Taylor & Francis India: End of Life and Long Term Care

  • The 'Other' in Ourselves: Exploring the educational power of the humanities and arts book cover

    The 'Other' in Ourselves

    Exploring the educational power of the humanities and arts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate de Medeiros, Kelly Niles-Yokum, Judith L. Howe

    Increasingly, scholars from many disciplines have begun to incorporate various modalities from the humanities and arts – novels, films, artwork, and other forms of expression – to help connect students with the experience of aging in deeply meaningful and person-centered ways. This collection…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • International Handbook of Positive Aging book cover

    International Handbook of Positive Aging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachael E. Docking, Jennifer Stock

    As our global demographic shifts towards an increasingly aging population, we have an opportunity to transform how we experience and think about getting older and embrace the diversity and contribution that this population can bring to society. The International Handbook of Positive Aging showcases…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Ageing: Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life book cover

    Negotiating Ageing

    Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life, 1st Edition

    By Simon Biggs

    The world is growing older and this is a historically unprecedented phenomenon. Negotiating such change, personally, socially and for governments and international organisations requires an act of cultural adaptation. Two key questions arise: What is the purpose of a long life? and How do we adapt…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Social Death: Questioning the life-death boundary book cover

    Social Death

    Questioning the life-death boundary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jana Králová, Tony Walter

    Social death occurs when the social existence of a person or group ceases. With an individual, it can occur before or after physical death. Scholars in a wide range of disciplines have applied the concept to very diverse issues – including genocide, slavery, dementia, hospitalisation, and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons: International Perspectives book cover

    Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did, and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Feminist Perspectives on Social Work and Human Sexuality book cover

    Feminist Perspectives on Social Work and Human Sexuality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Valentich, James Gripton

    First published in 1985, this ground-breaking volume contributes to a largely neglected area of social work research, theory and practice. The collection of essays by internationally known social work educators and practitioners applies feminist perspectives to a wide range of issues influencing…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge

  • Compassionate Communities: Case Studies from Britain and Europe book cover

    Compassionate Communities

    Case Studies from Britain and Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus Wegleitner, Katharina Heimerl, Allan Kellehear

    Compassionate communities are communities that provide assistance for those in need of end of life care, separate from any official heath service provision that may already be available within the community. This idea was developed in 2005 in Allan Kellehear’s seminal volume- Compassionate…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Older People and Migration: Challenges for Social Work book cover

    Older People and Migration

    Challenges for Social Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Lawrence, Sandra Torres

    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 examples from a variety of contexts and countries, this book…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • The Affordable Care Act: Advancing Long-Term Care Policy in the United States book cover

    The Affordable Care Act

    Advancing Long-Term Care Policy in the United States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Miller

    Long-term care in the United States and other countries suffers multiple problems. Many people find it difficult to afford the high costs of services available and there is often inadequate care coordination, which compromises care quality, particularly amongst those eligible for multiple public…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Women and Aging International: Diversity, Challenges and Contributions book cover

    Women and Aging International

    Diversity, Challenges and Contributions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lee Ann Mjelde-Mossey, Iris Chi

    According to a recent population report by the United Nations, "in most countries, older women greatly outnumber older men. In many cases, the difference is so large that the concerns of the older population should in fact be viewed primarily as the concerns of older women." Internationally, the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Volunteerism in Geriatric Settings book cover

    Volunteerism in Geriatric Settings

    1st Edition

    By Vera R Jackson

    Volunteerism in Geriatric Settings is an instructional tool for activity directors and others interested in successful volunteer program management. It examines three dimensions of volunteerism: the distinctive dynamics of the volunteer program within the geriatric setting; the behaviors and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Aging Families and Use of Proverbs for Values Enrichment book cover

    Aging Families and Use of Proverbs for Values Enrichment

    1st Edition

    By Vera R Jackson

    Those providing services to older persons must develop intervention strategies that are relevant to their clients’life experiences. Aging Families and Use of Proverbs for Values Enrichment presents administrators, practitioners, educators, researchers, and students with intervention models…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge

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