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Product Description: Life changes dramatically for the entire family when the decision is made to move a person who has dementia from home to community care. Rachael Wonderlin, a gerontologist, dementia care expert, and popular dementia care blogger, helps caregivers cope with the difficult behaviors, emotions, and anxieties that both they and their loved one may experience...read more

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9781421420646 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Life changes dramatically for the entire family when the decision is made to move a person who has dementia from home to community care.

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9781421420653 | Reprint edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Life changes dramatically for the entire family when the decision is made to move a person who has dementia from home to community care.

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Product Description: Your elderly father's memory is failing fast. Your increasingly frail mother just took another fall. Whatever the situation, "The" "Eldercare" "Consultant" can provide the knowledge, support, and encouragement you seek. Weaving together real-life stories with the essential information needed to make the best decisions, this compassionate and practical guide helps you: Spot warning signs of physical and mental decline - Recognize when a loved one needs assistance - Determine the level of care needed - Evaluate the options--family caregiver, home health care, palliative care, senior housing, assisted living facilities--and select the right one - Discuss the issue with your loved one - Understand and manage the costs of care - Make the adjustment as smooth as possible - Avoid caregiver burnout - And more Author and eldercare expert Becky Feola knows first-hand that caring for someone who is no longer in complete control is hard...read more

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9780814436318 | 1 edition (Amacom Books, July 8, 2015), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Your elderly father's memory is failing fast.

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Describes the challenges faced by adult children caring for elderly parents, and examines the growing need for social resources to meet the requirements of multigenerational families
By Suzanne Midori Hanna (editor) and Terry D. Hargrave (editor)

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9780876308417 | Routledge, February 1, 1997, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Describes the challenges faced by adult children caring for elderly parents, and examines the growing need for social resources to meet the requirements of multigenerational families

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Product Description: This book offers a concise, comprehensive resource for middle-aged readers who are facing the prospects of their own aging and of caring for elderly relatives―an often overwhelming task for which little in life prepares us.* Covers legal, financial, social, medical, and other challenges of aging and offers a wealth of practical advice, serving as a "one-stop" resource on the subject* Answers questions such as:  What legal documents should you be sure to have?  What expenses should you anticipate in retirement and how do you save for them? What do you need to know about medical care as you or your loved ones grow older?  How should you approach conversations about the sensitive topic of safe driving with elderly loved ones?  What options exist for end-of-life care, and how do you make sure that your wishes will be followed?* Presents an interdisciplinary perspective that draws on the author's background in law and bioethics as well as personal experience with health care and the elderly* Combines thorough scholarly research and analysis with engaging anecdotes and personal observations* Provides a preparedness checklist at the end of each chapter that summarizes take-away messages and outlines practical next steps for the reader...read more

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9781440838903 | Praeger Pub Text, May 12, 2015, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: This book offers a concise, comprehensive resource for middle-aged readers who are facing the prospects of their own aging and of caring for elderly relatives―an often overwhelming task for which little in life prepares us.

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Product Description: Bernhard Weicht provides a multi-layered analysis of how we understand and construct care in everyday life, the meanings it has for ourselves, our families, our relationships, identities and our sense of society and what is right and proper, making an original contribution to the discussion of the nature of care ethics and its political potential...read more

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9781137274939 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 29, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Bernhard Weicht provides a multi-layered analysis of how we understand and construct care in everyday life, the meanings it has for ourselves, our families, our relationships, identities and our sense of society and what is right and proper, making an original contribution to the discussion of the nature of care ethics and its political potential.

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Product Description: Everything you need to know to start and run a profitable, ethical, and satisfying home-based business in the field of senior care. This book covers the range of senior care businesses that are increasingly in demand. It discusses the businesses that can be set up by those with special qualifications, such as nursing, social work, or other health and human services degrees, as well as those that can be run by individuals with no special training but an interest in caring for others...read more

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9781493007677 | 2 edition (Taylor Pub, March 3, 2015), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Everything you need to know to start and run a profitable, ethical, and satisfying home-based business in the field of senior care.
9780762750139 | Globe Pequot Pr, January 6, 2010, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: How to Start a Senior Care Business shows how to start and run a profitable, ethical, and satisfying home-based business in the field of senior care.

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By Chai (editor), Suzanne Goldhirsch (editor), Meier (editor) and Morris (editor)

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9780195389319 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 18, 2014), cover price $84.00

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Product Description: The topic of communication in elderly care is becoming ever more pressing, with an aging world population and burgeoning numbers of people needing care. This book looks at this critical but underanalyzed area. It examines the way people talk to each other in eldercare settings from an interdisciplinary and globally cross-cultural perspective...read more
By Peter Backhaus (editor)

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9781441112545 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 11, 2011, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: A timely collection looking at communication in elderly care and how we can best understand and improve its quality.

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9781623566821 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 4, 2013), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The topic of communication in elderly care is becoming ever more pressing, with an aging world population and burgeoning numbers of people needing care.

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Product Description: Caring for an older family member with physical or cognitive impairments is a difficult, strenuous process. Caregivers often struggle to balance their own needs with those of the care recipient. Their relationships with family, friends, coworkers, and even the care recipient can suffer as well...read more

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9781433812149 | Amer Psychological Assn, October 17, 2012, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Caring for an older family member with physical or cognitive impairments is a difficult, strenuous process.

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Product Description: Elders can struggle with issues of social isolation and self-esteem, and benefit from having positive coping skills at their disposal. The practical ideas Kathie Erwin imparts in this second edition help mental health professionals working with elderly populations to create an interactive, multi-modal program that addresses the issues and needs elders have...read more

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9780415897839 | 2 edition (Routledge, November 14, 2012), cover price $135.00 | About this edition: Elders can struggle with issues of social isolation and self-esteem, and benefit from having positive coping skills at their disposal.
9781560324393 | Taylor & Francis, September 1, 1996, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: This work gives practical approaches for practitioners working with the elderly, focusing on GSE - an interactive, multi-modal group programme as an affective method of dealing with core issues of isolation and reduced social networks.

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9780415897822 | 2 edition (Routledge, November 14, 2012), cover price $43.95 | About this edition: Elders can struggle with issues of social isolation and self-esteem, and benefit from having positive coping skills at their disposal.
9781560324409 | Taylor & Francis, September 1, 1996, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: This work gives practical approaches for practitioners working with the elderly, focusing on GSE - an interactive, multi-modal group programme as an affective method of dealing with core issues of isolation and reduced social networks.

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Product Description: When My Mother No Longer Knew My Name: A Son's 'Course' in 'Rational' Caregiving should be the first book families read to prepare themselves for caring for aging relatives. It's a one-man support group, written like a friend who's been-there-done-that, talking anecdotally, but authoritatively, to a friend who needs help...read more

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9781555717018 | Midpoint Trade Books Inc, February 1, 2012, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: When My Mother No Longer Knew My Name: A Son's 'Course' in 'Rational' Caregiving should be the first book families read to prepare themselves for caring for aging relatives.

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Product Description: A survival guide with an insider's perspective, for the millions of unprepared caregivers of aging loved ones. As Americans are living longer, an unprecedented number of people now require long-term care during their last years...read more

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9781583334225 | Avery Pub Group, March 1, 2011, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A survival guide with an insider's perspective, for the millions of unprepared caregivers of aging loved ones.

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Product Description: The ageing of the population has enormous implications for the provision of, and access to, health care. Christina Victor's important new textbook provides comprehensive overview of the experiences of older people, chapters on physical health, mental health, disability and lifestyle, a thesis of current policy developments, the key debates on the future health of elders and an international, up-to-date perspective...read more

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9781847420886 | Policy Pr, July 1, 2010, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: The ageing of the population has enormous implications for the provision of, and access to, health care.

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9781847420879 | Policy Pr, July 1, 2010, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: The ageing of the population has enormous implications for the provision of, and access to, health care.

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Product Description: From bestselling author and clinical psychologist Janis Abrahms Spring comes a refreshingly honest and tender portrait of a devoted daughter caring for her father through his final years of life After her mother died, Janis Abrahms Spring "inherited" her father-Pop- and set off on an all-consuming five-year mission to make his days as rich and comfortable as possible...read more

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9781583333426 | Avery Pub Group, April 30, 2009, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: From a bestselling author and clinical psychologist comes a refreshingly honest and tender portrait of a devoted daughter shepherding her father through his final years of life.

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9781583333952 | Reprint edition (Avery Pub Group, May 4, 2010), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From bestselling author and clinical psychologist Janis Abrahms Spring comes a refreshingly honest and tender portrait of a devoted daughter caring for her father through his final years of life After her mother died, Janis Abrahms Spring "inherited" her father-Pop- and set off on an all-consuming five-year mission to make his days as rich and comfortable as possible.

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Product Description: This book supports busy practitioners studying on the Post-Qualifying Awards for Social Work with Adults. Fully updated to cover the latest legislation, the material in this book is presented as a series of self-contained chapters, written by different authors, which takes the reader beyond pure facts and offers many differing and thought-provoking viewpoints...read more

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9781844453627 | 2 edition (Learning Matters, October 27, 2010), cover price $42.00 | About this edition: This book supports busy practitioners studying on the Post-Qualifying Awards for Social Work with Adults.
9781844450619 | Learning Matters, June 26, 2006, cover price $50.95 | About this edition: Written as a series of self-contained chapters, this book aims to support students undertaking post-qualifying social work awards in the field of community care and working with vulnerable adults.

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Product Description: Health and social care practitioners are increasingly called upon to provide care to elderly people from a number of different faiths and cultures. This collection of essays examines ageing in the context of the many faiths and cultures that make up Western society, and provides carers with the knowledge they need to deliver sensitive and appropriate care to people of all faiths...read more

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9781849050067 | Jessica Kingsley Pub, April 15, 2010, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Health and social care practitioners are increasingly called upon to provide care to elderly people from a number of different faiths and cultures.

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Product Description: Against a background of debate around global ageing and what this means in terms of the future care need of older people, this book addresses key concerns about the nature and site of care and care-giving. Following a critical review of research into who cares, where and how, it uses geographical perspectives to present a comprehensive analysis of how the intersection of informal care-giving within domestic, community and residential care homes can create complex landscapes and organizational spatialities of care...read more

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9780754674238, titled "There's No Place Like Home: Place and Care in an Ageing Society" | 1 edition (Ashgate Pub Co, October 20, 2009), cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Against a background of debate around global ageing and what this means in terms of the future care need of older people, this book addresses key concerns about the nature and site of care and care-giving.

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Product Description: What will you do when you get the call that a loved one has had a heart attack or a stroke? Or when you realize that a family member is too frail to live alone, but too healthy for a nursing home?Journalist Paula Span shares the resonant narratives of several families who faced these questions...read more

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9780446581134 | Grand Central Pub, June 10, 2009, cover price $23.99 | About this edition: What will you do when you get the call that a loved one has had a heart attack or a stroke?

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9780446552226 | Springboard Pr, June 10, 2009, cover price $10.99

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Product Description: Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Cognitive Impairment (IPT-ci) aims to improve coping skills of older adults. It builds on traditional Interpersonal Psychotherapy, an evidence-based treatment that has been found useful in treating depressed elders...read more

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9780195382242 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 21, 2009), cover price $40.95 | About this edition: Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Cognitive Impairment (IPT-ci) aims to improve coping skills of older adults.

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Product Description: Comfort Touch: Massage for the Elderly and the Ill is a textbook designed to inform the caregiver who is interested in bringing the benefits of touch to a broad range of people in need. It will give the reader the confidence to practice massage in a variety of settings, including hospices, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and home care...read more

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9780781798297 | 1 edition (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, February 1, 2009), cover price $62.99 | About this edition: Comfort Touch: Massage for the Elderly and the Ill is a textbook designed to inform the caregiver who is interested in bringing the benefits of touch to a broad range of people in need.

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