Aging Matters

An Introduction to Social Gerontology

Author: Nancy Hooyman,Kevin S. Kawamoto,H. Asuman S. Kiyak

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0133973875

Category:

Page: 512

View: 3410

DOWNLOAD NOW »

REVEL™ for Aging Matters: An Introduction to Social Gerontology illuminates cultural, biological, physiological, emotional, cognitive, economic, and social aspects of aging. A useful guide to a range of disciplines, REVEL for Aging Matters helps readers of all educational backgrounds understand the dynamic interactions between older people and their environments. REVEL is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL offers an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Enlivening course content with media interactives and assessments, REVEL empowers educators to increase engagement with the course, and to better connect with students. NOTE: REVEL is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone REVEL access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use REVEL.
Release

Multidisciplinary Coordinated Caregiving

Research • Practice • Policy

Author: Ronda C. Talley,Shirley S. Travis

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461489733

Category: Psychology

Page: 266

View: 7766

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Effective, meaningful caregiving requires a well-coordinated and informed effort guided by various highly skilled specialists across several interrelated professions, including psychologists, social workers, and occupational therapists. Multidisciplinary Coordinated Caregiving addresses the information needs of these interrelated professionals, contributing to the direct care of individuals and serving as an essential resource for those who ultimately create collaborative approaches to contemporary caregiving plans. In addition, the volume provides a wealth of evidence-based research findings to facilitate ongoing dialogue about multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives on and interventions for the complex challenge of caregiving in America. Key areas of coverage include: The status of professional caregiving in the United States. Nursing perspectives on the state of family caregiving. Psychological aspects of caregiving. A human development, lifespan perspective on caregiving during late life. Public health contributions to caregiving. Multidisciplinary Coordinated Caregiving offers a wealth of insights for those researchers, practitioners, and graduate students who seek to optimize the care of individuals across such fields as psychology, social work, public health, geriatrics and gerontology, and medicine as well as public and educational policy making.
Release

Caring for the Elderly

Social Gerontology in the Indian Context

Author: Tattwamasi Paltasingh,Renu Tyagi

Publisher: SAGE Publications India

ISBN: 9351502643

Category: Social Science

Page: 308

View: 4974

DOWNLOAD NOW »

This book seeks to improve the quality of life of the elderly by means of policy suggestions that can be implemented by the government. Caring for the Elderly focuses on managing various issues confronting the elderly today and the remedial measures that can be taken by care givers and society at large. Contributions from eminent scholars throw light on important concepts, such as population ageing and its associated impacts. In a rapidly changing world, there is a need to discuss issues related to the elderly population and their health and well-being in the social and economic context. Scholars and researchers of gerontology, anthropology, policy studies will find this book useful.
Release

Counseling Individuals Through the Lifespan

Author: Daniel W. Wong,Kimberly R. Hall,Cheryl A. Justice,Lucy Wong Hernandez

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483372170

Category: Social Science

Page: 392

View: 7547

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Organized around the latest CACREP Standards, Counseling Individuals Through the Lifespan by Daniel W. Wong, Kimberly R. Hall, Cheryl A. Justice, and Lucy Wong Hernández introduces readers to the fundamentals of the counseling process during each stage of human development. Topics such as the client-counselor relationship, counseling theory, research, and interventions are addressed with a focus on caring for the total person within his/her environment and culture. Emphasizing the importance of intentionality and self-reflection, the chapters include case illustrations and guided practice exercises to further the development of successful 21st century counselors. Counseling Individuals Through the Lifepan is part of the SAGE Counseling and Professional Identity Series, which targets specific competencies identified by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs).
Release

Social Gerontology

A Multidisciplinary Perspective

Author: Nancy R. Hooyman,H. Asuman Kiyak

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 621

View: 9712

DOWNLOAD NOW »

This best-selling book on social aging takes a multidisciplinary approach by considering the many factors - biological, psychological, historical, cultural - that affect the way aging individuals experience the world. The book provides a comprehensive, holistic view of aging that considers an older person's interactions with their social and physical environments, including the immediate environment of family, friends, and home, as well as the larger social structure of community, organizations, and society. Based on the latest research findings, the book offers greater depth and breadth to the critical issues of aging, attending to differences by age and cohort, gender, ethnic minority status, sexual orientation and socio-economic status. For sociologists, social workers, psychologists, health professionals, and students planning to work with the elderly.
Release

A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation

[previously entitled Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual]

Author: Timothy L. Kauffman,Ronald W. Scott,John O. Barr,Michael L. Moran

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702060585

Category: Medical

Page: 528

View: 8018

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Now in its third edition, this trusted clinical guide enables both the busy practitioner and student to review or to learn about a range of pathologies, conditions, examinations, diagnostic procedures, and interventions that can be effectively used in the physical rehabilitation of older people. It presents a broad overview of age-related physiological changes as well as specific professional discipline perspectives. Organized into eleven distinct and interrelated units, the first unit begins with key anatomical and physiological considerations seen with aging which have significant impact on the older person. The second and third units go on to review important aging-related conditions and disorders of the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular/neurological systems respectively. Neoplasms commonly encountered in older people are the focus of the fourth unit; while aging-related conditions of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, integumentary and sensory systems are presented in units five through seven. Unit eight highlights a range of specific clinical problems and conditions commonly encountered with older patients. Critically, all of these units emphasize important examination and diagnostic procedures needed for a thorough evaluation and stress interventions that can be of significant benefit to the older patient. The ninth unit presents select physical therapeutic interventions that are especially important in managing rehabilitative care. Key societal issues related to aging are discussed in the tenth unit. Finally, the concluding eleventh unit focuses on the successful rehabilitation team that includes both professional and non-professional caregiver members. A trusted guide to the conditions and problems faced when evaluating and treating geriatric patients Extensive coverage over 84 chapters, each written by an expert in the field Includes imaging, vision and the aging ear Cross-referenced - providing the complexity and inter-relatedness of co-morbidities common to aging patients Collaborative international perspective Chapters on the aging spine; frailty; safe pilates for bone health; health care for older people Additional renowned editor - Ronald W. Scott Revised title to reflect the comprehensive scope of content covered (previously entitled Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual)
Release

The Gerontologist as an Administrator

Author: Jeffrey Anthone Giordano,Thomas A. Rich

Publisher: Praeger Pub Text

ISBN: 9780865693067

Category: Political Science

Page: 345

View: 1866

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Offers an indispensable text on administration for undergraduate and graduate students of gerontology as well as established gerontologists seeking to improve their managerial skills and executive abilities.
Release

Magill's Medical Guide: Smell - Zoonoses

Author: Anne Chang

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781587654077

Category: Medical

Page: 3104

View: 3436

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders.
Release