andreas Häusler, Kerstin Krause-Köhler, Johanna Nordheim, Michael Rapp

    Zunehmend mehr Menschen sind in Deutschland von einer Demenzerkrankung direkt oder indirekt betroffen.

  • Time of Our Lives

    Time of Our Lives
    Tom Kirkwood

    This groundbreaking new book explains how and why we age–and how we may soon be able to liberate ourselves from senescence altogether.

  • Working with Older Adults Group Process and Technique

    Working with Older Adults: Group Process and Technique
    Barbara Haight, Faith Gibson

    By combining interdisciplinary theory and practice, this book introduces students to group work theories, and explains how to modify general theory to meet the needs of older adults, including those who are contending with particular …

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