Books in category Social Science – Gerontology

  • Centers for Ending

    Centers for Ending
    Seymour B. Sarason

    This concise volume is essential reading for researchers, graduate students, professionals, practitioners, and policy makers across such fields as geriatric medicine, health psychology, social work, public health, and public policy.

  • Aging Disability and Spirituality

    Aging, Disability, and Spirituality
    Elizabeth MacKinlay

    This collection examines theological and ethical issues of ageing, disability and spirituality, with an emphasis on how ageing affects people who have mental health and developmental disabilities.

  • Faith based Initiatives and Aging Services

    Faith-based Initiatives and Aging Services
    F. Ellen Netting, James W. Ellor

    This unique book offers perspectives from traditional and nontraditional faith-based groups, as well as experts in volunteerism.

  • Caring for Our Elders

    Caring for Our Elders
    Patricia J. Kolb

    — Leah Pigatti, Families in Society

  • Altersdiskriminierung in der Akutpflege

    Altersdiskriminierung in der Akutpflege
    Ursula Schär-Bütikofer

    Es wird deutlich, dass die Altersdiskriminierung in der Akutpflege ein Phänomen ist, das auf allen Ebenen, letztlich auch auf gesellschaftlicher Ebene, angegangen werden muss.

  • Theodosius Schoepffers Gerontologia seu Tractatus de jure senum

    Theodosius Schoepffers “Gerontologia seu Tractatus de jure senum”
    Arnold Becker

    The starting point and main focus of the cultural studies in this volume, which are the result of an interdisciplinary research project based in Bonn, is a Latin text, published in 1705, by the Quedlinburg jurist, Theodosius Schoepffer …

  • Story Writing in a Nursing Home

    Story Writing in a Nursing Home
    Martha Tyler 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.

  • Vision and Aging

    Vision and Aging
    Nancy D. Weber

    Addresses many areas of concern relating to the growing population of old people with visual impairments, including the current service network and its existing gaps and the public policy agenda necessary for better meeting the needs of …

  • Care for Frail Elders

    Care for Frail Elders
    Walter N. Leutz

    The book shows that planners and providers ought to consider differences in gender, culture, and individual status when determining health care needs.

  • The Chronically Limited Elderly

    The Chronically Limited Elderly
    Howard A. Palley, Julianne S. Oktay

    Stresses the need for a clear national policy designed to provide improved home health and other in-home services for the chronically limited elderly and their families within a comprehensive system of community-based health and social …

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