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Necessary Conversations

Between Families and Their Aging Parents

by Gerald Kaufman & L. Marlene Kaufman

<p>In this timely book, long-time family counselors, Gerald and Marlene Kaufman, urge aging people, their adult children, family members, and other caretakers to talk directly with each other about the decisions that lie ahead as they age. "Do ...

ISBN: 9781680991840

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No Act of Love Is Ever Wasted

The Spirituality of Caring for Persons with Dementia

by Jane Marie Thibault & Richard L. Morgan

<p>With more than 5 million people in the United States living with Alzheimer's disease and nearly 10 million loved ones caring for them, addressing the concerns of these elders and their caregivers is a matter of increasing importance. Relying ...

ISBN: 9780835818049

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Older People and Migration

Challenges for Social Work

by Susan Lawrence & Sandra Torres

<p>With neo-liberal resource rationing, and the onus of cost shifting from the state to individuals, families, and communities, migration issues can add a further layer of complexity to the question of caring for the elderly. By presenting ...

ISBN: 9781317388005

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Palliare: A Handbook for Palliative Care Volunteers in NSW

by Alex Huntir

<p>“Palliare: A Handbook for Palliative Care Volunteers in NSW” offers background and practical guidance for people who volunteer in palliative care settings.<br />Chapters include Introduction to Palliative Care, The Volunteer&apos;s Role, ...

ISBN: 9780994438713

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Parenting Your Parents

A Practical Guide for Caregivers

by Dr. Grant Ethridge & Tammy Ethridge

<p><strong>Help and Hope for the Hard Road Ahead</strong><br />  <br /> If you are currently providing care for your aging parents or facing the prospect of doing so in the near future, you are definitely not alone. Dr. Grant Ethridge and his ...

ISBN: 9780736977234

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Parkinson's Disease and Dementia Family Caregiver Series: How our family prepared a home to care for our elderly parents

by Lori Cain

<p>My husband and I live with and care for both of his elderly parents and my mother. Our experiences as family caregivers inspired this series of e-booklets. In this first booklet: How our family prepared a home to care for our elderly parents ...

ISBN: 9781370912476

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Parkinson’s Disease And Dementia: A Family Caregivers Series: Finding a care home

by Lori Cain

<p>My husband and I live with and care for both of his elderly parents and my mother. Our experiences over the past two years as family care givers inspired this series of guide books. In the second volume, Finding a care home, I share the steps

ISBN: 9781310260254

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Parkinson’s Disease And Dementia: A Family Caregivers Series: How our family prepared a home to care for our elderly parents

by Lori Cain

<p>My husband and I live with and care for both of his elderly parents and my mother. Our experiences over the past two years as family care givers inspired this series of guide books. In my first volume How our family prepared a home to care ...

ISBN: 9781310506048

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Quacks: Two Years as a Patient in a Veteran Affairs Nursing Home

by Fred Dungan

<p>I do not want to convey the impression that Veterans Affairs medical care is hopelessly flawed. However, I am of the opinion that it need to work on its priorities. It is all show and no go, with the emphasis placed on what VIP's see when ...

ISBN: 9781370410569

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Raising a Difficult, Elderly Parent

by Daisy Crockett

<p>Imagine as a daughter and caregiver, constantly hearing your elderly mom say, “If I had a gun, I would kill you,” and “Everyone says you are a terrible daughter.” Imagine the incredible pain those words and others equally destructive caused ...

ISBN: 9781681979670

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Recipes for Reminiscence

The Year in Food-Related Memories, Activities and Tastes

by Danny Walsh

<p>This book, written by the author of The Activity and Reminiscence Yearbook, is all about exploring our very close relationship with food and its preparation. Because food plays such an important and pleasurable part in our lives it triggers ...

ISBN: 9781351705363

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Reminiscing Our Heritage

The 70s to the Millennium

by Danny Walsh

<p>This book is designed to be used by anybody working with older adults in residential, nursing and day care facilities. It provides a wealth of reminiscence material which can be used in a number of ways to rekindle memories and provide ...

ISBN: 9781351704229

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Restore Elder Pride

Shift the Paradigm

by Jerry Rhoads

<p>In 2006, seventy-seven million baby boomerspeople who worked hard all their liveswill begin to turn sixty. They have a right to expect the best of everything, but if the nursing home industry doesnt change dramatically and soon, they can only

ISBN: 9781475963892

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ReValuing Care in Theory, Law and Policy

Cycles and Connections

by Ruth Fletcher, Chris Beasley & Rosie Harding

<p>Care is central to life, and yet is all too often undervalued, taken for granted, and hidden from view. This collection of fourteen substantive and highly innovative essays, along with its insightful introduction, seeks to explore the ...

ISBN: 9781317373834

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My Year As An Accidental Caregiver

by Jana Panarites

<p>In November 2009 Jana Panarites was scrambling to make ends meet in LA. Her career spiraling out of control, she didn't think life could get any worse until she learned of her father's sudden death two days before Thanksgiving. She flew east ...

ISBN: 9780996403511

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Scattering Ashes

A Memoir of Letting Go

by Joan Z. Rough

<p>When her alcoholic and emotionally abusive mother’s health declines, Joan Rough invites her to move in with her. Rough longs to be the “good daughter,” helping her narcissistic mother face the reality of her coming death. But when repressed ...

ISBN: 9781631520969

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Self-Compassion as a Tool for Self-Management

by Irene S. Roth

<p>It can be hard to be self-compassionate towards ourselves. Yet we have no real problems to be compassionate and kind to others. We need to rethink this for optimal health. It’s not that we shouldn’t be kind to others. However, we must also ...

ISBN: 9780463885017

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Seniors and Squalor: Competency, Autonomy, and the Mistake of Forced Intervention

by Lisa Johnson

<p>This book will help readers to better understand and address a strange social phenomenon: the apparent choice by some seniors to live in squalor.</p> <p>• Incorporates the latest research concerning laws and medical classifications</p> <p>•

ISBN: 9781440854002

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Serving the Elderly

Skills for Practice

by Paul Kim

<p>Broadly speaking there are two kinds of professional practice skills relevant to the burgeoning field of gerontological human service: clinical modalities and macro strategies. This book identifies seven essential approaches to clinical ...

ISBN: 9781351491341

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Shingles Relief! Cutting Through the BS What Works. What Doesn't.

by Alan Novarc

<p>"Shingles Relief!" presents a broader spectrum of science-based remediation and disease management solutions for Shingles and PHN (postherpetic neuralgia) sufferers. The book does not attempt to rehash information already widely available on ...

ISBN: 9781370953097

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