How To Say It To Seniors

Author: David Solie
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101097884
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A practical guide to bridging the generation gap. In How to Say It to Seniors, geriatric psychology expert David Solie offers help in removing the typical communication blocks many experience with the elderly. By sharing his insights into the later stages of life, Solie helps in understanding the unique perspective of seniors, and provides the tools to relate to them.

The Encyclopedia Of Elder Care

Author: Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, FACP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826103536
Size: 71.55 MB
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Focusing on the broad but practical notions of how to care for the patient, The Encyclopedia of Elder Care, a state-of-the-art resource features nearly 300 articles, written by experts in the field. Multidisciplinary by nature, all aspects of clinical care of the elderly are addressed. Coverage includes acute and chronic disease, home care including family-based care provisions, nursing home care, rehabilitation, health promotion, disease prevention, education, case management, social services, assisted living, advance directives, palliative care, and much more! Each article concludes with specialty web site listings to help direct the reader to further resources. Features new to this second edition: More extensive use of on-line resources for further information on topics Thoroughly updated entries and references Inclusion of current research in geriatrics reflecting evidence-based practice New topics, including Assisted Living, Nursing Home Managed Care, Self-Neglect, Environmental Modifications (Home & Institution), Technology, Neuropsychological Assessment, Psychoactive Medications, Pain--Acute and Chronic Still the only reference of it kind, The Encyclopedia of Elder Care will prove to be an indispensable tool for all professionals in the field of aging, such as nurses, physicians, social workers, counselors, health administrators, and more.

Longevity Response Ability

Author: Robert W. Chism
Publisher: Inspiring Voices
ISBN: 1462406491
Size: 34.43 MB
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"Longevity Response-Ability is a collection of readings compiled to encourage and motivate you to finish strong regardless of your beginning or where you are now. All of us who have contributed in some small way have done so to encourage you to make adjustments and finish well. The choice is yours!" -Chuck Stecker President Center for InterGenerational Ministry President/Founder A Chosen Generation "Longevity Response-Ability helps put focus on developing an eternal perspective with great insights from those that have a godly worldview." -NelsonMalwitz Founder Chief Innovation Officer, Mission Next "Longevity Response-Ability provides church leadership and second-halfers with help-ful directions for building God's Kingdom." -Chris Holck President Encore Generation, Planter and Pastor "Longevity Response-Ability has to say what Church leaders and second-halfers need to hear." -Brian McCaffrey Chair of the Northeast Forum on Spirituality and Aging, Chaplain Longevity Response-Ability readings are by the New Beginnings longevity response-ability think tank members to create awareness, provide momentum, and attract others to make social change. The first step is to educate theological educational institutions, corporate church bodies, local congregations, nonprofit and private enterprises and governmental legislative bodies about the realty of a new "life stage." The second step is to educate those in the second halfer of life to their choices of making a difference.

Caring For Your Parents

Author: Hugh Delehanty
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 140275857X
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"Practical advice you can trust from the experts at AARP"--Cover.

Assistive Technologies Concepts Methodologies Tools And Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466644230
Size: 70.93 MB
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Individuals with disabilities often have difficulty accomplishing tasks, living independently, and utilizing information technologies; simple aspects of daily life taken for granted by non-disabled individuals. Assistive Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications presents a comprehensive collection of research, developments, and knowledge on technologies that enable disabled individuals to function effectively and accomplish otherwise impossible tasks. These volumes serve as a crucial reference source for experts in fields as diverse as healthcare, information science, education, engineering, and human-computer interaction, with applications bridging multiple disciplines.

Library Journal

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.