• Ethics and the Elderly: The Challenge of Long-Term Care by Sarah M. Moses

    By Sarah M. Moses

    during this research of gerontological ethics and long term care, Moses bargains a historical past of the ethics of caregiving, an research of the current state of affairs vis-a-vis modern society and Christian views, and types for destiny care that include a moral accountability to care.

    At this ancient second the place an getting older inhabitants, advances in treatment, and the emerging charges of such care around the board have made ethics of overall healthiness care a urgent nationwide query, Ethics and the aged bargains well timed and invaluable reflections for ethicists, pastoral care givers, and clinical providers.

    Academically sound and written at an obtainable point, will probably be a priceless textual content for classes in clinical ethics and Catholic ethical theology, and also will entice non-academic audiences facing the starting to be box of eldercare.

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  • Bewegungsspiele 50+: Mehr als 100 Ideen für die Praxis mit by Bärbel Schöttler

    By Bärbel Schöttler

    Die Zielgruppe 50+ ist heterogen wie kaum eine andere Altersgruppe und kann grob in vier Gruppen unterteilt werden: die leistungsstarken und leistungshungrigen Älteren, Fitgebliebene, die freizeit- und breitensportliche Schwerpunkte setzen, Neu- oder Wiederbeginner des activities im adjust sowie Hochbetagte und Behinderte, für die Spiele nur noch mit Einschränkungen möglich sind.

    Das Buch gibt spieltheoretische und medizinische Hinweise für das Spielen im adjust und bietet detaillierte Spielvorschläge, die zur einfacheren Handhabung vorrangig nach ihren Einsatzmöglichkeiten in den drei ersten beschriebenen Gruppen älterer Menschen eingeteilt sind. Die letzten beiden Kapitel beschäftigen sich mit den Spielen bei besonderen Gelegenheiten und mit Tipps für das Vermitteln von Spielen.

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  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 32, by Jr., Bert, PhD Hayslip

    By Jr., Bert, PhD Hayslip

    "This assortment is a well timed and perfect contribution to the learn of resilience and the sphere of gerontology."--Anthropology and getting older Quarterly

    This state-of-the technology, multidisciplinary Annual evaluate of Gerontology and Geriatrics presents a finished exam of severe matters on resilience in quite a few lifestyles domain names principal to the future health of older individuals. It examines the position of resilience in deciding on adjustment and serve as within the domain names of healthiness, grief and bereavement, actual job and functioning, spirituality, paintings, retirement, intellectual/cognitive functioning, dealing with lifestyles occasions, care giving, and psychological healthiness interventions.

    The first portion of the booklet addresses such domain names of resilience as immunological functionality, tension and temper issues, emotional and cognitive resilience, adjustment to cultural and environmental alterations, and spirituality. part is anxious with sensible functions of resilience. A developmental kin standpoint is used to ascertain variations in variation to age-related demanding situations. The function of resilience in geriatric rehabilitation is mentioned as is adaptive coping in regard to loss and trauma. The textual content additionally explores resilience in regard to occupation administration, retirement, and volunteerism, considers resilience as an element of health and wellbeing in regard to public coverage, and examines exemplary public wellbeing and fitness courses and regulations and the connection of resilience to well-being care finance. additionally addressed is resilience in caregiving as a at the same time invaluable technique, medical interventions that increase resilience, and resilience from a lifespan developmental perspective.

    Key Features:

    • Synthesizes the simplest present learn within the box, with direct perform implications
    • Addresses resilience in regard to immunological functionality, emotional and cognitive resilience, and spirituality
    • Explores the position of resilience in geriatric rehabilitation, profession administration and retirement, person-environ healthy, and public well-being and policy
    • Examines instructions for destiny examine and resilience-oriented interventions

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  • Helping Relationships With Older Adults: From Theory to by Adelle M. (McCollum) Williams

    By Adelle M. (McCollum) Williams

    Helping Relationships with Older Adults: From idea to Practice examines the elemental theoretical views of the getting older approach with an emphasis at the fit facets of getting older. Taking a complete procedure, writer Adele Williams addresses a number of healing equipment as she highlights the strengths and resiliency of the older inhabitants. routines and case reviews show key suggestions and advertise ability improvement by way of permitting scholars to event some of the demanding situations within the lives of older consumers.  

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  • Population ageing and international development by Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

    By Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

    Over the following forty years the variety of humans elderly 60+ in the realm, lots of whom dwell in constructing areas, will develop through 1¼ billion. what's going to previous age be like for them? This unique e-book offers an research of hyperlinks among improvement, inhabitants getting old and older humans, hard a few greatly held misconceptions. It highlights the complexity of foreign reports and argues that the results of inhabitants getting older on improvement are influenced through coverage choices.  The booklet can be of curiosity to various educational disciplines, together with economics, gerontology, social coverage and improvement stories in addition to policy-makers and practitioners considering constructing countries.

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  • Holocaust Survivors and Immigrants: Late Life Adaptations by Boaz Kahana,Zev Harel,Eva Kahana

    By Boaz Kahana,Zev Harel,Eva Kahana

    Based on a distinct study examine, this quantity examines the later existence improvement of Holocaust survivors from Israel and the USA. via systematic interviews, the authors – famous researchers and clinicians – accrued information in regards to the lives of those survivors and the way they in comparison to friends who didn't percentage this event. The orientation of the e-book synthesizes numerous conceptual ways – gerontological and existence span improvement, rigidity study, and traumatology, and in addition displays the numerous disciplines of the authors, spanning psychology, social paintings, and sociology. the result's a multi-faceted view in their topic with an knowing of the person, society, and the interplay of the 2, tempered through the authors’ personal Holocaust reviews. Chapters hide more than a few components together with tension and coping of those survivors, reports in their heath and psychological well-being, an exam in their social integration, in addition to a assessment of the a number of predictors of mental overall healthiness and model to getting older. This e-book may be of curiosity to psychologists, social employees, sociologists, psychiatrists, and all those that examine either trauma and aging.

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  • Social Insurance and Social Justice: Social Security, by Leah, Ph.D. Rogne,Carroll, Dr., PhD Estes,Brian, Dr., ScM

    By Leah, Ph.D. Rogne,Carroll, Dr., PhD Estes,Brian, Dr., ScM Grossman,Brooke, Ms. Hollister,Erica, Ms., MSW, MPH Solway

    "[W]e needs to inform the tale of the way social assurance courses have guaranteed easy fiscal and future health protection for thousands of AmericansÖ.This publication is a must-read for a person who cares approximately those goals."
    -From the Foreword by way of Barbara Kennelly
    President and CEO,
    National Committee to maintain Social defense and Medicare

    This politically charged, provocative textual content serves as an creation to social assurance courses, reading all facets of those hotly debated regulations. The editors disguise state of the art themes, together with Social safety and privatization, common medical insurance, and the way America's altering demographics will effect social safeguard within the future years.

    Five key sections hide the serious subject matters:

    • Social assurance: heritage, Politics, and customers examines the foundational social coverage ideas upon which Social defense, Medicare, and different courses are based
    • What's at Stake identifies the hazards posed to ladies, minorities, and the aged in the event that they may not depend upon social assurance programs
    • The Ongoing Debates on Social Insurance discusses public critiques of social assurance courses, and responds to arguments assisting privatization
    • Critical views on Social assurance Reform provides foreign stories and coverage developments, and analyzes reform pursuits from a social justice perspective
    • Teaching Social assurance: severe Pedagogy and Social Justice offers pedagogical concepts to assist scholars comprehend, impact, and have interaction in an educated debate approximately social policy

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  • Living with Grief: Coping with Public Tragedy by Marcia Lattanzi-Licht,Kenneth Doka,Jack D. Gordon

    By Marcia Lattanzi-Licht,Kenneth Doka,Jack D. Gordon

    built together with the Hospice origin of America's tenth annual tele-conference, dwelling with Grief: dealing with Public Tragedy examines our assorted responses to public tragedy, ideas on hand to deal with those occasions, and the position of the hospice in public tragedies. The essays incorporated examine elements that outline a public tragedy and supply perception and suggestion to pros as they assist these dealing with loss. Case examples comprise Sherry Schachter's event at flooring 0, a attention of the devastation in Florida brought on by storm Andrew in 1992, and the shootings at Columbine highschool in 1999.

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  • Policy and Program Planning for Older Adults: Realities and by Elaine T. Jurkowski MSW PhD

    By Elaine T. Jurkowski MSW PhD

    This authoritative booklet serves as a useful source for coverage advocates, application planners, and repair supply brokers. It offers an summary of the key items of laws that at present impression the sphere of getting older, and the lives of older adults; addresses the philosophical, old, and demographic demanding situations that they face; and lays out instruments that facilitate coverage and software improvement to incorporate the media, coalition development, using an explanation base, and well-being merchandising suggestions. Jurkowski additionally examines significant carrier parts for older adults, and the way every one significant mandated application addresses those courses and services--a needs to for this system planner or a carrier supply setting.

    The e-book can be super precious to graduate scholars in social paintings, public overall healthiness, and gerontology, development their knowing of coverage improvement via a serious research and overview of coverage frameworks, and promotes improvement of talents in shaping courses and enforcing coverage. in contrast to different books during this box, Policy and application making plans for Older Adults specializes in triangulating talents, rules, and courses for the reader, and blends a social welfare and public future health method of the text's conceptual layout.

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