• Using Technology to Improve Care of Older Adults: Volume 1 by Diane Chau,Thomas Osborne

    By Diane Chau,Thomas Osborne

    State-of-the-art advancements in a number of new applied sciences for older grownup care

    Grounded in a distinct team-based geriatrics viewpoint, this booklet grants a extensive variety of present, evidence-based wisdom approximately leading edge expertise that has the aptitude to improve the care and health of older adults. It offers key information regarding the advance, choice, and implementation of expertise items, and describes study proof, education-based tasks, and platforms considering. The e-book additionally examines demanding situations and limitations to implementation, adoption and innovation.

    From telehealth and assistive expertise in the house to simulation and augmented truth in academic settings, the textual content offers a hands-on, field-tested articulation of ways items can relief within the transitional care method, persistent care supply, and geriatrics/gerontology schooling. It discusses know-how advancements in rural parts, domestic telehealth, wearable expertise, customized medication, social robots, know-how to aid seniors with cognitive impairments, the opportunity of synthetic intelligence to reinforce well-being care of older adults. The textual content is written to assist wellbeing and fitness care execs opt for the right expertise for his or her needs.

    Key Features:

    • Describes the most up-tp-date know-how assets, facts, and advancements for older grownup care
    • Based on a team-centered approach
    • Written via interprofessional future health care services skilled in enforcing, constructing and adopting know-how to aid older adults
    • Includes case experiences depicting technology-related successes and failures
    • Addresses the demanding situations, limitations, and possibilities for remodeling getting older with expertise throughout transitions of care

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  • Geographies of Ageing: Social Processes and the Spatial by Dr Davies Amanda,Dr James Amity

    By Dr Davies Amanda,Dr James Amity

    Population growing old is projected to impact all nations internationally in coming many years. the present price of inhabitants growing old is exceptional in human historical past with inhabitants projections indicating that this can be a permanent development. additionally, inhabitants getting older is spatially pervasive, affecting each guy, lady and baby. This has substantial implications for coverage responding to the commercial, social and healthcare results of inhabitants growing old. the capability financial implications were likened to these of the 2008 worldwide monetary crisis.

    This booklet examines the styles and reasons of asymmetric inhabitants aging. It identifies these international locations and localities probably to adventure inhabitants growing old and the explanations for this. realization can be given to the position that early life migration, labour strength migration, retirement migration and ageing in position have in influencing the spatial concentrations of older humans. The publication brings jointly various varied overseas case reviews to demonstrate the significance of figuring out the reasons of inhabitants getting older. Case experiences comprise a overview of getting old in Florida's (USA) labour strength, an research into the housing preparations for the aged in Northern eire and an evaluate of the environmental stewardship actions of gray Nomads on Western Australia's distant north coast.

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  • Budgeting for Public Managers by John W. Swain,B.J. Reed

    By John W. Swain,B.J. Reed

    profiting from the authors' a long time of training undergraduate and graduate scholars and practitioners, here's a transparent, entire, practice-oriented textual content for public budgeting classes. instead of featuring each one budgeting crisis in mind-numbing element, the booklet deals a commonsensical view of public budgeting and its significance to present and destiny public managers. The textual content is designed to teach readers how managers relate to budgeting and the way their activities make a distinction within the operation and function of public firms. The publication covers the ancient improvement of public budgeting, resources of public sales, profit administration, budgeting approaches and codecs, working thoughts, politics inside public budgeting, and extra. "Budgeting for Public Managers" is concise, truly written, good illustrated, and down to earth within the real-world matters of public managers. each one bankruptcy concludes with a important record of extra analyzing and assets for readers who are looking to dig deeper into budgeting perform and application.

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  • Community Care for an Aging Society: Issues, Policies, and by Carole B., PhD Cox

    By Carole B., PhD Cox

    Most older folks wish to stay dwelling in the neighborhood, yet these requiring care are frequently vulnerable to now not having their wishes met. households may possibly locate themselves not able to deal with their older kin, whereas formal providers are usually unavailable or inaccessible. regulations and companies are starting to specialize in the neighborhood instead of associations because the basic axis for care.

    This e-book examines the various elements contributing to wishes for care between older individuals in addition to the ways that impairments are outlined and spoke back to via either the person and society. concentrating on perform and coverage concerns, Dr. Cox describes the various early degree group care suggestions that carry the promise of constructing contributions to the overall healthiness and independence of the older population.

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  • Seniorenpolitik und soziale Lage älterer Menschen in by Konstantin Bodach

    By Konstantin Bodach

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2005 im Fachbereich Soziologie - regulate, observe: 1,0, Fachhochschule Potsdam, Veranstaltung: Seminar, eleven Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: „Das Leben ist ein einzig ewiger Kreislauf – Wir werden geboren, um wieder zu sterben“. Dieses kleine Zitat macht den Wandel des Lebens deutlich. Das Leben entwickelt sich weiter und wir werden immer älter. Und wir alle gehören irgendwann einmal zu den älteren Menschen der Gesellschaft.

    Wie in allen westlichen Industriestaaten verändert der demographische Wandel auch unsere Gesellschaft. So wird die Bevölkerung in D. von rund 82,5 Mio. Menschen im Jahr 2003 Prognosen zufolge um intestine 10 % auf rund 74,1 Mio. im Jahr 2050 zurückgehen. Selbst wenn der Rückgang durch Zuwanderung und eine steigende Lebenserwartung geringer ausfallen sollte, wird sich auf jeden Fall die Bevölkerung auch in ihrer Struktur nachhaltig verändern: Der Anteil der unter 20-Jährigen wird (laut erstelltem Szenario) bis 2050 von gegenwärtig 20,6 % auf 15,7 % sinken.
    Dagegen wird der Anteil der 65-Jährigen und Älteren von 17,7 % auf 30,8 % ansteigen. Der Anteil der 80-Jährigen wird sich sogar mehr als verdreifachen. Der Altersquotient, das Verhältnis von 65-Jährigen und Älteren zu den 20-Jährigen bis 64-Jährigen, wird sich von de facto 28,8 % bis etwa 2040 auf rund fifty seven % quick verdoppeln und bis 2050 in etwa auf diesem Niveau verharren .

    Ein weites Feld tut sich hier auf. Es geht darum, die Seniorenpolitik sowie die soziale Lage älterer Menschen in Deutschland zu beleuchten.

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  • Age Studies: A Sociological Examination of How We Age and by Susan Pickard

    By Susan Pickard

    "With nice rigour, but an enviable lightness of contact, Susan Pickard has written an interesting and obtainable booklet that scholars will love."

    - Rosaline Gill, urban college London

    "A scholarly journey de strength that brings into concentration some of the disciplines, histories, literatures and knowledges that experience reworked us into sleek matters of age."

    - Stephen Katz, Trent University

    Age Studies takes an invigorating method of the study of age and ageing in modern society. Encompassing getting old through the lifestyles direction, taking in adolescence, youth, mid-life and older age, and located explicitly inside of a sociological disciplinary framework, Age Studies:

    • Explores present social technological know-how debates at the examine of growing old linking those to center sociological concepts.
    • Links thought and alertness, utilizing a number of examples and overseas case studies
    • Includes bankruptcy summaries, additional analyzing and guided questions. 

    A thought-provoking significant other to complicated undergraduates and postgraduate scholar learning growing older, older humans, social gerontology and similar courses.

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  • Retirement for Workaholics: Life after Work in a Downsized by Morley D. Glicken

    By Morley D. Glicken

    A useful consultant for employees who've been downsized or pressured to take retirement ahead of they're prepared, Retirement for Workaholics: lifestyles after paintings in a Downsized Economy explains workaholic habit, why it develops, and what might be performed approximately it. instead of taking a destructive method of paintings addictions, the e-book presents a sympathetic and logical approach of knowing and coping.

    Organized round examine explaining paintings addictions and the issues workaholics have dealing with retirement, the publication additionally comprises a number of own tales from workaholics and case reviews of work-addicted members. those tales illustrate the results of labor dependancy on self, neighbors, and family, in addition to how humans have handled the overpowering have to paintings. extra absolutely, it deals concrete feedback for facing postretirement matters, comparable to loneliness, boredom, and substance abuse, and for locating delight and success no matter if via volunteer actions, a brand new occupation, or the pursuit of formerly shelved passions.

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  • Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology (Routledge by Julia Twigg,Wendy Martin

    By Julia Twigg,Wendy Martin

    Later years are altering lower than the impression of demographic, social and cultural shifts. now not restricted to the sector of social welfare, they're now studied inside a much wider cultural framework that encompasses new reports and new modes of being. Drawing on impacts from the humanities and arts, and deploying different methodologies – visible, literary, spatial – and theoretical views Cultural Gerontology has introduced new elements of later existence into view. This significant new e-book attracts jointly those currents together with: thought and techniques; Embodiment; Identities and Social Relationships; intake and rest; and Time and house. in response to particularly commissioned chapters through best overseas authors, the Routledge instruction manual of Cultural Gerontology will offer concise authoritative reports of the major debates and topics shaping this fascinating new field.

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  • Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods: Understanding by Leigh Riby

    By Leigh Riby

    The instruction manual of Gerontology learn tools deals a transparent figuring out of crucial examine demanding situations and matters within the burgeoning box of the psychology of getting older. As humans in built nations stay longer, so a number learn tools has developed that enables a extra nuanced figuring out of the way we improve mental and neurologically. Allied to this is often an expanding challenge with the belief of health, an idea which areas cognitive functionality and improvement inside a extra socially grounded context.?

    With contributions from a number of best foreign students, the booklet addresses either common and ordinary getting older, highlighting key parts comparable to actual and cognitive workout, foodstuff, rigidity, diabetes and concerns on the topic of loss of life, death and bereavement. winning growing old is emphasized through the textual content. every one bankruptcy concludes with a chain of functional how one can adopt winning examine during this quarter. This certain assortment is the 1st ebook to supply either a concise review of the key subject matters, findings and present controversies during this turning out to be box, in addition to an realizing of the sensible concerns whilst learning older adults which could effect on study results, intervention, coverage and destiny directions.

    Designed for either scholars and researchers attracted to the psychology of getting older, but additionally hugely suitable for college kids or researchers in comparable fields reminiscent of health and wellbeing psychology and social care, the guide of Gerontology Research tools is key studying for someone wishing to appreciate extra concerning the psychology of aging.

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  • Aging in Israel: Research, Policy and Practice: 13 by Sara Carmel

    By Sara Carmel

    In the 20th century, all constructed international locations started to suffer exceptional demographic adjustments, as their start premiums declined, and existence expectations elevated considerably --an normal of thirty years in lower than a century. those advancements have triggered significant differences within the composition of populations in those international locations, particularly by way of the proportions of a few of the age teams. whereas the age teams of kids and children have lowered, these of aged people elderly sixty five and over, have increased.

    Consistent with the location in different built countries, absolutely the quantity and percent of aged people within the Israeli inhabitants is expanding, whereas the share of more youthful folks is reducing. Israel, notwithstanding, differs from different constructed nations within the speed of this demographic switch, the composition of its inhabitants, and the methods it will possibly deal with wishes relating to getting older. The demographic figures in Israel point out that not just is the share of aged individuals within the overall inhabitants growing to be, yet that the previous inhabitants itself is quickly getting older as well.

    This quantity exemplifies how social technology examine can advertise wisdom approximately and figuring out of wishes and possibilities for variation, and help in comparing the results of regulations and companies at the own, neighborhood and nationwide degrees, in addition to recommend required alterations. the diversity of subject matters lined during this quantity on age-related study, guidelines and perform displays a variety of examine through Israeli students on social elements of getting older. Their study deals a glimpse into the data base that has been equipped through the years at the getting older approach in Israel, the inhabitants of aged humans, and the nationwide guidelines and community of providers for the elderly. different constructed nations with getting older populations have a lot to benefit from the Israeli experience.

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